The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think. The prizes are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.
Every year, in a gala ceremony in Harvard's Sanders Theatre, 1200 splendidly eccentric spectators watch the winners step forward to accept their Prizes. These are physically handed out by genuinely bemused genuine Nobel laureates
PUBLIC HEALTH PRIZE:
"Surgical Management of an Epidemic of Penile Amputations in Siam,"
"'Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beer Holder' /People who think they are drunk also think they are attractive
Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus, for making it illegal to applaud in public, AND to the Belarus State Police, for arresting a one-armed man for applauding.
Ig Nobel Prize en PHARMACOSERÍAS