Illustration: Niklas Elmehed. Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2018

The award of the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine to Dr Jim Allison and Dr Tasuku Honjo is a defining moment for cancer research that we want to recognize.

You’ll hear from Dr Allison on the very day he heard the announcement, as well as take a closer look at what it takes to be a great scientist and the limitations on how many people the Nobel Prize can recognize in a given year.

If you want to increase your chance of winning, 1993 laureate Sir Richard Roberts FRS takes us through his “Ten Simple Rules to Win a Nobel Prize.”