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  YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Awards are often signified by trophies, titles, certificates, commemorative plaques, medals, badges, pins or ribbons.
Awards can be given by any person or institution, although the prestige of an award may depend on the status of the awarder.
One common type of award in the United States is the employee of the month award, in which typically the recipients' names are listed in a prominent place in the business for that month.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/award   (459 words)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Medals
Some medals are however issued, either by official authorities or privately, on a large scale, often for sale (some largely meant to raise funds by the proceeds, even as a commercial enterprise) not as an individual distinction but rather as a souvenir, commemoration or other use without numerical limitation, such as devotional medals.
The Medal of Honor of the United States armed forces is a bravery award worn around the neck, and may therefore be more rightly classified as a decoration.
The Nobel Foundation, the organization awarding the prestigious Nobel Prize, presents each winner "an assignment for the amount of the prize, a diploma, and a gold medal..."?title=This example of a medal would be displayed on a table or in a cabinet, rather than worn by the winner.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Medals   (920 words)

  
 Nobel Prize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nobel Prizes are prizes instituted by the will of Alfred Nobel, awarded to people (and also to organizations in the case of the Nobel Peace Prize) who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society.
The prizes are awarded at formal ceremonies held annually on December 10, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death.
For example, in 2002, a Prize was awarded to Koichi Tanaka and John Fenn for the development of mass spectrometry in protein chemistry, failing to recognise the achievements of Franz Hillenkamp and Michael Karas of the Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Frankfurt.
www.higiena-system.com /wiki/link-Nobel_Prize   (2848 words)

  
 International Mathematical Union (IMU) - Prizes
IMU Prizes are awarded every four years at the Opening Ceremony of the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM).
The Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize is awarded for outstanding mathematical contributions that have found significant applications outside of mathematics.
The Prize will be awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country less than 45 years of age at the time of the award, who has conducted outstanding research in a developing country.
www.mathunion.org /medals   (260 words)

  
 Nobel Prize - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Image:Nobel medal dsc06171.jpg Image:Nobel prize medal.jpg The Nobel Prizes are prizes instituted by the will of Alfred Nobel, awarded to people (and also to organizations in the case of the Nobel Peace Prize) who have done outstanding research, invented groundbreaking techniques or equipment, or made outstanding contributions to society.
Although Nobel's will established the prizes, because his plan was incomplete and due to various other hurdles, it took five years before the Nobel Foundation could be established and the first prizes awarded in 1901.
This was the case with UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld (1961, Peace Prize) and Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1931, Literature) — both of whom were awarded the prize in the years they died.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Nobel_Prize   (2026 words)

  
 List of prizes, medals, and awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Demidov Prize - prize established in 1831 for humanities and natural sciences and annually awarded to russian scientists in Yekaterinburg, Russia.
King Faisal Foundation Prize -- King Faisal Foundation was established in 1976 by the eight sons of the late King Faisal ibn Abd Al Aziz, a son of Saudi Arabia's founder and the Kingdom's third monarch.
Prizes for Service to Islam, Islamic Studies and Arabic Literature were established in 1977 and first awarded in 1979.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_prizes,_medals,_and_awards   (1478 words)

  
 Bell Labs Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The medal is awarded by the U.S. President to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical or engineering sciences." The awards, administered by the National Science Foundation, have gone to nine Bell Labs researchers.
The National Medal of Technology is presented by the United States President to individuals, teams or companies, for accomplishments in the innovation, development, commercialization and management of technology, made evident by the establishment of new or significantly improved products, processes, or services.
Each year, IEEE awards the medal, which is the highest honor in the electrical engineering community, to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field.
www.bell-labs.com /about/awards.html   (1684 words)

  
 Restaurant Decor
Civil decorations awarded to military personnel should not be considered military decorations, although some orders of chivalry have civil and military divisions.
Decorations received by police and fire brigade personnel may sometimes be considered alongside military decorations, on which they may be modelled, although they are strictly not military awards.
Lists of decorations which may be worn on military and civil uniform
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 List of reference tables - Gurupedia
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
www.gurupedia.com /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.htm   (1148 words)

  
 Lists of people
This list does not include fictional characters, e.g., people like Arthur the Knight are included but King Arthur is not.
List of people who lived to the age of 100
List of people known as the father or mother of something
www.fact-index.com /l/li/lists_of_people.html   (289 words)

  
 Cesar Award
The César Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975.
The nationally televised award ceremony is held in the Théatre du Châtelet, in Paris each February.
The name of the award comes from the sculptor, César Baldaccini[?] (1921-1998).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ce/Cesar_Award.html   (392 words)

  
 LMS Prizes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
There are seven Prizes and one Medal awarded regularly by Council: the De Morgan Medal (triennial), the Polya Prize (two years out of three), the Senior Berwick Prize, the Senior Whitehead Prize, the Naylor Prize and Lectureship, the Berwick Prize and the Fröhlich (biennial) and the Whitehead Prizes (annual).
In addition, the Society jointly with the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications awards the David Crighton Medal (triennial).
The Society annually awards a Cecil King Travel Scholarship in Mathematics to a young mathematician of outstanding promise, to support a period of study or research abroad for a typical period of three months, to enhance his or her studies and further his or her career development.
www.lms.ac.uk /activities/prizes_com/index.html   (141 words)

  
 IEEE Awards and Recognitions
For nearly a century, the IEEE Awards program has paid tribute to technical professionals whose exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions have made a lasting impact on technology, society and the engineering profession.
The annual IEEE Awards Booklet, distributed at the Honors Ceremony, highlights the accomplishments of each year's IEEE Award and Medal recipients.
The IEEE establishes Joint Awards with National Societies in other countries to recognize individuals who have made significant technical, educational or service contributions to the engineering profession or to society in general.
www.ieee.org /about/awards   (269 words)

  
 Pauling Centenary Celebration - Multimedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences--for the prizes in physics and chemistry--represents Nature in the form of a goddess resembling Isis, emerging from the clouds and holding in her arms a cornucopia.
The veil that covers her cold and austere face is held by the Genius of Science.
The Swedish medals bear the Latin inscription "Inventas vitam juvat excoluisse per artes," which is taken from Virgil's Aeneid and means "And they who bettered life on earth by new-found mastery." They are designed by Erik Lindberg.
pauling.library.oregonstate.edu /medals-nobelchemistry.htm   (123 words)

  
 Learn more about Literature in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Comics are stories told in a combination of sequential artwork,dialogue and text.
List of prizes, medals, and awards for literary prizes.
Internet Book List - A database of many books with user reviews and ratings
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/literature_1.html   (2083 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Arts : Awards
The Kennedy Center Honors are awarded annually for exemplary lifetime achievement in the performing arts.
Awards are often signified by trophies, certificates, plaques, medals, badges, pins or ribbons.
An award can simply be the public acknowledgment of excellence.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Arts-Awards.shtml   (484 words)

  
 Children's Book Awards and Other Literary Prizes
Awards for nonprint media such as computer software or video for children and young adults are also included.
Award for a work of historical fiction from a U.S. publisher and set in the New World.
Award to a single volume of poetry published for children in a calendar year.
falcon.jmu.edu /~ramseyil/awards.htm   (1738 words)

  
 AAS-Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Awards are made to early-career researchers under 40 and to career reseachers for life-long achievements.
We also support research through travelling fellowships and through conferences that focus on rapidly developing fields of research (the Fenner, White and Boden Research Conferences).
The Academy holds a collection of medals awarded by various organisations in Australia for distinguished contributions to science and technology.
www.science.org.au /awards/index.htm   (125 words)

  
 CILIP | About our Medals and Awards
CILIP and its Special Interest Groups run a programme of annual awards which recognise and reward good practice, whether it is: promoting library and information services to users; developing a major database; setting up a brand new information service or training and developing staff.
The Awards are about promoting excellence, whether it’s within the library and information sector or in sectors with a close affinity such as publishing.
They are a way of highlighting quality and sharing the best our profession has to offer, bringing it to a wider audience within our sector and to the wider community.
www.cilip.org.uk /aboutcilip/medalsandawards   (165 words)

  
 List of prizes, medals, and awards - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Kyoto Prize: Advanced Technology, Basic Sciences, Arts and Philosophy.
Prince of Asturias Awards - Achievement in the sciences, public affairs, humanities
Carnegie Prize, the highest award for painting in the world
www.infosearchpoint.com /display/Civilian_award   (224 words)

  
 Wikinfo | List of people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
List of people who died in plane crashes
List of men who walked on the moon
For more tables and lists, see List of reference tables
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=List_of_people   (205 words)

  
 List of prizes, medals, and awards in Singapore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of prizes, medals, and awards in Singapore
This is a list of prizes, medals and awards including cups, trophies, bowls, badges, state decorations etc, awarded in Singapore.
Awards and decorations of the Singapore Police Force
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_prizes,_medals,_and_awards_in_Singapore   (149 words)

  
 Secret Society, Fraternal organizations abbreviations, slogans, mottoes, a complete list.
This is a fairly exhaustive listing, listing all those groups who issued exonumia items, but does not list all known 'Greek' societies, nor does it list the many other groups who have not issued exonumia.
The medals look like those of the JrOUAM but there is an open Bible instead of the arm and hammer laying on the Square and Compass.
A comprehensive list of all societies that have undergone name changes, status changes (such as conversion from a fraternal to another type of organization) or were lost through mergers.
www.exonumia.com /art/society2.htm   (2906 words)

  
 Top20Scouting.com - Your Top20 Guide for Scouting!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Historically in the United States, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) used this symbol as an award called the World Crest.
It was given to scouts and scouters who had participated in an international scouting event, such as a World Jamboree.
Listed links may put this banner on their website.
www.top20scouting.com   (3352 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Reference : Bibliography [2] : Literature
Nations can have literatures, as can corporations, philosophical schools or historical periods.
Internet Book List - Similair to IMDB but for books.
Here you find the list of authors of this article.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Reference-Bibliography/Literature.shtml   (2950 words)

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