FACTOID # 2: Puerto Rico has roughly the same gross state product as Montana, Wyoming and North Dakota combined.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > List of prizes, medals, and awards

A list of famous prizes, medals and awards including cups, trophies, bowls, badges, state decorations etc. Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... A prize is an award given to a person or a group of people to recognise and reward actions or achievements. ... A medal is a small metal object, usually engraved with insignia, that is awarded to a person for athletic, military, scientific, academic or some other kind of achievement. ... Look up Award in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Cups may refer to: the Common Unix Printing System cup as a drinking vessel, a unit of volume, etc. ... Some loving-cup trophies seen in the London Irish clubhouse at Sunbury in 2002. ... Look up Bowl in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Badge (disambiguation) NY NJ Port Authority Police Department Badge. ... State decorations are orders, medals and other decorations granted by a state. ...

Lists of people
By belief
By nationality
By occupation
By office held
By prize won

Contents

People denotes a group of humans, either with unspecified traits, or specific characteristics (e. ... These are articles that list people of a particular religious or political belief. ... There are a variety of articles listing people of a particular nationality. ... People whose articles appear in the variety of lists given below should in some way be noteworthy for their occupation. ... These are lists of incumbents, i. ...

Science and technology

A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the surface of the Earth for the first time and explore space. ...

Science and technology (general and miscellaneous)

A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the surface of the Earth for the first time and explore space. ... The Albert Einstein World Award for Science is a yearly award given by the World Cultural Council as a means of recognition, and as an incentive to scientific and technological research and development, with special consideration for researches which have brought true benefit and well being to mankind. The award... The Alexander Agassiz Medal is awarded by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences for an original contribution in the science of oceanography. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... The Automotive X PRIZE is a prize from the X PRIZE Foundation. ... The International Balzan Prize Foundation awards four annual monetary prizes to people or organisations who have made outstanding achievements in the fields of humanities, natural sciences, culture, as well as for endeavours for peace and the brotherhood of man. ... The Berthold Leibinger Innovationspreis is an innovation prize for applied laser technology open for participants world wide. ... The German foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung was founded in 1992 by the engineer, entrepreneur and patron Berthold Leibinger in Ditzingen near Stuttgart, Germany. ... The Copley Medal is a scientific award for work in any field of science, the highest award granted by the Royal Society of London. ... == Headline text ==cant there be some kind of picture somewhere so i can see by picture???? Physical science is a encompassing term for the branches of natural science, and science, that study non-living systems, in contrast to the biological sciences. ... Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology is the science of life (from the Greek words bios = life and logos = word). ... For other uses, see Royal Society (disambiguation). ... The Crafoord Prize was established in 1980 by Holger Crafoord, the inventor of the artificial kidney, and his wife Anna-Greta Crafoord. ... The Dan David Prize annually gives three $1 million prizes to honor achievements aimed at understanding or affecting the world. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ... Paven Nikolaevich Demidov, the founder of the prize Demidov Prize (Russian: Демидовская премия) used to be a national scientific prize in the Russian Empire awarded annually to the members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. ... Snow-covered statue of Sverdlov in Yekaterinburg Yekaterinburgs Church on the Blood built on the spot where the Tsar and his family were executed. ... The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind, often referred to as the Korean equivalent of the Nobel Prize. ... Hubbard Medal The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research. ... This article is about the organization. ... The Japan Prize is awarded to people from all parts of the world whose original and outstanding achievements in science and technology are recognized as having advanced the frontiers of knowledge and served the cause of peace and prosperity for mankind. ... The John G. Clark Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Cultic Studies, is an award created by the American Family Foundation, in honor of noted Harvard psychiatrist, John Gordon Clark, M.D. 1990 - John Hochman, M.D.[1], Steve K. D. Eichel, Ph. ... Fred Kavli, b. ... The Kyoto Prize (京都賞) has been awarded annually since 1984 by the Inamori Foundation, founded by Kazuo Inamori (fortune from ceramics). ... The Mary Woodward Lasker Award for Public Service is awarded by the Lasker Foundation. ... The Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science. ... Lenin Prize (Russian: Ле́нинская пре́мия) was one of the highest awards in the Soviet Union. ... The Lomonosov Gold Medal, named after Russian scientist and polymath Mikhail Lomonosov, is awarded each year since 1959 for outstanding achievements in the natural sciences and the humanities by the USSR Academy of Sciences and later the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). ... The term natural science as the way in which different fields of study are defined is determined as much by historical convention as by the present day meaning of the words. ... For other uses, see Humanities (disambiguation). ... Russian Academy of Sciences (Росси́йская Акаде́мия Нау́к) is the national academy of Russia. ... The Marcel Benoist Foundation was founded originally to make an annual monetary award to a scientist of Swiss nationality or resident of Switzerland who has made the most useful scientific discovery, with emphasis on those affecting human life. ... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... For other uses, see Humanities (disambiguation). ... National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor given by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. ... The logo of the National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. ... The National Medal of Technology is an honor granted by the President of the United States to inventors and innovators that have made significant contributions to the development of new and important technology. ... Nicolas François Appert (1750 - 1840-41?): French inventor of airtight food preservation. ... Institute of Food Technologists The Insitute of Food Technologists or IFT is an international, non-profit professional organization for the advancement of food science and technology. ... The food technology room at Marling School in Stroud, Gloucestershire. ... The Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest is given annually by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (in Swedish Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or , founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... The Nuclear-Free Future Award is awarded to people committed against nuclear arms and energy. ... The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e. ... The Prince of Asturias Awards (Spanish: Premios Príncipe de Asturias, Asturian: Premios Príncipe dAsturies) is a series of annual prizes given in Spain by the Fundación Príncipe de Asturias to individuals, entities, organizations or others from around the world who make notable achievements in the... A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... // The term Public Relations was first used by the US President Thomas Jefferson during his address to Congress in 1807. ... For other uses, see Humanities (disambiguation). ... Don Felipe, Prince of Asturias (Felipe Juan Pablo Alfonso de Todos los Santos de Borbón y de Grecia) born January 30, 1968), is the third child of King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofía of Spain. ... In 1796, Benjamin Thompson, known as Count Rumford, gave $5000 separately to the Royal Society of London and the other by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to give awards every two years for outstanding scientific research on heat or light. ... For other uses, see Royal Society (disambiguation). ... Not to be confused with the Rumford Medal In 1796, Benjamin Thompson, known as Count Rumford, gave $5000 separately to the Royal Society of London and the other by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences to give awards every two years for outstanding scientific research on heat or light. ... The House of the Academy, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... The Rutherford Medal (known as the Gold Medal until 2000) is the premier award of the Royal Society of New Zealand, and has been awarded annually since 1991 in recognition of people who have made outstanding contributions to New Zealand society and culture in science, mathematics, social science, and technology. ... The Royal Society of New Zealand was founded in 1851 and is the premier learned society in New Zealand. ... The Shaw Prize is established by Sir Run Run Shaw (邵逸夫 1907–), a leader in the media industry in Hong Kong and a long-time philanthropist, to, in the official words, honor individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic... The State Science and Technology Prizes (國家科學技術獎) is the highest honor in Peoples Republic of China in science and technology, in order to recognize citizens and organizations who have made remarkable contributions to scientific and technological progress, and to promote the development of science and technology. ... The Vannevar Bush Award has been given each year since 1980 by National Science Foundation to persons who contributed most toward the welfare of mankind and the nation. The award is named after the American scientist Vannevar Bush (1890-1974). ... The logo of the National Science Foundation The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent United States government agency that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. ... The Wayne B. Nottingham Prize is awarded annually at the Physical Electronics Conference, a conference that focuses on new research results in surface science and in the chemistry of surfaces and interfaces. ... Surface science is the study of physical and chemical phenomena that occur at the interface of two phases, including solid-liquid interfaces, solid-gas interfaces, solid-vacuum interfaces, and liquid-gas interfaces. ... The Werner-von-Siemens-Ring is considered to be among the highest ranking awards for technical sciences in Germany. ...

Agriculture

Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Agriculture: 1978 George F. Sprague, John C. Walker 1979 Jay L. Lush, Sir Kenneth Blaxter 1980 Karl Maramorosch 1981 John O. Almquist, Henry A. Lardy, Glenn W. Salisbury 1982 Wendell L. Roelofs 1983/4 Don Kirkham, Cornellis T. de Witt 1984/5 Robert... The Wolf Foundation was established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel. ... The World Food Prize is an international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. ...

Astronomy

For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... The Catherine Wolfe Bruce gold medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy. ... The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) was founded in San Francisco in 1889. ... The Klumpke-Roberts Award was established from a bequest astronomer Dorothea Klumpke-Roberts and recognizes outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. ... The Robert J. Trumpler Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is given annually to a recent recipient of the Ph. ... The Amateur Achievement Award recognizes significant contributions to astronomy or amateur astronomy by those not employed in the field of astronomy in a professional capacity. ... The Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is jointly awarded each year by the American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics for outstanding work in astrophysics. ... Spiral Galaxy ESO 269-57 Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, including the physical properties (luminosity, density, temperature, and chemical composition) of celestial objects such as stars, galaxies, and the interstellar medium, as well as their interactions. ... The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a US society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The main aim of the AAS is provide a political voice for its members and organise their lobbying. ... The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a professional body representing American physicists and publishing physics related journals. ... Gold Medal awarded to Asaph Hall The Gold Medal is the highest award of the Royal Astronomical Society. ... For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... This article is about the British Society. ... The George Van Biesbroeck Prize is awarded annually, honoring a living individual for a long-term achievement in the field of astronomy, typically far beyond the requirements of an awardees paid position. ... For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a US society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The main aim of the AAS is provide a political voice for its members and organise their lobbying. ... The James Craig Watson Medal was established by the bequest of James Craig Watson, and is awarded by the US National Academy of Sciences for contributions to astronomy. ... For other uses, see Astronomy (disambiguation). ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ...

Aviation and space technology

Aviation encompasses all the activities relating to airborne devices created by human ingenuity, generally known as aircraft. ... Space technology is a term that is often treated as a category. ... The Americas Space Prize Logo Americas Space Prize is a US$50 million orbital spaceflight competition established and funded by hotel entrepreneur Robert Bigelow. ... For other uses, see X Prize (disambiguation). ... Mojave Aerospace Ventures (MAV) is a company founded by Paul Allen and Burt Rutan to handle the commercial spinoffs from the Tier One project. ... The Centennial Challenges are NASA inducement prize contests for non-government-funded technological achievements by American teams. ... -1... The Collier Trophy is the most prestigious award in the aviation field, given once a year to those that have made the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been... The Google Lunar X PRIZE, sometimes referred to as simply Moon 2. ... The Gordon Bennett Cup in ballooning is the worlds oldest and most respected gas balloon race first run on September 30, 1906 in Paris, France. ... The Harmon Aviator Trophy The Harmon Aviatrix Trophy The Harmon Trophy is a set of three international trophies, to be awarded annually to the worlds outstanding aviator, aviatrix (female aviator), and aeronaut (balloon or dirigible). ... The Heinlein Prize for Advances in Space Commercialization, generally known as the Heinlein Prize, was founded in 1988 to reward individuals who make practical contributions to the commercialization of space. ... Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering concerning aircraft, spacecraft and related topics. ... Charles Lindbergh (left) and Raymond Orteig The Orteig Prize was a $25,000 reward offered in 1919 by hotel owner Raymond Orteig to the first allied aviator(s) to fly non-stop from New York City to Paris or vice-versa. ... Charles Augustus Lindbergh (4 February 1902 – 26 August 1974), known as Lucky Lindy and The Lone Eagle, was an American pilot famous for the first solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic, from Roosevelt Field, Long Island to Paris in 1927 in the Spirit of St. ... The Polaris Award is a decoration associated with civil aviation, awarded by IFALPA to airline crews in recognition for acts of exceptional airmanship, heroic action or a combination of these two attributes. ... The Sikorsky Prize is a $20,000 reward establed in 1980 by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) to the first controled flight of a human powered helicopter. ... Established in 1927, this award recognizes individuals who have made notable contributions in the engineering design, development, or operation of air and space vehicles. ...

Biological sciences

Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology is the science of life (from the Greek words bios = life and logos = word). ... The Clarke Medal is awarded by the Royal Society of New South Wales (Australia) for distinguished work in the Natural sciences. ... The Royal Society of New South Wales is a learned society based in Sydney, Australia. ... The Michelson–Morley experiment was used to disprove that light propagated through a luminiferous aether. ... Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry is an annual prize awarded by Columbia University to a researcher or group of researchers that have made an outstanding contribution in basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry. ... Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ... The D.L. Serventy Medal may be awarded annually by the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for outstanding published work on birds in the Australasian region. ... This article is about the field of zoology. ... Australia The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union was founded in 1901 to promote the study and conservation of the native bird species of Australia, making it the oldest national birding association of that country. ... The United States Department of State, like other agencies of the U.S. federal government, gives civilian decorations for outstanding service, sacrifice, or heroism. ... Open access (OA) means immediate, free and unrestricted online access to digital scholarly material[1], primarily peer-reviewed research articles in scholarly journals. ... Biology studies the variety of life (clockwise from top-left) E. coli, tree fern, gazelle, Goliath beetle Biology (from Greek: βίος, bio, life; and λόγος, logos, knowledge), also referred to as the biological sciences, is the study of living organisms utilizing the scientific method. ... The John Hobbs Medal may be awarded annually by the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union for major contributions to ornithology as an amateur. ... This article is about the field of zoology. ... Australia The Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union was founded in 1901 to promote the study and conservation of the native bird species of Australia, making it the oldest national birding association of that country. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... The Karolinska Institute or Karolinska institutet is a medical university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The ASCBs highest honor for science, the E.B. Wilson Medal is presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for significant and far-reaching contributions to cell biology over the course of a career. ...

Chemistry

For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... The Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) is a worldwide operating physics organization. ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ... Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry is an annual prize awarded by Columbia University to a researcher or group of researchers that have made an outstanding contribution in basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry. ... Alma Mater Columbia University is a private university in the United States and a member of the Ivy League. ... The Glenn T. Seaborg Medal was first awarded in 1987 by the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry to Nobel prize winning chemist Glenn T. Seaborg, a UCLA alumnus. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... Biochemistry (from Greek: , bios, life and Egyptian kÄ“me, earth[1]) is the study of the chemical processes in living organisms. ... Binomial name Ucla xenogrammus Holleman, 1993 The largemouth triplefin, Ucla xenogrammus, is a fish of the family Tripterygiidae and only member of the genus Ucla, found in the Pacific Ocean from Viet Nam, the Philippines, Palau and the Caroline Islands to Papua New Guinea, Australia (including Christmas Island), and the... Fritz Pregl Prize is awarded annually since 1931 by the Austrian Academy of Sciences from the funds left at its disposal by the Nobel prize-winning chemist Fritz Pregl to an Austrian scientist for distinguished achievements in chemistry. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... The KoÅ‚os Medal is a prestigious medal awarded every 2 years by the University of Warsaw and the Polish Chemical Society for distinction in theoretical or experimental physical chemistry. ... University of Warsaw (Polish: ) is the largest university in Poland. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or , founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... The Priestley Medal is awarded by the American Chemical Society (ACS) for distinguished service in the field of chemistry. ... For other uses, see Chemistry (disambiguation). ... The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a learned society (professional association) based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry. ... Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Chemistry: 1978 Carl Djerassi 1979 Herman F. Mark 1980 Henry Eyring 1981 Joseph Chatt 1982 John C. Polanyi, George C. Pimentel 1983/4 Herbert S. Gutowsky, Harden M. McConnell, John A. Waugh 1984/5 Rudolph A. Marcus 1986 Elias James Corey, Albert Eschenmoser... The Wolf Foundation was established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel. ...

Computer science, engineering, technology and invention

Computer science, or computing science, is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and their implementation and application in computer systems. ... Engineering is the discipline of acquiring and applying knowledge of design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ... By the mid 20th century humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the surface of the Earth for the first time and explore space. ... For the musical form, see Invention (music). ... The Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, was founded in 1947 as the worlds first scientific and educational computing society. ... The A.M. Turing Award is given annually by the Association for Computing Machinery to a person selected for contributions of a technical nature made to the computing community. ... The Alfred Noble Prize is an award created to recognize an outstanding technical paper by an author under the age of 35. ... The Charles Stark Draper Prize is awarded by the National Academy of Engineering for the advancement of engineering and the education of the public about engineering. ... The CODiE awards is a yearly award issued by the Software and Information Industry Association for excellence in software development primarily among its members. ... The EFF Pioneer Award is an annual prize for people who have made significant contributions to the empowerment of individuals in using computers. ... The Enrico Fermi Award is a U.S. government Presidential award honoring scientists of international stature for their lifetime achievement in the development, use, or production of energy. ... Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a non-profit organisation founded in 1985 by Richard Stallman to support the free software movement (free as in freedom), and in particular the GNU project. ... The Free Software Foundation Award for the Advancement of Free Software is annually presented to a person who has made a great contribution to the progress and development of free software, through activities that accord with the spirit of free software. ... Franklin Institute Front steps as seen from the adjacent Moore College This article is about the science museum in Philadelphia. ... The Gibbs Brothers Medal is awarded by the US National Academy of Sciences for outstanding contributions in the field of naval architecture and marine engineering. It was established by a gift from William Francis Gibbs and Frederic H. Gibbs. ... Steamer New York in c. ... The Engine room of Argonaute, a French supply vessel. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... The Gödel Prize is a prize for outstanding papers in theoretical computer science, named after Kurt Gödel and awarded jointly by the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science (EATCS) and the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (ACM SIGACT). ... The Herbrand Award for exceptional contributions to the field of Automated Deduction is an award given by CADE Inc. ... Automated theorem proving (ATP) or automated deduction, currently the most well-developed subfield of automated reasoning (AR), is the proving of mathematical theorems by a computer program. ... The IEEE David Sarnoff Award is an award presented annually by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. ... The IEEE John von Neumann Medal was established by the IEEE Board of Directors in 1990 and may be presented annually for outstanding achievements in computer-related science and technology. ... Not to be confused with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). ... The IEEE Medal of Honor is the highest recognition of the IEEE, and has been awarded once each year since 1917, when its first recipient was Major Edwin H. Armstrong. ... Not to be confused with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). ... Richard W. Hamming Medal is an award given annually by IEEE for exceptional contributions to information sciences, systems and technology. The medal is named after mathematician Richard W. Hamming Richard W. Hamming Medal Recipients 2004 - Jack K. Wolf 2003 - Claude Berrou and Alain Glavieux 2002 - Peter Elias 2001 - A. G... Not to be confused with the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE). ... The IEEE Edison Medal is presented by the IEEE for a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering or the electrical arts. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... IJCAI is the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. ... The IJCAI Award for Research Excellence is an biannual award given at the IJCAI conference to reasearcher in artificial intelligence as a recognition of excellence of their career. ... Donald Ervin Knuth ( or Ka-NOOTH[1], Chinese: [2]) (b. ... One of Donald Knuths reward checks In the preface of each of his books and on his website[1], computer scientist Donald Knuth offers to cheerfully pay a reward of $2. ... The Knuth Prize is a prize for outstanding contributions to the foundations of computer science, named after Donald E. Knuth. ... The Lemelson-MIT Prize, endowed in 1994 by Jerome H. Lemelson, and administered through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is awarded to inventors from the United States for outstanding achievement. ... The longitude prize was a prize offered by the British government through an Act of Parliament in 1714 for the precise determination of a ships longitude. ... Longitude is the east-west geographic coordinate measurement most commonly utilized in cartography and global navigation. ... The Marconi Prize is an annual award recognizing advancements in communications awarded by the Marconi Foundation. ... Copy of the original phone of Alexander Graham Bell at the Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris Telecommunication is the assisted transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... The Millennium Technology Prize is Finlands recognition for innovators that aim to improve quality of life. ... Netflix Prize is a competition for the best algorithm which predict user ratings for a movie, based on his or her predictions for other movies. ... The Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility was established in 1987 in honor of Norbert Wiener to recognize contributions by computer professionals to socially responsible use of computers. ... The Perkin Medal is an award given annually by the American section of the Society of Chemical Industry to a scientist residing in America for an innovation in applied chemistry resulting in outstanding commercial development. ... The Pirelli Internetional Award, originating from 1996, was the first international multimedia competition for the communication of science & technology conducted entirely on the internet. ... The Strix award is an annual award, presented since 1998 in memory of Dr Tony Kent, a past Fellow of the Information Scientists, who died in 1997. ... The Timoshenko Medal is an award given annually by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) to an individual in recognition of distinguished contributions to the field of applied mechanics. ... ASME redirects here. ...

Energy

The International Energy Globe Awards (the World Awards for Sustainability) have been awarded annually since 1999 to recognise projects that make careful and economical use of resources and employ alternative energy sources. ...

Geology

This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Aberconway Medal is a medal of the Geological Society of London, formerly awarded annually by the Institution of Geologists but since the Institutions merger with the Society, in 1990 it has been awarded bianually by the Society. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... J. Willis Ambrose Medal The Ambrose medal is named after the first Geological Association of Canada President, J. Willis Ambrose. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. ... The Arthur L. Day Medal is a prize awarded by the Geological Society of America, established in 1948 by Arthur Louis Day for outstanding distinction in contributing to geologic knowledge through the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems. 2006 Frank M. Richter 2005 Donald W... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of America (or GSA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. ... Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal Charles Doolittle Walcott Medal is an award given out by the National Academy of Sciences every five years to stimulate research in Precambrian or Cambrian life and history. ... The Precambrian (Pre-Cambrian) is an informal name for the supereon comprising the eons of the geologic timescale that came before the current Phanerozoic eon. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... E. R. Ward Neale Medal The Neale Medal is named after the E. R. Ward Neale, past Geological Association of Canada president. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. ... The Logan Medal is the highest award of the Geological Association of Canada. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. ... The Lyell Medal is a scientific medal of the Geological Society of London, equal in status to the Murchison Medal, awarded on the basis of research. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... This article is about the Murchison Medal of the Geological Society of London. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... The Penrose Medal was created in 1927 by R.A.F. Penrose, Jr. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of America (or GSA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the geosciences. ... The Prestwich Medal is a medal of the Geological Society of London established in the will of Joseph Prestwich to apply the accumulated annual proceeds…at the end of every three years, in providing a Gold Medal to the value of Twenty Pounds which, with the remainder of the proceeds... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... The R.J.W. Douglas Medal is presented annually by the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists in recognition of outstanding contributions to the understanding of sedimentary geology in Canada, commending major contributions to regional tectonics, petroleum and structural geology. ... Petroleum geology is a term used to refer to the specific set of geological disciplines that are applied to the search for hydrocarbons (oil exploration). ... The Sue Tyler Friedman Medal is awarded by the Geological Society of London for work on the history of geology. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... The Thorarinsson Medal is awarded by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior for outstanding contributions to the general field of volcanology. ... Volcanology (also spelled vulcanology) is the study of volcanoes, lava, magma, and related geological phenomena. ... The William H. Twenhofel Medal is the highest award given by the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM). ... Two types of sedimentary rock: limey shale overlaid by limestone. ... The Society for Sedimentary Geology is an international not-for-profit, scientific society based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. ... The William Smith Medal is a Medal of the Geological Society of London, awarded for outstanding research in applied or economic geology. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... The Wollaston Medal is a scientific award for geology, the highest award granted by the Geological Society of London. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Society of London is a learned society based in England with the aim of investigating the mineral structure of the Earth. It is the oldest national geological society in the world and the largest in Europe with over 9000 Fellows entitled to the postnominal FGS - over 2000 of... The Yves Fortier Award is presented annually by the Geological Association of Canada in recognition of a journalist who has been exceptionally effective in presenting an earth science story during the previous calendar year in one of Canadas daily or weekly newspapers. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... The Geological Association of Canada promotes and develops the geological sciences in Canada. ...

Geography

The Murchison Award was first given by the Royal Geographical Society in 1882 for publications judged to have contributed most to geographical science in preceding recent years. ... The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 with the name Geographical Society of London for the advancement of geographical science, under the patronage of King William IV. It absorbed the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (founded by Sir Joseph... Hubbard Medal The Hubbard Medal is awarded by the National Geographic Society for distinction in exploration, discovery, and research. ... This article is about the organization. ... Victoria Medal may refer to: Victoria Medal (geography) by the Royal Geographical Society Victoria Medal (horticulture) by the Royal Horticultural Society Victoria Medal (holmesiana) by the Baker Street Irregulars Victoria Medal (humane) by the Royal Humane Society Victoria Cross military medal of the British Commonwealth Category: ... The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 with the name Geographical Society of London for the advancement of geographical science, under the patronage of King William IV. It absorbed the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (founded by Sir Joseph... The Gold Medal are the most prestigious of the awards presented by the Royal Geographical Society. ... The Royal Geographical Society is a British learned society founded in 1830 with the name Geographical Society of London for the advancement of geographical science, under the patronage of King William IV. It absorbed the Association for Promoting the Discovery of the Interior Parts of Africa (founded by Sir Joseph...

Mathematics

For other meanings of mathematics or uses of math and maths, see Mathematics (disambiguation) and Math (disambiguation). ... The Abel Prize is awarded annually by the King of Norway to outstanding mathematicians. ... See also the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize of the American Historical Society, and not to be confused with the Douglas Adams Prize for homourous writing The Adams Prize is awarded each year by the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and St Johns College to a young... The Bôcher Memorial Prize was founded by the American Mathematical Society in 1923 in memory of Maxime Bôcher with an initial endowment of $1,450 (contributed by members of that society). ... The Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize for Applications of Mathematics is a Mathematics Award, awarded jointly by the International Mathematical Union and the German Mathematical Society for outstanding mathematical contributions that have found significant applications outside of mathematics. It is to be awarded for the first time in 2006, and then... The Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) is a private, non-profit foundation, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... The Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) is a private, non-profit foundation, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and dedicated to increasing and disseminating mathematical knowledge. ... The Clay Research Award is given annually by the Clay Mathematics Institute to mathematicians to recognize their achievement in mathematical research. ... The Cole Prize is one of two prizes awarded to mathematicians by the American Mathematical Society, one for an outstanding contribution to algebra, and the other for an outstanding contribution to number theory. ... The De Morgan Medal is a prize for outstanding contribution to mathematics, awarded by the London Mathematical Society (LMS). ... The Euler Medal is an honor awarded annually to the person(s) with a distinguished lifetime career contribution to combinatorial research by a Fellow of the ICA (the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications) who is still active in research. ... The Fermat prize of mathematical research rewards research works in fields where the contributions of Pierre de Fermat have been decisive: Statements of Variational Principles Foundations of Probability and Analytical Geometry Number theory. ... The obverse of the Fields Medal The Fields Medal is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union, a meeting that takes place every four years. ... The Frederic Esser Nemmers Prize in Mathematics is awarded biennially from Northwestern University. ... The Fröhlich Prize of the London Mathematical Society is awarded in even numbered years in memory of Albrecht Fröhlich. ... The Fulkerson Prize for outstanding papers in the area of discrete mathematics is sponsored jointly by the Mathematical Programming Society (MPS) and the American Mathematical Society (AMS). ... The J. H. Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software is awarded every four years to honour outstanding contributions to the field of numerical software. ... The biennial John Bates Clark Medal is awarded by the American Economic Association to that American economist under the age of forty who is adjudged to have made a significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. Named after the American Neoclassical economist John Bates Clark (1847-1938), it is considered... The John von Neumann Theory Prize of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS, previously The Institute of Management Science, TIMS, and the Operations Research Society of America, ORSA) is awarded annually to an individual (or sometimes group) who have made fundamental and sustained contributions to theory in... The Kirkman Medal is an honor awarded annually by the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications, it recognizes outstanding work by ICA members in their early research careers. ... Lobachevsky Medal (Lobachevsky International Prize) is a medal awarded by Kazan University in honor of Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky, who was a professor there. ... The Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability (Loève Prize) was created in 1992 in honor of Michel Loève by his widow Line. ... The Nevanlinna Prize is a prize for major contributions to mathematical aspects of computer science. ... The Norbert Wiener Prize in Applied Mathematics is a $5000 prize awarded every three years to for an outstanding contribution to applied mathematics in the highest and broadest sense. ... The Ostrowski Prize is a maths award given every other year by an international jury from the universities of Basel, Jerusalem, Waterloo and the academies of Denmark and the Netherlands. ... The Oswald Veblen Prize in Geometry is an award granted by the American Mathematical Society for notable research in geometry or topology. ... This article is about the Pólya Prize awarded by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. ... The SASTRA Ramanujan Prize, founded by Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University in Kumbakonam, India, Srinivasa Ramanujans hometown, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Ramanujans fields of interest. ... The Salem Prize, founded by the widow of Raphael Salem, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Salems field of interest, primarily the theory of Fourier series. ... The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). ... The Shaw Prize is established by Sir Run Run Shaw (邵逸夫 1907–), a leader in the media industry in Hong Kong and a long-time philanthropist, to, in the official words, honor individuals, regardless of race, nationality and religious belief, who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic... The Leroy P. Steele Prizes are awarded every year by the American Mathematical Society, for distinguished research work and writing in the field of mathematics. ... Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Mathematics: 1978 Israel M. Gelfand, Carl L. Siegel 1979 Jean Leray, André Weil 1980 Henri Cartan, Andrei Kolmogorov 1981 Lars Ahlfors, Oscar Zariski 1982 Hassler Whitney, Mark Grigoryevich Krein 1983/4 Shiing S. Chern, Paul ErdÅ‘s 1984/5 Kunihiko Kodaira, Hans...

Medical sciences

For the chemical substances known as medicines, see medication. ... The Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research is awarded by the Lasker Foundation for the understanding, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure of disease. ... The Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science. ... The Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research is awarded by the Lasker Foundation for the understanding, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cure of disease. ... The Albert Lasker Medical Research Awards have been awarded annually since 1946 to living persons who have made major contributions to medical science. ... The Danone International Prize for Nutrition is an award established in 1997 and presented every two years to honour individuals or teams that have advanced the science of human nutrition. ... The Komen Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction was established by the Komen Foundation in 1992 to recognize extraordinary achievement in breast cancer-related basic scientific research and in clinical applications in research, screening and treatment of the disease. ... Susan G. Komen for the Cure, formerly known as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, is an organization supporting breast cancer research. ... The Methuselah Mouse Prize or Mprize is a growing $3. ... For other uses, see X Prize (disambiguation). ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... The Karolinska Institute or Karolinska institutet is a medical university in Stockholm, Sweden. ... The Robert L. Noble Prize (not to be confused with the Nobel Prize) is awarded each year by the National Cancer Institute of Canada to researchers whose contributions have led to a significant advance in cancer research. ... Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Medicine: 1978 George D. Snell, Jean Dausset, Jon J. van Rood 1979 Roger W. Sperry, Arvid Carlsson, Oleh Hornykiewicz 1980 Cesar Milstein, Leo Sachs, Sir James L. Gowans 1981 Barbara McClintock, Stanley N. Cohen 1982 Jean-Pierre Changeux, Solomon H. Snyder, Sir James... The Wolf Foundation was established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel. ... The Archon X Prize in genomics, the second X Prize to be awarded by the X Prize Foundation, based in Santa Monica, California, was announced October 4th, 2006. ... The original Ansari X Prize was presented on November 6, 2004. ...

Physics

A magnet levitating above a high-temperature superconductor demonstrates the Meissner effect. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... The Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) is a worldwide operating physics organization. ... Frankfurt am Main [ˈfraŋkfʊrt] is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city of Germany. ... The Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics is jointly awarded each year by the American Astronomical Society and American Institute of Physics for outstanding work in astrophysics. ... The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a US society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The main aim of the AAS is provide a political voice for its members and organise their lobbying. ... The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a professional body representing American physicists and publishing physics related journals. ... Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics is an award given each year since 1959 jointly by American Physical Society and American Institute of Physics. ... The American Physical Society was founded in 1899 and is the worlds second largest organization of physicists. ... The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a professional body representing American physicists and publishing physics related journals. ... The Dirac Prize is the name of three prominent awards in the field of theoretical physics, computational chemistry, and mathematics, awarded by different organizations. ... The Institute of Physics (IOP) is Britain and Irelands main professional body for physicists. ... The Henry Draper Medal was established by the widow of Henry Draper, and is awarded by the US National Academy of Sciences for contributions to astrophysics. ... Spiral Galaxy ESO 269-57 Astrophysics is the branch of astronomy that deals with the physics of the universe, including the physical properties (luminosity, density, temperature, and chemical composition) of celestial objects such as stars, galaxies, and the interstellar medium, as well as their interactions. ... President Harding and the National Academy of Sciences at the White House, Washington, DC, April 1921 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a corporation in the United States whose members serve pro bono as advisers to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine. ... The Hughes Medal, named after microphone inventor David Edward Hughes, is one of several medals awarded by the Royal Society, Englands reigning academy of science. ... Electricity (from New Latin Ä“lectricus, amberlike) is a general term for a variety of phenomena resulting from the presence and flow of electric charge. ... For other senses of this word, see magnetism (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Royal Society (disambiguation). ... J. Tuzo Wilson Medal The J. Tuzo Wilson Medal is given out annually by the Canadian Geophysical Union to recognize scientists who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of geophysics in Canada. ... ‹ The template below has been proposed for deletion. ... The Canadian Geophysical Union/Union géophysique canadienne (or CGU) began as a society dedicated to the scientific study of the solid earth and has evolved into one that is concerned with all aspects of the physical study of Earth and its space environment, including the Sun and solar system. ... The American Physical Society was founded in 1899 and is the worlds second largest organization of physicists. ... Lorentz Medal is an award given every four years by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. ... Theoretical physics employs mathematical models and abstractions of physics, as opposed to experimental processes, in an attempt to understand nature. ... The Matteucci Medal was established to award physicists for their fundamental contributions. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences or , founded in 1739 by King Frederick I, is one of the Royal Academies in Sweden. ... The J. J. Sakurai Prize is a prize in theoretical particle physics whose purpose is to recognize oustanding work. ... The American Physical Society was founded in 1899 and is the worlds second largest organization of physicists. ... Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Physics: 1978 Chien-Shiung Wu 1979 George Eugene Uhlenbeck, Giuseppe Occhialini 1980 Michael E. Fisher, Leo P. Kadanoff, Kenneth G. Wilson 1981 Freeman J. Dyson, Gerard t Hooft, Victor F. Weisskopf 1982 Leon M. Lederman, Martin M. Perl 1983/4 Erwin L. Hahn... The Wolf Foundation was established in 1975 by Dr. Ricardo Wolf, a German-born inventor and former Cuban ambassador to Israel. ...

Social sciences

The social sciences are a group of academic disciplines that study human aspects of the world. ... The Holberg International Memorial Prize is awarded for outstanding scholarly work in humanities, social sciences, law, and theology. ... The Jean Nicod Prize is awarded annually in Paris to a leading philosopher of mind or philosophically oriented cognitive scientist. ... The Governors Award (Albanian: Çmimi i Guvernatorit) is a prestigious annual award given to Albanian students worldwide that have developed the best diploma theses at the completion of their undergraduate studies. ...

Humanities

For other uses, see Humanities (disambiguation). ... The Holberg International Memorial Prize is awarded for outstanding scholarly work in humanities, social sciences, law, and theology. ... Construction of the Thomas Jefferson Building, from July 8, 1888 to May 15, 1894. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... The Kennedy Center Honors have been awarded annually, since 1978 by the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. ... The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind, often referred to as the Korean equivalent of the Nobel Prize. ... The Salimbeni Prize (Il Premio Salimbeni per la Storia e la Critica dArte) is awarded by the Fondazione Salimbeni per le Arti Figurative of Florence to honour excellence in the writing of art history on an Italian subject. ... Past winners of the Wolf Prize in Arts: 1981 Painting¹: Marc Chagall, Antoni Tapies 1982 Music¹: Vladimir Horowitz, Olivier Messiaen, Josef Tal 1983/4 Architecture¹: Ralph Erskine 1984/5 Sculpture¹: Eduardo Chillida 1986 Painting: Jasper Johns 1987 Music: Isaac Stern, Krzysztof Penderecki 1988 Architecture: Fumihiko Maki, Giancarlo De Carlo 1989...

Architecture

(See also List of architecture prizes) This article is about building architecture. ... This is a list of architecture prizes // Major international prizes AIA Gold Medal Pritzker Prize RIBA Royal Gold Medal (first awarded 1848) International prizes Aga Khan Award for Architecture (for Islamic architecture) Emporis Skyscraper Award European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture National prizes UK RIAS...

The Pritzker Architecture Prize is awarded annually by the Hyatt Foundation to honor a living architect. ... 30 St Mary Axe (London, England). ... The AIA Gold Medal is awarded by the American Institute of Architects conferred by the national AIA Board of Directors in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ...

Arts

The Arts is a broad subdivision of culture, comprised of many expressive disciplines. ... Abd-el-Tif prize was a price of painting. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... Marcus Willss winning painting in 2006, The Paul Juraszek Monolith, was based on this print by an earlier Marcus, Marcus Gheeraerts The Archibald Prize is regarded as the most important portraiture prize, and is the most prominent of all arts prizes, in Australia. ... The Art Interview - International Online Artist Competition is a quarterly, international, juried exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures in any medium. ... Becks Futures is a British art prize sponsored by Becks beer given to contemporary artists. ... The Carnegie Prize is an international prize for artists, awarded by the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... The Factor Prize for Southern Art was established in 2007 by Elizabeth and Mallory Factor and The Gibbes Museum of Art. ... The Green Room Awards are peer awards which recognise excellence in cabaret, dance, drama, fringe theatre, musical theatre and opera in Melbourne. ... Named after Osamu Tezuka, the Osamu Tezuka Culture Award (手塚治虫文化賞 Tezuka Osamu Bunkashō) is a comic book prize awarded to manga artists that follow the Osamu Tezuka manga approach. ... The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for art students. ... Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, (December 14, 1824 - October 24, 1898) was a French painter. ... Saint-Affrique is a commune of the Aveyron département, in France. ... The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). ... The Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards honour Sidney Myer a Jewish Australian businessman and philanthropist who established what is now the Myer Foundation. ... The Tezuka Award (since 1971) is a semi-annual manga award offered by the Japanese publisher Shueisha (集英社), under the auspices of its Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. ... This article is about the comics published in East Asian countries. ... The Turner Prize is an annual prize given to a British visual artist under 50, named after the painter J.M.W. Turner. ...

Design

All Saints Chapel in the Cathedral Basilica of St. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... The Apple Design Awards is a special event hosted by Apple Inc. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... ED-Awards emblem European Design Awards (Also ED-Awards) is a Paneuropean institution consisting of an awards scheme, a conference and an annual catalogue for the European communication design industry. ... Industrial Design Excellence Award is awarded annually and sponsored by the IDSA and Business Week since 2000. ... The National Design Award, founded in 1997, is funded and awarded by the Cooper_Hewitt, National Design Museum. ... The logo of the red dot design award. ... The Yahoo! Sharpener award is an annual student award hosted by the online search engine Yahoo! which aims to promote creative paths into the advertising industry. ...

Education

The Harold W. McGraw Prize in Education is awarded annually by The McGraw-Hill Companies to recognize outstanding individuals who have dedicated themselves to improving education in the United States. ... The Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Awards honors five outstanding Chicago area early childhood educators each year. ...

History

This article is about the study of the past in human terms. ... The Bancroft Prize was established in 1948 with a bequest from Frederic Bancroft and is awarded by Columbia University for books about diplomacy or about the history of the Americas which were first published the year before. ... The Albert J. Beveridge Award was established in 1928 in memory of United States Senator Beveridge of Indiana, former secretary and longtime member of the American Historical Association, through a gift from his wife, Catherine Beveridge and donations from AHA members from his home state. ... The Pulitzer Prize for History has been awarded since 1917 for a distinguished book upon the history of the United States. ...

Journalism

Journalism is a discipline of gathering, writing and reporting news, and broadly it includes the process of editing and presenting the news articles. ... The CPJ International Press Freedom Awards honour journalists around the world who show courage in defending press freedom in the face of attacks, threats or imprisonment. ... The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award is an American award that honors excellence in broadcast journalism. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly known as simply the Peabody Awards, are annual awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting and cable television within the United States. ... The NCTE George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language (the Orwell Award for short), established in 1975 and given by the NCTE Committee on Public Doublespeak, recognizes writers who have made outstanding contributions to the critical analysis of public discourse. ... The Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards are named after the Spanish philosopher and journalist José Ortega y Gasset. ... The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, created in 1997, honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger. ... The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) is an International organization that groups 72 national newspaper associations, individual newspaper executives in 100 nations, 13 news agencies, and nine regional press organisations. ... The Golden Pen of Freedom Award is a prestigious International Journalism award, offered by the World Association of Newspapers. ... The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical composition. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting has been presented since 1991 for a distinguished example of beat reporting characterized by sustained and knowledgeable coverage of a particular subject or activity. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting is awarded each year since 1998 for a distinguished example of local reporting of breaking news. ... Students gather following the Columbine High School massacre, part of the photography for which the Rocky Mountain News won the 2000 Breaking News Photography Pulitzer. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Commentary has been awarded since 1970. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Criticism has been presented since 1970 to a newspaper writer who has demonstrated distinguished criticism. Recipients of the award are chosen by an independent board and officially administered by Columbia University. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning has been awarded since 1922 for a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing, and pictorial effect. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing has been awarded since 1917 for distinguished editorial writing, the test of excellence being clearness of style, moral purpose, sound reasoning, and power to influence public opinion in what the writer conceives to be the right direction. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting has been presented since 1998, for a distinguished example of explanatory reporting that illuminates a significant and complex subject, demonstrating mastery of the subject, lucid writing and clear presentation. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography has been awarded since 1968 for a distinguished example of feature photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing has been awarded since 1979 for a distinguished example of feature writing giving prime consideration to high literary quality and originality. ... The Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting has been awarded since 1948 for a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, including United Nations correspondence. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting has been awarded since 1953 for a distinguished example of investigative reporting by an individual or team, presented as a single article or series in print journalism. ... The Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting has been awarded since 1948 for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Public Service has been awarded since 1918 for a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper through the use of its journalistic resources which may include editorials, cartoons, and photographs, as well as reporting. ... The NCTE George Orwell Award for Distinguished Contribution to Honesty and Clarity in Public Language (the Orwell Award for short), established in 1975 and given by the NCTE Committee on Public Doublespeak, recognizes writers who have made outstanding contributions to the critical analysis of public discourse. ... The Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards are named after the Spanish philosopher and journalist José Ortega y Gasset. ... The CPJ International Press Freedom Awards honour journalists around the world who show courage in defending press freedom in the face of attacks, threats or imprisonment. ... The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) is an International organization that groups 72 national newspaper associations, individual newspaper executives in 100 nations, 13 news agencies, and nine regional press organisations. ... The Golden Pen of Freedom Award is a prestigious International Journalism award, offered by the World Association of Newspapers. ... The UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize, created in 1997, honours a person, organization or institution that has made an outstanding contribution to the defence and/or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world, especially when this has been achieved in the face of danger. ... The Walkley Awards are an Australian literary award given out annually. ...

Literature

For other uses, see Literature (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that the section Literature from the article List of prizes, medals, and awards be merged into this article or section. ... This is a list of awards that are, or have been, given out to writers of poetry, either for a specific poem, collection of poems, or body of work. ...

Theology

Theology finds its scholars pursuing the understanding of and providing reasoned discourse of religion, spirituality and God or the gods. ... The Holberg International Memorial Prize is awarded for outstanding scholarly work in humanities, social sciences, law, and theology. ... The Rabbi Martin Katzenstein Award was established in 1979 by the Harvard Divinity School Alumni/ae Association to honor among its graduates one who exhibits a passionate and helpful interest in the lives of other people, an informed and realistic faithfulness, an embodiment of the idea that love is not... The Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities was until 2001 awarded for Progress in Religion. ...

Business and management

In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ... For other uses, see Management (disambiguation). ... The Deming prize, established in December 1950 in honor of W. Edwards Deming, was originally designed to reward Japanese companies for major advances in quality improvement. ... The European Information Society Technologies Prize is the most distinguished award for groundbreaking products that represent the best of European innovation in Information Society Technologies. ... The Henry Laurence Gantt Medal was established in 1929 by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for distinguished achievement in management and service to the community. ... The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is given by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. ... The Ron Brown Award for Corporate Leadership is a U.S. presidential honor to recognize companies for the exemplary quality of their relationships with employees and communities. It is presented to companies that have demonstrated a deep commitment to innovative initiatives that not only empower employees and communities but also...

Logic and philosophy

Logic (from Classical Greek λόγος logos; meaning word, thought, idea, argument, account, reason, or principle) is the study of the principles and criteria of valid inference and demonstration. ... For other uses, see Philosophy (disambiguation). ... The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). ...

Law

For other uses, see Law (disambiguation). ... The Holberg International Memorial Prize is awarded for outstanding scholarly work in humanities, social sciences, law, and theology. ...

Politics

For other uses, see Politics (disambiguation). ... OBrien, left, with President Lyndon Johnson, c. ... The Profiles in Courage Award is an award given to someone who displays the type of courage the John F. Kennedy described in his book of the same name. ...

Humanitarianism and service

There are a number of meanings for humanitarianism: humanitarianism, humanism, the doctrine that peoples duty is to promote human welfare. ... The Albert Medal of the Royal Society of Arts was instituted in 1864 as a memorial to Prince Albert, who had been President of the Society for 18 years. ... The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) is a British multi-disciplinary institution, based in London. ... The Brandeis Award recognizes those have done exemplary work to protect and champion privacy. ... The Community of Christ International Peace Award was established to honor and bring attention to the work of peacemaking and peacemakers in the world. ... The Fletcher Foundation was created with a $50 million endowment in 2004 by New York financier and philanthropist Alphonse Fletcher, Jr. ... The International Rescue Committee bestows its Freedom Award for extraordinary contributions to the cause of refugees and human freedom. ... The Otto Hahn Peace Medal in Gold is named after the German nuclear chemist and 1944 Nobel Prizewinner Professor Dr. Dr. h. ... The Herder Prize, established in 1963 and named for Johann Gottfried von Herder, is a prestigious international prize, dedicated to the promotion of scientific, art and literature relations, and presented to scholars and artists from Central and Southeastern Europe whose life and work have improved the cultural understanding of European... The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded anually by the government of India for outstanding work and contribution to social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods. ... The Ho-Am Prize is a Korean annual award awarded to those who have made outstanding contributions to the development of science and culture and enhancement of the welfare of mankind, often referred to as the Korean equivalent of the Nobel Prize. ... Winners of the Ho-Am Prize in Community Service: 1991: Kee-Ryo Chang 1992: Eul-Hee Yu 1993: Yong-Sung Kim 1994: Im-Soon Kim 1995: Kyong-Jae Lee 1996: Lois F. Linton 1997: Bok-Kyu Yang 1998: Sun Tae Kim 1999: Marianne Stoeger 2000: Heide G. Brauckmann 2001: Hong... International Peace Prize was an award, established on the First World Congress of Peace followers, held in April, 1949, in Paris. ... Soviet propaganda poster: Peoples of world do not want the hardship of war again! (I. Stalin) The World Peace Council (or World Council of Peace) was formed in 1949 in order to promote peaceful coexistence and nuclear disarmament. ... International Peace Prize was an award, established on the First World Congress of Peace followers, held in April, 1949, in Paris. ... Soviet propaganda poster: Peoples of world do not want the hardship of war again! (I. Stalin) The World Peace Council (or World Council of Peace) was formed in 1949 in order to promote peaceful coexistence and nuclear disarmament. ... Bill Clinton received the Karlspreis in 2000. ... The International Stalin Prize or the International Stalin Prize for Strengthening Peace Among Peoples (renamed Russian: , the International Lenin Prize for Strengthening Peace Among Peoples as a result of destalinization) was the Soviet Unions equivalent to the Nobel Peace Prize. ... The Leo J. Ryan Award was established by the Leo J. Ryan Education Foundation in honor of Congressman Leo J. Ryan; the only United States Congressman to be killed in the line of duty. ... Leo Joseph Ryan, Jr. ... A Library of Congress Living Legend is someone recognized by the Library of Congress for his or her creative contributions to American life. ... The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation is a private, independent grantmaking institution. ... Person of the Year is an annual issue of United States (U.S.) newsmagazine Time that features a profile on the man, woman, couple, group, idea, place, or machine that [1] // The tradition of selecting a Man of the Year began in 1927, when Time editors contemplated what they could... The Mo Ibrahim Foundation was launched by the mobile communications entrepreneur, Mo Ibrahim. ... The Nansen Refugee Award formerly known as the Nansen Medal is given annually by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to recognize outstanding service to the couse of refugees. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... The Storting main building The Storting, or Stortinget, (the Great Assembly), is the parliament of Norway, and is located in Oslo. ... The Pearson Medal of Peace is an award given out annually by the United Nations Association in Canada to recognize an individual Canadians contribution to international service. Nominations are made by any Canadian for any Canadian, excluding ones self. ... The Ramon Magsaysay Award was established in April 1957 by the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) based in New York City. ... Jakob von Uexkull, founder of the Right Livelihood Award The Right Livelihood Award, established in 1980 by Jakob von Uexkull, is presented annually in the building of the Swedish Parliament, usually on December 9, to honour those working on practical and exemplary solutions to the most urgent challenges facing the... The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named after Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov, was established in December 1985 by the European Parliament as a means to honour individuals or organizations who had dedicated their lives to the defence of human rights and freedoms. ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... Freedom of thought (also called freedom of conscience and freedom of ideas) is the freedom of an individual to hold or consider a fact, viewpoint, or thought, regardless of anyone elses view. ... The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for outstanding achievement by a Black American. ... The annual Takeda Awards were presented in 2001 and 2002 by the Takeda Foundation. ... The Templeton Prize for Progress Toward Research or Discoveries about Spiritual Realities was until 2001 awarded for Progress in Religion. ... The Professor Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize is a human rights award established in memory of Thorolf Rafto and awarded annually by the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights. ... The Wateler Peace Prize is awarded annually by the Dutch Carnegie Foundation and is named for J.G.D. Wateler who, upon his death on on July 22nd 1927 bequeathed his estate to the Dutch State, under the proviso that the annual revenue accruing from it should be expended upon... The Carnegie Foundation (Carnegie Stichting in Dutch) is a organization based in The Hague, The Netherlands. ...

Scouting

For more details on this topic, see List of highest awards in Scouting.
See also: Category:Scout and Guide awards

See also: Merit badge (Boy Scouts of America) This article is about the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts/Girl Guides organizations. ... Following is a list of the highest awards attainable in various Scouting organizations worldwide. ... The Bronze Award is the third highest award in Girl Scouts of the USA. It was introduced by GSUSA in 2001, and can only be earned by Junior Girl Scouts. ... The Chief Scouts Award is the highest award which can be achieved at the Scout level in Scouts Canada. ... John Travers Cornwell, VC, (8 January 1900 - 2 June 1916) usually known as Jack Cornwell, is remembered for his gallantry at the Battle of Jutland aged just 16, for which he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. ... The Crown Scout merit badge is the highest a Boy Scout can achieve in many non-English Scouting organizations, e. ... The Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, is a special award, awarded only to Eagle Scouts, for distinguished service in his profession or to the community for a period of at least 25 years after earning his Eagle Scout rank. ... An Eagle Scout is a Scout with the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). ... Eagle Scout is the highest rank awarded to a Boy Scout or a Senior Scout in the Boy Scouts of the Philippines. ... Explorer Belt award for Senior Scouts The Explorer Belt is an award in many Scouting organisations which promotes adventure and self-reliance in an international context. ... Gold Award The Gold Award is the highest achievement within the Girl Scouts of the USA and is considered comparable to the Eagle Scout rank of the Boy Scouts of America. ... Eagle Scout (Pramuka Garuda) is the highest rank in each age group for Scouts in Gerakan Pramuka for those Scouts who can fulfill the Pramuka Garuda qualification. ... The Queens Scout or Kings Scout Award is the highest youth award achievable in the Scouting movement in several countries. ... The Queens Venturer Award is the highest scouting proficiency award for youth members in Scouts Canada that can be regularly awarded, as the Amory Adventure Award is only awarded to one Venture Company each year. ... For other uses, see Silver Award. ... The Silver Award The Silver Award is the second highest award of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Only Cadette Scouts can earn it. ... The Tiger Scout is the highest rank and award a Scout or venture Scout can achieve in the Korea Scout Association. ... For history regarding merit badge types, see History of merit badges (Boy Scouts of America). ...


Honours, military and patriotic medals

Main list: Orders, decorations, and medals

The honours system of the United Kingdom is a means of rewarding personal bravery, achievement or service to the country. ... Defence of the fatherland is a commonplace of patriotism: The statue in the courtyard of École polytechnique, Paris, commemorating the students involvement in defending France against the 1814 invasion of the Coalition. ... A medal is a small metal object, usually engraved with insignia, that is awarded to a person for athletic, military, scientific, academic or some other kind of achievement. ...

Commonwealth and its member states

United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations as of 2006 Headquarters Marlborough House, London, UK Official languages English Membership 53 sovereign states Leaders  -  Queen Elizabeth II  -  Secretary-General Don McKinnon (since 1 April 2000) Establishment  -  Balfour Declaration 18 November 1926   -  Statute of Westminster 11 December 1931   -  London Declaration 28 April 1949  Area  -  Total... The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals personal bravery, achievement or service to the United Kingdom. ... The following is a partial list of people who have declined a British honour, such as a knighthood or an honour usually within the Order of the British Empire. ... This article concerns British and Commonwealth of Nations orders and decorations awarded by the British Sovereign. ... For other uses, see Victoria Cross (disambiguation). ... The insignia of a knight of the Order of the Garter. ... // In 2002, the BBC conducted a vote to determine whom the general public considers the 100 Greatest Britons of all time. ... 100 Worst Britons We Love to Hate is one in a series of 100 Greatest. ...

Australia

The Australian honours system until 1975 was part of the British honours system. ... The Australian of the Year Awards commenced in 1960. ... The Cross of Valour is Australias highest civilian award for bravery. ... Insignia of a Companion of the Order of Australia. ...

Bangladesh

The Bir Sreshtho (Bangla: বীরশ্রেষ্ঠ) (The Most Valiant Hero) is the highest military award of Bangladesh. ... Bir Uttom (literally, Best Hero in Bengali) is the second highest award for individual gallantry in Bangladesh. ... Bir Bikrom (literally, Valiant hero in Bangla) is the third highest gallantry award in Bangladesh. ... Bir Protik (Symbol of Bravery) is the fourth highest gallantry award in Bangladesh. ...

Canada

Canadas Walk of Fame acknowledges the achievements and accomplishments of successful Canadians. ... Cross of Valour The Cross of Valour (official post-nominal letters CV) is the highest ranking of the Canadian Bravery Decorations. ... Seal of the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canadas highest civilian honour, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Orders Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means (those) desiring a better country (Hebrews 11. ... The Order of Military Merit is an Order (decoration) issued by Canada to members of the Canadian Forces who have demonstrated dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty. ... The Meritorious Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Cross is awarded by the reigning monarch of Canada (presently Queen Elizabeth II) and is presented on her behalf by the Governor General. ... The Order of Ontario is an award given in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The National Order of Quebec (French: Ordre national du Québec) is an order of merit bestowed by the government of Quebec, Canada. ... The Pearson Medal of Peace is an award given out annually by the United Nations Association in Canada to recognize an individual Canadians contribution to international service. Nominations are made by any Canadian for any Canadian, excluding ones self. ...

India

Military gallantry awards: Bharat Ratna is Indias highest civilian award, awarded for the highest degrees of national service. ... The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded anually by the government of India for outstanding work and contribution to social, economic and political transformation through non-violence and other Gandhian methods. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The Padma Bhushan is an Indian civilian decoration established on January 2, 1954 by the President of India. ... Padma Shri (also spelt Padma Shree, Padmashree, Padma Sree and Padma Sri) is an award given by the Government of India generally to Indian citizens to recognize their distinguished contribution in various spheres of activity including the Arts, Education, Industry, Literature, Science, Sports, Social Service and public life. ... The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is an award constituted by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, to honor exceptional and meritorious contribution in their chosen field/profession. ... The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. ...

Military distinguished service awards: The Param Vir Chakra is an Indian military decoration given for valour in combat operations. ... This article is about Ashoka Chakra, an award. ... The Maha Vir Chakra medal The Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) is the second highest military decoration in India and is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea or in the air. ... Vir Chakra is an Indian gallantry award presented for acts of bravery in the battle field. ... Shaurya Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. ... Kirti Chakra is an Indian military decoration awarded for valor, courageous action or self-sacrifice away from the battlefield. ...

  • Param Visisht Seva Medal
  • Ati Visisht Seva Medal
  • Visisht Seva Medal

New Zealand

// History Royal honours were awarded in New Zealand from the very beginning of settlement. ...

Sri Lanka

Military gallantry awards: Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

Military distinguished service awards: Parama Weera Vibhushanaya Ribbon/Bar Parama Weera Vibhushanaya Medal Parama Weera Vibhushanaya (පරම වීර වීභූෂණය) is the highest Sri Lanakn military decoration equivalent to United States Medal of Honor, that awarded as a reward for all ranks of the tri services (Regular/Volunteer) individual acts of gallantry and conspicuous bravery of the most... Weerodara Vibhushanaya Ribbon/Bar Weerodara Vibhushanaya Medal The Weerodara Vibhushanaya(වීරෝධාර වීභූෂණය) Medal and Bar is the the second Highest Sri Lanakn military decoration that conferred as a reward for individual acts of gallantry and conspicuous bravery of a non military nature of the most exceptional order performed voluntarily with no regard... Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya Ribbon/Bar Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya() Medal and Bar are the third highest Sri Lanakan military decoration that is presented to officers and other ranks as a reward for individual acts of gallantry... Rana Wickrama Padakkama Ribbon/Bar Rana Wickrama Padakkama Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Rana Wickrama Padakkama (රණ වික්රම පදක්කම) medal and bar are presented to Sri Lankan military officers and other ranks as a reward for individual or allied acts of heroism in facing the... Rana Sura Padakkama Ribbon/Bar Rana Sura Padakkama Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Rana Sura Padakkama (රණ ශූර පදක්කම) medal and bar are presented to Sri Lankan military officers and other ranks as a reward for individual or allied acts of heroism in facing the...

Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya Ribbon/Bar Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya (විශිෂ්ට සේවා විභූෂණය) medal and bar are presented to Sri Lankan senior military officers of three services, given that their service is of not less than 25 years and... Uttama Seva Padakkama Ribbon/Bar Uttama Seva Padakkama Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Uttama Seva Padakkama () is presented to all ranks of the Regular Forces of the Sri Lankan military for valuable service and dedication to duty with the outstanding ability, merit... Videsha Seva Padakkama Ribbon/Bar Videsha Seva Padakkama Medal Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Videsha Seva Padakkama() medal will be granted to all ranks of the Regular and Volunteer Forces of the Army, Navy and Air Force of the Sri Lanka for active... Main article: Awards and decorations of the military of Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Armed Services Long Service Medal shall be granted to All regular officers and other ranks of the Sri Lanka Army, Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force, who complete 12 years continuous service and whose...

South Africa

South African Orders, Decorations and Medals are those military and civilian orders, decorations and medals issued by the Government of South Africa. ...

Other nations

Austria

  • Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich (Austrian Decorations of Honor)
  • Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst (Austrian Cross of Honor for Science and Art)
  • Imperial and former Austrian Orders of Merit

Belgium

Order of Leopold The Order of Leopold is the highest military order of Belgium and is named in honor of King Leopold I. The decoration was established in 1832 and is awarded for extreme bravery in combat or for meritorious service of immense benefit to the Belgian nation. ... Please see Order of the Crown for other decorations bearing this name Order of the Crown Belgium The Order of the Crown is an Order of Belgium which was first created in the year 1897. ... The Order of Leopold II is a military order of Belgium and is named in honor of King Léopold II. The decoration was established in 1900 by Léopold II as king of the Congo Free State and was in 1908, upon Congo being handed over to Belgium, incorporated...

Czech Republic

4th Class Medal of the Order of the White Lion, Military Division The Order of the White Lion is the highest order of the Czech Republic, which continues a Czechoslovak order of the same name created in 1922 as an award for foreigners ( Czechoslovakia had no decoration for its citizens... Order of Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk is a higher decoration of the Czech Republic and the former Czechoslovakia. ...

Denmark

Coat of arms of Frederick IV of Denmark and Norway surrounded by the collars of the Order of the Elephant and the Order of the Dannebrog. ... The Order of the Dannebrog is an Order of Denmark, instituted in 1671. ...

Estonia

The Order Of The National Coat Of Arms, The Silver Star The Order of the National Coat of Arms (Riigivapi Teenetemärk, in Estonian, LOrdre Du Blason National, in French) was instituted in 1936 in order to commemorate 24 February 1918, the day on which Estonian independence was declared. ... The Order of the White Star (Estonian: Valgetähe Teenetemärk, French: Ordre de lEtoile Blanche) was instituted by Konstantin Päts on 7 October 1936. ... The Order of the Cross of the Eagle (Kotkaristi Teenetemärk, in Estonian, LOrdre De La Croix De LAigle, in France) was instituted in 1928 by the National Defence League to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Estonian independence. ... The Order of the Estonian Red Cross (Eesti Punase Risti Teenetemärk, in Estonian, LOrdre De Le Croix-Rouge Estonienne, in France) was instituted in 1920 by the Estonian Red Cross Society. ... The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana (Maarjamaa Risti Teenetemärk, in Estonian, LOrdre De La Croix De Terra Mariana, in French) was instituted in 1995 to honour the independence of the Estonian state. ... The Protection of Natural Amenities Medal (Estonian: Looduskaitsemärk) was an Estonian award conferred to the trustees of Protection of Natural Amenities and other persons who are distinguished in the work of nature protection. ...

Finland

The Cross of Liberty is often used in the memorials of the fallen. ... There are three official orders in Finland: the Order of the Cross of Liberty, the Order of the White Rose of Finland (Valkoisen Ruusun ritarikunta) and the Order of the Lion of Finland. ... There are three official orders in Finland: the Order of the Cross of Liberty, the Order of the White Rose of Finland and the Order of the Lion of Finland (Suomen Leijonan ritarikunta). ...

France

Chiang Kai-sheks Légion dhonneur. ... The Ordre National du Mérite (in English: The National Order of Merit) is an Order of Chivalry awarded by the President of France. ... See: Ordre des Arts et des Lettres ... The Palmes académiques (Academic Palms) are a French decoration awarded to academics and members of the educational profession. ...

Germany

The Order Pour le Mérite, known informally as the Blue Max (German: Blauer Max), was Prussias highest military order until the end of World War I. The award was a blue-enameled Maltese Cross with eagles between the arms, the Prussian royal cypher, and the French legend Pour... The Bundesverdienstkreuz (the official name is Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany) is the only general Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. ... A stylized version of the Iron Cross, the emblem of the Bundeswehr, Germanys Armed Forces. ...

Greece

The Order of the Redeemer (Greek Τάγμα του Σωτήρος) is an Order (decoration) of Greece. ... The Order of Honour (Greek Τάγμα της Τιμής) is an Order of Greece. ... Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, III. type The Order of the Phoenix (Greek Τάγμα του Φοίνικος) is an Order (decoration) of Greece, established on May 13, 1926 by the republican government of the Second Hellenic Republic to replace the defunct Royal Order of George I. The Order was retained by... The Order of Beneficence (Greek Τάγμα Ευποιΐας), also styled Order for Good Deeds, is an Order (decoration) of Greece, that was established in 1948. ...

Hong Kong

Main article: Hong Kong honours system

The modern Hong Kong honours system was created by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government after the handover of Hong Kong to China in 1997. ...

Iceland

Knights Cross of the Order of the Falcon The Grand Cross Star of the Order of the Falcon The Order of the Falcon is a national order of Iceland, established on July 3, 1921 by King Christian X of Denmark and Iceland. ...

Israel

The Israel Prize is the most prestigious award handed out by the State of Israel. ...

Italy

There are currently five Italian orders of merit (Italian: ) that recognise contributions to the Republic of Italy. ... The Gold Medal for Military Valor (Italian language: Medaglia doro al Valore Militare) is an Italian medal established on 21 May 1793 by King Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia (for deeds of outstanding gallantry in war by junior officers and soldiers). ... During World War I, the Italian Silver Medal for Military Valor (Medaglia al Valore Militare) was awarded to military personnel for exceptional valor in combat. ...

Japan

The Breast Star of the Order of the Chrysanthemum The Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum (大勲位菊花章 daikuni kikkashō, literally Grand Order of the Badge of the Chrysanthemums) is Japans highest order. ... Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun The Order of the Rising Sun or Kyokujitsu sho(旭日章) is a Japanese Order (decoration), established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. ... The Order of the Precious Crown (宝冠章) is a Japanese Order (decoration), established on January 4, 1888 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. ... The Order of the Sacred Treasures ) is a Japanese Order (decoration), established on January 4, 1888 by Emperor Meiji of Japan. ... The Order of Culture (文化勲章) is a Japanese Order (decoration), established on February 11, 1937. ... Since the late 19th Century, the Government of Japan has issued six different types of Medals of Honor (褒章 hosho) to individuals for achievements in various fields. ...

Kazakhstan

  • Order of the Golden Eagle

Korea

  • Grand Order of Mugunghwa (Mugunghwa Daehunjang)
  • Order of National Foundation Merit (Gunguk Hunjang)
  • Order of Civil Merit (Gukmin Hunjang)
  • Order of Military Merit (Mugong Hunjang)
  • Order of Service Merit (Geunjung Hunjang)
  • Order of Diplomatic Merit (Sugyo Hunjang)
  • Order of National Security Merit (Boguk Hunjang)
  • Order of Industrial Service Merit (Sanup Hunjang)
  • Order of Cultural Merit (Munhwa Hunjang)
  • Order of Sports Merit (Chaeyuk Hunjang)
  • Order of National Redevelopment Merit (Saemaul Hunjang)
  • Order of Scientific and Technological Merit (Gwahakgisul Hunjang)

This article is about the Korean civilization. ... The Order of Military Merit is the primary military decoration awarded by the government of Republic of Korea. ...

Kuwait

  • Order of Kuwait

Latvia

Order of the Three Stars (Latvian: ) is order awarded for merits in service for Latvia. ...

Liechtenstein

The Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein or more fully, the Grand Star of the Princely Liechtenstein Order of Merit is an order of the Principality of Liechtenstein that is awarded for services rendered to the principality. ...

Lithuania

The Order of Vytautas the Great is the Lithuanian Presidential Award [1] which may be conferred on the heads of Lithuania and foreign states, as well as their citizens for distinguished services to the State of Lithuania. ... The Order of the Cross of Vytis is a Lithuanian Presidential Award conferred on people who heroically defended Lithuania’s freedom and independence. ... The Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas is the Lithuanian Presidential Award which was re-instituted to honour the citizens of Lithuania for outstanding performance in civil and public offices. ... The Order for Merits to Lithuania is the Lithuanian Presidential Award which may be conferred on the citizens of Lithuania and foreign nationals for distinguished services promoting name of Lithuania, expanding a develop international relationships, for distinguished merits in social, culture, science, business, sport, military and in others areas. ...

Mexico

Main article: Mexican Honours System
See also: Mexican Imperial Orders

There were three Imperial Orders of the Mexican Empire created to reward those subjects loyal to the Monarchy during the two periods of the Mexican Empire. ... The Belisario Domínguez Medal of Honor is the highest award bestowed by the Mexican Government. ... The Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle created in 1933. ...

Sovereign Military Order of Malta

  • Order pro merito Melitensi

Motto Tuitio Fidei et Obsequium Pauperum(Latin) Defence of the faith and assistance to the poor Anthem (Latin) Hail, thou White Cross Capital Palazzo Malta, Rome Official languages Italian Government  -  Grand Master Fra Andrew Bertie Currency Scudo The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and... The Knightly Order pro Merito Melitensi has been established in 1920. ...

Netherlands

Knights Cross (3rd class) of the Order of William The Military Order of William is the oldest and, at the same time, highest honour of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. ... The Order of the Dutch Lion (De Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw) is an order (decoration) of the Netherlands which was first created in 1815 by the first King of the Netherlands, King William I. The Order of the Dutch Lion was until recently awarded upon eminent individuals from all... Order of Orange-Nassau Knights Medal, military division The Order of Orange-Nassau is a military and civil order of the Netherlands which was first created in 1890 by the Queen Regent Emma of the Netherlands, acting on behalf of her under-age daughter Queen Wilhelmina. ...

Norway

The War Cross No. ... The Medal for Outstanding Civic Achievement or Medaljen for Borgerdåd is the second highest ranked Norwegian medal. ... Order of St. ... The Royal Norwegian Order of Merit or Den Kongelige Norske Fortjenstorden was established by King Olav V of Norway in 1985. ... Haakon VIIs Freedom Cross was established 18 May 1945. ... ... The Norwegian Medal for Heroism was instituted by royal resolution on 19 August 1885 and is awarded for honorable actions in saving lives or a comparable act. ... The Kings Medal of Merit in Gold and Silver or Kongens Fortjenstmedalje i gull og sølv was established by King Haakon VII of Norway on 1 February 1908. ... The St Olavs medal and the St Olavs medal with Oak Branch was instituted by King Haakon VII of Norway on 17 March 1939 an is awarded in recognition of outstanding services rendered in connection with the spreading of information about Norway abroad and for strengthening the bonds between expatriate... The War medal (Krigsmedaljen) was instituted on the 23 May 1941. ... The Norwegian Military Medal of Heroism was instituted in 1982 for heroic deeds done while on active service for the Norwegian Defence Force. ... The Norwegian Medal for Heroism was instituted by royal resolution on 19 August 1885 and is awarded for honorable actions in saving lives or a comparable act. ...

Nepal

  • Gorkha Dakshin Bahu/ The Most Puissant Order of the Gurkha Right Arm
  • Mahendramala Manapadvi / Order of Mahendra Mala
  • Sena Saubhagya Bhaskar
  • Nepal Pratap Bhaskar
  • Ojasvirajanyako Manapadvi / The Most Glorious Order of Rajanya
  • Tribhavan Prajatantra Shripad
  • Nepal Shripad
  • Nepal Tara / The Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal
  • Om Ram Patta
  • Trishakti Patta
  • Nepal Mahapratap Vardhak
  • Nepal Pratap Vardhak
  • Suvir Patta
  • Nepal Yashovardhak
  • Vir Patta
  • Mahendra Prahari
  • Mahendra Ratna
  • Shubha Rajyabishek Padak
  • Bahaduri Padak / Bravery Medal
  • Suprashamsaniya Patta
  • Prashanasaniya Patta
  • Seva Patta / Service Medal
  • Durgam Sewa Padak
  • Paradesa Sewa Padak
  • Prahari Ratna
  • Prahari Parakrem Padak
  • Dirgha Sewa Patta
  • Seva Padak / Service Medal
  • Nepal Bhushan / Decoration of Nepal
  • Gajendra Moksha / Life Saving Medal
  • Akash Seva Patta / Air Service Medal
  • Varuna Padak
  • Lakshaya Bheda Padak
  • Shubha Rajyabishek Padak / Coronation of King Mahendra
  • Rajata Jayanti Padak
  • Coronation of King Bihendra
  • Assam Burma Ladain Padak / Assam-Burma Medal
  • Maha Bhoonampa Piditoddhara Padak / The Great Earthquake Medal, 1935
  • Medal Commemorating the Silver Jubilee of King George V
  • Long Service Medal

The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ...

Pakistan

  • Nishan-e-Haider

Nishan-e-Haider (Urdu: , translated as Order of the Lion, abbreviated as NH), is the highest military award given by Pakistan. ...

Panama

The Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero (Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero in English) is the highest honor Panama awards to civilians. ...

Philippines

The Order of Sikatuna is the national order of diplomatic merit of the Republic of the Philippines. ...

Portugal

The Military Order of the Tower and of the Sword, of Valour, Loyalty and Merit is a Portuguese order of knighthood, and was created by King Afonso V in 1459. ... Founded in 1318, the Military Order of Christ (Ordem dos Cavaleiros de Nosso Senhor Jesus Cristo) was the heritage of the Knights Templar in Portugal, after the suppression of the Templars in 1312. ... Orders emblem The Military Order of Aviz (Ordem Militar de Aviz, Portuguese pron. ... The Order of Infante D. Henrique (Portuguese: Ordem do Infante D. Henrique) is a Portuguese honorific order that distinguishes relevant services for Portugal, in the country or in foreign ones, in the expansion of the Portuguese culture, its history and its values. ... The Order of Liberty, or Freedom, (Portuguese: Ordem da Liberdade) is a Portuguese honorific civil order that distinguishes relevant services to the cause of democracy and freedom, in the defense of the values of civilization and human dignification. ...

Poland

Order of the White Eagle (badge) The Order of the White Eagle (Polish Order Orła Białego) is Polands highest decoration awarded to both civilians and the military for their merits. ... Virtuti Militari The Virtuti Militari (Latin: For Military Virtue) was created in 1792 and is Polands highest military decoration for valor in the face of the enemy and one of the oldest military decorations in the world still in use . ... The Order of Polonia Restituta is a Polish Order (decoration), established on February 4, 1921. ...

Russia

Honorary title:

  • Hero of the Russian Federation

Orders: Obverse of the Gold Star medal Hero of the Russian Federation (Russian: ) is the highest honorary title that can be bestowed on a citizen by the Russian Federation. ...

Crosses: Collar and Breast Star of the Order of St. ... The Order of Saint George (Орден Святого Георгия in Russian, or Orden Svyatogo Georgiya) was introduced by Catherine the Great on November 26, 1769. ... The Order of Courage (ОРДЕН МУЖЕСТВА) is a decoration presented by the government of the Russian Federation. ... The Order of Suvorov (Russian Орден Суворова) is a Soviet award, named after Aleksandr Suvorov, was established on July 29, 1942 (during World War II) by a Decision of the Presidium of Supreme Soviet of the USSR. The medal was created to award army personnel for exceptional duty in combat operations. ... Order of Ushakov (Russian: Орден Ушакова) is one of the highest naval awards of USSR among the Order of Nakhimov. ... Order of Kutuzov 1st class (first variant) The Order of Kutuzov (Russian: Орден Кутузова) is a Soviet and Russian military award, named after famous Russian Field Marshal Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov. ... Soviet version of the order Order of Alexander Nevsky (Russian: Орден Александра Невского) was first instituted in 1725 by Catherine I of Russia. ... Order of Nakhimov of 1st degree Order of Nakhimov (Russian: Орден Нахимова) is one of the highest naval awards in former USSR and nominally in Russian Federation, along with the order of Ushakov. ... The Order of Military Merit is an Order (decoration) issued by Canada to members of the Canadian Forces whom have demonstrated dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty. ... The Order of Friendship is a state decoration of Russia established by decree # 442 of March 2, 1994 of the President of the Russian Federation. ...

Medals (main): The Cross of St. ...

  • Medal of the Gold Star (for the title "Hero of the Russian Federation")
  • Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland
  • Medal for Valor
  • Medal of Suvorov
  • Medal of Nesterov
  • Medal of Ushakov
  • Medal of Zhukov
  • Medal of Pushkin

The Gold Star is the highest decoration of excellence in the Soviet Union and Russia. ... the Medal for Valor and its ribbon. ...

Soviet Union (former)

Awards and decorations of the Soviet Union are decorations from the Former USSR that recognised achievements and personal accomplishments, both military and civilian. ... Hero of the Soviet Union (Russian: Герой Советского Союза, Geroy Sovyetskovo Soyuza) was the highest honorary title and the superior degree of distinction of the Soviet Union. ... Hero of Socialist Labor medal. ... The Order of Lenin (Russian: Орден Ленина, Orden Lenina), named after the leader of the Russian October Revolution, was the highest national order of the Soviet Union. ... The Order of Suvorov (Russian Орден Суворова) is a Soviet award, named after Aleksandr Suvorov, was established on July 29, 1942 (during World War II) by a Decision of the Presidium of Supreme Soviet of the USSR. The medal was created to award army personnel for exceptional duty in combat operations. ... The Order of the October Revolution was instituted on October 31, 1967, in time for the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution. ... Order of the Red Banner The Military Orders The Soviet government of Russia established the Order of the Battle Red Banner, better-known as the Order of the Red Banner (in Russian: Orden Krasnogo Znameni) on September 16, 1918 during the Russian Civil War. ... The Order of Victory The Order of Victory (Russian: Орден Победы) was the highest military decoration in the Soviet Union, and one of the rarest orders in the world. ...

Spain

The founder, Philip the Good , with at least six other Members wearing collars, 1447-8 Philip III, Duke of Burgundy, with the collar of the Order The Order of the Golden Fleece (Spanish: Orden del Toisón de Oro) is an order of chivalry founded in 1430 by Duke Philip...

Sweden

The Order of the Seraphim or the Order of His Majesty the King (Swedish Serafimerorden or ) is a Swedish Royal order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the North Star. ... The Royal Swedish Order of the Sword (Svärdsorden) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on February 23, 1748, together with the Order of the Seraphim and the Order of the Polar Star. ... The Royal Order of Vasa (Kungliga Vasaorden) was a Swedish Royal order of chivalry, awarded to citizens of Sweden for service to state and society especially agriculture, mining and commerce. ... The Order of the Polar Star (Swedish Nordstjärneorden) is a Swedish Royal order of chivalry created by King Frederick I of Sweden on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Seraphim. ...

United States

See also: Awards and decorations of the United States military

Awards and decorations of the United States military are military decorations which recognize a service members service and personal accomplishments while a member of the United States armed forces. ... The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States. ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other award which is considered its equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal, which is bestowed by an... Congressional Gold Medal presented to Navajo Code talkers in 2000 The Congressional Gold Medal should not be confused with the Medal of Honor (commonly called the Congressional Medal of Honor), which is also awarded by Congress, but only to military members as the highest military decoration of the United States. ... A non-United States citizen of exceptional merit may be declared an Honorary Citizen of the United States by the President pursuant to an Act of Congress. ...

Entertainment

The ATOM Awards logo is updated annually; this is the logo from 2004. ... Bambi award statuette The Bambi is annual television and media prize awarded by the German media company Hubert Burda Media. ... Hubert Burda Media is a privately held, family owned global media company with its origins in printing and magazine publishing, dating back to more than a hundred years. ... The Jacobs Awards were instituted in December 1962 as the first Irish television awards. ... The NAACP Image Award is an award presented annually by the NAACP to honor the top African-Americans in film, television, music and literature. ... Languages Predominantly American English Religions Protestantism (chiefly Baptist and Methodist); Roman Catholicism; Islam Related ethnic groups Sub-Saharan Africans and other African groups, some with Native American groups. ... The Peoples Choice Awards, held annually in January, is one of the few awards shows to be based on popularity. ...

Advertising

Advert redirects here. ... The Clio Awards are given to reward creative excellence in advertising and design. ... Logo of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. ... D&AD (formerly known as British Design & Art Direction) is a British educational charity which exists to promote excellence in design and advertising. ... The One Show was a television show on BBC One, broadcast on weekdays at 6. ...

Beauty

Main article: Beauty contest

Mrs. ... Miss Universe is an annual international female beauty contest, and the title for the winner of the contest, founded in 1952 by California clothing company Pacific Mills. ... This article is about the pageant. ... Marina Tsintikidou, Miss Europe 1992. ... Mr. ... The Mister World contest is an international beauty pageant for men and has been held since 1996. ... For the patriotically-themed comic book superheroines, see Miss America (comics). ... Miss Canada International is a pageant competition for women in Canada. ... The Miss Hong Kong Pageant (香港小姐競選 or simply 港姐), or simply MHK, is a beauty pageant organised by the television station TVB. All participants must have a valid Hong Kong identity card or must be born in Hong Kong (with a valid birth certificate). ... Miss India is an annual, national beauty pageant held in India and organized by Femina, a womens magazine published by Bennett, Coleman & Co. ... Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith, who competed as Miss Tennessee USA Miss USA 2006 Tara Conner, who competed as Miss Kentucky USA Miss USA 2005 Chelsea Cooley, who competed as Miss North Carolina USA Not to be confused with Miss America. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ...

Comic books

Adamson Awards have been presented by the Swedish Academy of Comic Art (SACA) at the annual Gothenburg Book Fair since 1965. ... The Alley Awards are comic book awards originally sponsored by Alter-Ego magazine, edited by Jerry Bails, Roy Thomas, Ronn Foss, and, in 1978, Mike Friedrich. ... The Bill Finger Award For Excellence In Comic Book Writing is an American award for comic book writers who were not sufficiently honored for their work in the medium. ... Formally known as Giants of the North: The Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame, honours significant life-long contributions to the art of cartooning in Canada. ... The Doug Wright Awards are literary awards handed out annually to Canadian cartoonists. ... The Eagle Awards are the name given to a series of awards for comic book titles and creators. ... The Will Eisner Comic Industry Award is given for creative achievement in comic books. ... Friends of Lulu is a non-profit, national charitable organization in the United States, founded in 1997 to promote readership of comic books by women and the participation of women in the comic book industry. ... The Harvey Awards are given for achievement in comic books. ... The Haxtur Award (Premios Haxtur) is a Spanish award for comics published in Spain. ... The Ignatz Awards are named in honour of George Herriman and his classic strip Krazy Kat, which featured a brick-wielding mouse named Ignatz. ... The Joe Shuster Awards (sometimes referred to as the Shusters or the JSAs) are given for achievement in comic books by Canadians. ... The Kirby Awards were a short lived set of awards given for achievement in comic books. ... The Kodansha Manga Award is an annual award for serialized manga published in the previous year. ... Max & Moritz Prizes are prizes for comic books, comic strips, and other similar materials which have been awarded at each of the biennial International Comics Shows of Erlangen since 1984. ... National Comics Awards are given out on an annual basis for comic book and related material published in the United Kingdom the previous year. ... Named after Osamu Tezuka, the Osamu Tezuka Culture Award (手塚治虫文化賞 Tezuka Osamu Bunkashō) is a comic book prize awarded to manga artists that follow the Osamu Tezuka manga approach. ... The Prix Saint-Michel is a series of comic awards given by the city of Brussels. ... The Prix de la critique is a prize awarded by the Association des Critiques et des journalistes de Bande Dessinée to the best comic album released for a year in France. ... The Russ Manning Best Newcomer Award is given out to a promising comics artist whose first professional work appeared within the last two years. ... The Shazam Awards or Academey of Comic Book Arts Awards was given between 1970 and 1975. ... The Squiddy Awards, also known as The Squiddies are the annual awards given by the participants in the Usenet newsgroup rec. ... Urhunden Prizes have been given out each year by the Svenska Seriefrämjandet (Swedish Comic Promotion Association) (Svenska Seriefrämjandets) since 1987. ... The Wizard Fan Awards are given out by Wizard: The Comics Magazine annually. ... The Xeric Foundation is a private, nonprofit corporation established by Peter Laird, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Planet Racers. ...

Film

See also list of film awards, film festival. This is a list of groups, organizations and festivals that recognize achievements in cinema, usually by awarding various prizes. ... A film festival is the presentation or showcasing of films in one or more movie theaters or screening venues. ...

Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... The Amanda is an award given annually at the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway, since 1985. ... BAFTA Award The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organisation that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The C sar Award is the national film award of France first given out in 1975. ... Crystal Globe is the main award at the prestigious Karlovy Vary International Film Festival first given out in 1946. ... Karlovy Vary - venue The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic. ... The Fajr Film Festival or Fajr International Film Festival (Persian: or simply Persian: ) is Irans annual film festival, held every February in Tehran. ... The Fajr International Film Festival Poster 2007 The Fajr Film Festival or Fajr International Film Festival (Persian: or simply Persian: ) is Irans annual film festival, held every February in Tehran. ... The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is an annual award given by the Indian government for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema. ... This is a list of groups, organizations and festivals that recognize achievements in cinema, usually by awarding various prizes. ... The Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (Festival panafricain du cinéma et de la télévision de Ouagadougou or FESPACO) is the largest African film festival. ... The European Movie Awards are the most prestigious paneuropean movie awards. ... The Genie Awards are given out to recognize the best of Canadian films and television, by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. ... The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the Berlinale, is one of the most important film festivals in Europe and the world. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Locarno International Film Festival is an international film festival held annually in Locarno, Switzerland. ... The Golden Lion (it: Leone dOro) is the name of the highest prize given to a film at the Biennale Venice Film Festival. ... The Venice Film Festival ( ) is the oldest film festival in the world. ... The Goya Awards, known in Spanish as los Premios Goya, are Spains main national film awards. ... The official Swedish film award. ... Buskers perform on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. ... Palme dOr The Palme dOr (Golden Palm) is the highest prize given to a film at the Cannes Film Festival. ... The Cannes Film Festival (French: le Festival de Cannes), founded in 1939, is one of the worlds oldest, most influential and prestigious film festivals. ... The annual SIGNY awards are awarded to performers, artists, photographers and riggers, writers and models in the field of bondage erotica. ... Binomial name Ucla xenogrammus Holleman, 1993 The largemouth triplefin, Ucla xenogrammus, is a fish of the family Tripterygiidae and only member of the genus Ucla, found in the Pacific Ocean from Viet Nam, the Philippines, Palau and the Caroline Islands to Papua New Guinea, Australia (including Christmas Island), and the...

Humor

The British Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony in the United Kingdom celebrating notable comedians and entertainment performances of the previous year. ... The Canadian Comedy Awards is an annual awards ceremony celebrating notable Canadian comedians for achievements in live, TV and film comedy over the previous year. ... The Commie Awards is an annual award show that recognizes the best in comedy in various categories. ... The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor is awarded by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts annually since 1998. ... The Perrier Comedy Award is a prestigious award for comedy, awarded to the best comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe sponsored by the Perrier brand of bottled water. ...

Internet and computers

The Prix Ars Electronica is a yearly prize in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music. ... Presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Webby Awards are a set of awards presented to the worlds best websites. The awards have been given out since 1996. ...

Music

The Akil Koci Prize is the highest prize given annually at the International Competition of Classical Music Prishtina for outstanding performances of pieces by Albanian composers. ... Two American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medals are awarded each year by the academy for distinguished achievement. ... The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an organization known as a collecting society that protects intellectual property, ensuring that music which is broadcast, commercially recorded, or otherwise used for profit, pays a fee to compensate the creators of that music. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (commonly known as ARIA Music Awards or ARIA Awards) is an annual awards night celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA). ... The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), is a British organization that hosts annual awards shows for film, television, childrens film and television, and interactive media. ... The Brit Awards are the annual United Kingdom pop music awards founded by the British Phonographic Industry. ... Comet Hale-Bopp Comet West For other uses, see Comet (disambiguation). ... ECHO is a German music award granted every year by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie (an association of recording companies). ... Eurovision redirects here. ... The Festival della canzone italiana (in english: Festival of the Italian song) is a popular Italian song contest running since 1951 and held annually in the city of Sanremo. ... The George Peabody Medal is the highest honour the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University bestows. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Grand Prix du Disque is the premier French award for musical recordings. ... The Grawemeyer Award for music composition is an annual prize instituted by H. Charles Grawemeyer, industrialist and entrepreneur, at the University of Louisville in 1984. ... The Ivor Novello Awards, named after the entertainer Ivor Novello, are awards awarded for songwriting and composing. ... The Juno Awards are awards of achievement presented to Canadian musical artists and bands. ... The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Europe to celebrate the most popular music videos in Europe. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... The Polar Music Prize is an international music prize and awarded to individuals, groups or institutions in recognition of exceptional achievements in the creation and advancement of music. The prize was founded in 1989 following a donation from Stig Anderson and is awarded annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of... The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for art students. ... The Pulitzer Prize for Music was first awarded in 1943. ... The Schock Prizes were instituted by the will of philosopher and artist Rolf Schock (1933-1986). ...

Stage

The Drama Desk Awards are awards given by the organization Drama Desk to honor New York City theater performers, both in Broadway shows but also off-Broadway as well. ... The Eugene ONeill Award (also known as The Eugene ONeill Scholarship Award or The Eugene ONeill Acting Award), is one of Swedens finest acting awards for actors of the stage. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ... The Obie Awards, short for Off-Broadway Theater Awards, are annual awards bestowed by the newspaper The Village Voice on theater artists performing in New York City. ... What is popularly called the Tony Award (formally, the Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre) is an annual award celebrating achievements in live American theater, including musical theater, primarily honoring productions on Broadway in New York. ...

Television

The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTAs or, to differentiate them from the BAFTA Film Awards, the BAFTA Television Awards, are the most prestigious awards given in the British television industry, analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States. ... The Edward R. Murrow awards are presented by the Radio-Television News Directors Association in recognition of what the Association terms outstanding achievements in electronic journalism. ... An Emmy Award. ... The Festival de Télévision de Monte-Carlo was created in 1961 by His Serene Highness Prince Rainier III of Monaco who wished to “encourage a new art form, in the service of peace and understanding between men”.[1] In 2002, the festival was reorganized to include additional categories... Five days of ideal television, that is what the Fipa is. ... The Gemini Awards are an annual awards ceremony in Canada. ... The George Foster Peabody Awards, more commonly known as simply the Peabody Awards, are annual awards given for excellence in radio and television broadcasting and cable television within the United States. ... The Golden Globe Award The Golden Globe Awards are American awards for motion pictures and television programs, given out each year during a formal dinner. ... The Rose dOr (or Golden Rose) is a highly prestigious television award, given annually since 1961 at the Festival Rose dOr in spring each year. ... The Verleihung der Goldenen Kamera (en: Presentation of the Golden Camera) or simply Goldene Kamera, is an annual German television award, awarded by the television magazine HÖRZU. The award is the Lilli-Palmer-und-Curd-Jürgens-Gedächtniskamera (en: Lilli-Palmer-and-Curd-Jürgens-Memorialcamera) and a... The Gold Logie Award The Logie Awards are the Australia television industry awards, which have been presented annually since 1959. ... The National Television Awards is a British television awards ceremony, sponsored by the ITV network and initiated in 1995. ... The Royal Television Society is a British-based society for the discussion, analysis and preservation of television in all its forms, past, present and future. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Tourism

  • Pomme d'Or - European Association of Professional Travel Writers and Journalists
  • IAAPA Applause Award - International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions
  • Thea award - Themed Entertainment Association

Tourist redirects here. ... The Pomme dOr (French for golden apple) is a prize for excellence in the tourism industry awarded by FIJET, the European association of professional travel writers and journalists. ... International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) [www. ... The Themed Entertainment Association (short TEA) is an international non-profit association representing the worlds leading creators, developers, designers and producers of themed experiences such as museums, zoos and theme parks. ...

Radio

The Marconi Radio Awards are presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) to the top commercial radio stations and on-air personalities in the United States. ... The Radio Academy is registered charity which acts as a professional body for the radio industry in the UK. Its mission is the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence throughout the UK radio industry. The Academy supports its sister organisation the Student Radio Association. ...

Sports and Games

For other uses, see Game (disambiguation). ...

Overall

The Egebergs Ærespris (Honorary Prize of Egeberg) is a prize awarded to Norwegian athletes who excel in more than one sport. ... The NACDA Directors Cup is an award given annually by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics to the colleges and universities with the most success in collegiate athletics. ... The Laureus World Sports Awards are awarded annually to sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year. ... The AAU James E. Sullivan Award is awarded annually by the Amateur Athletic Union to the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. ... The Olympic Cup (French: Coupe Olympique) is an award given annually by the International Olympic Committee. ...

Auto Racing

A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... The Borg-Warner Trophy, named for U.S. automotive supplier Borg-Warner, is symbolic of victory in the Indianapolis 500 automobile race. ... One of three Gordon Bennett Cups, established by James Gordon Bennett, Jr. ... Vanderbilt Cup race start, 1910 The Vanderbilt Cup was the first major trophy in American auto racing. ...

Baseball

This article is about the sport. ... The Cy Young Award of the American League, 1983. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... In American baseball, the Rawlings Gold Glove Award, usually referred to simply as the Gold Glove, is the award annually given to the Major League player judged to be the most superior individual fielding performance at each position (in each league), as voted by the managers and coaches in each... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in baseball from 1992 to 2004. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related...

Basketball

This article is about the sport. ... Basketball Hall of Fame Logo The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame honors players who have shown exceptional skill at basketball, all-time great coaches and referees, and other major contributors to the game. ... The National Basketball Association first named a Most Valuable Player after the 1955-56 NBA season. ... The National Basketball Associations Defensive Player of the Year Award has been handed out since 1983. ... The NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award is the award given by the National Basketball Association to the leagues most valuable player for his team coming off the bench as a substitute (sixth man). ... The National Basketball Associations Rookie of the Year Award, first given after the 1952-53 NBA season, is given to the top first-year player in the league. ... The person recognized as the NBA Coach of the Year receives the Red Auerbach Trophy. ... The NBA Executive of the Year Award is the award given by the National Basketball Association to the leagues best front office executive. ... The Naismith College Player of the Year award, named for basketball inventor James Naismith, is given annually by the Atlanta Tipoff Club to college basketballs top male and female player. ... The John R. Wooden Award is an award given annually to the most outstanding mens and womens college basketball players. ... At the conclusion of the NCAA mens and womens Division I basketball championships (the Final Four tournaments), the Associated Press selects a Most Outstanding Player. ...

Board games

A board game is a game played with counters or pieces that are placed on, removed from, or moved across a board (a premarked surface, usually specific to that game). ... The Charles S. Roberts Awards are given annually for excellence in the historical wargaming hobby. ... The Deutscher Spiele Preis (German for German Game Prize) is an award for German-style games. ... The Origins Awards, presented by the Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts and Design, are presented at the Origins International Game Expo for outstanding work in the game industry. ... The Spiel des Jahres (German for Game of the Year) is a prestigious award for board and card games. ...

Boxing

For other senses of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... Golden Gloves The Golden Gloves is the name given to annual competitions for amateur boxing in the United States. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in boxing from 1992 to 2004. ...

Chess

This article is about the Western board game. ... A number of countries hold national championships in chess. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The World Junior Chess Championship is an under-20 event (players must have been under 20 years old on the 1st of January in the year of competition). ... The title Grandmaster is awarded to world-class chess masters by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. ...

Cricket

This article is about the sport. ... The Allan Border Medal is considered to be the biggest individual prize in Australian cricket. ... The ICC Awards is a set of sports awards for cricket. ... The Wisden Cricketers of the Year award is made annually in the pages of the Wisden Cricketers Almanack yearbook. ...

Figure skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual event sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... The 2007 mens podium For the 2007 competition, see 2007 European Figure Skating Championships. ... Category: ... The U.S. Figure Skating Championships is an annual event put on by the United States Figure Skating Association. ...

American Football

Gridiron football (or more commonly, just gridiron) is a term used in some countries outside the United States and Canada that refers to both American football and Canadian football. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The Grey Cup circa 2006. ... The winning Super Bowl team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ...

Ice hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Allan Cup is the trophy awarded to the national senior (21 and over) amateur men’s hockey champions of Canada. ... The Art Ross Trophy on display at the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. ... Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. ... The Calder Cup is awarded annually to the playoff champion of the American Hockey League. ... Calder Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Calder Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the best rookie in the National Hockey League. ... Clarence S. Campbell Bowl at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl, or the Campbell Trophy, is a National Hockey League trophy awarded to the Western Conference playoff champions. ... The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded annually to the player judged most valuable to his team during the National Hockey Leagues Stanley Cup playoffs. ... The Frank J. Selke Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive component of the game. ... Hart Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the ice hockey player who is most valuable to his team in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... The Hobey Baker Award is an annual award given to the top college mens ice hockey player. ... The Jack Adams Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League coach adjudged to have contributed the most to his teams success. ... Norris Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey Leagues top defenceman. ... King Clancy Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The King Clancy Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a significant humanitarian contribution in his community. ... The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, formerly known as the Lady Byng Trophy, is presented each year to the National Hockey League hockey player voted to have shown the best sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with performance in play. ... The Les Cunningham Award is given to American Hockey Leagues MVP of the season. ... Lester B. Pearson Award on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Lester B. Pearson Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey Leagues outstanding player in the regular season, as judged by members of the NHL Players Association (NHLPA). ... The Lester Patrick Trophy has been has presented by the National Hockey League since 1966 to honour a recipients contribution to hockey in the United States. ... Maurice Richard Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Rocket poses with the Trophy named after him The Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy is awarded annually to the leading goal scorer in the National Hockey League. ... The Memorial Cup is the championship trophy of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). ... The NHL Plus-Minus Award is awarded annually to the player in the National Hockey League that leads the league in plus/minus. ... Patty Kazmaier Award is given to the top woman college ice hockey player in the United States. ... The Presidents Trophy is an award presented by the National Hockey League (NHL) to the team which finishes with the best record in the league during the regular season. ... This article is about the trophy. ... The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey Leagues many trophies. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... Vezina Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Vezina Trophy is awarded annually to the person deemed the best ice hockey goaltender as voted on by the general managers of the teams in the National Hockey League. ... William M. Jennings Trophy at the Hockey Hall of Fame The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual award given to the goaltender(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team in the National Hockey League with the fewest goals scored against it. ...

Lacrosse

For other uses, see Lacrosse (disambiguation). ... The Champions Cup is the trophy awarded to the playoff winners in the National Lacrosse League. ... The Ensign C. Markland Kelly, Jr. ... Founders Cup Trophy The Founders Cup is the championship trophy of Canadas Junior B Lacrosse leagues. ... The Jack Turnbull Award is an award given to the United States top collegiate attackman in Lacrosse, named after National Lacrosse Hall of Fame alumnus Jack Turnbull. ... The Les Bartley Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League head coach of the year. ... The Les Bartley Award is an award given annually by the Toronto Rock lacrosse team. ... The Lt. ... Coach of the Year Award for Major League Lacrosse 2001 John DeTomasso Long Island Lizards 2002 Scott Hiller Boston Cannons 2003 Ted Georgalas New Jersey Pride 2004 Sal LoCascio Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Community Service award by Major League Lacrosse. ... Defensive player of the year for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Rob Doerr Baltimore Bayhawks 2002 Christian Cook New Jersey Pride 2003 Ryan Curtis Boston Cannons 2004 Nicky Polanco Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Goaltender of the year for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2002 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2003 Brian Dougherty Long Island Lizards 2004 Greg Cattrano Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Most Improved Player award by Major League Lacrosse. ... Most Valuable Player award by Major League Lacrosse 2001 Ryan Powell Rochester Rattlers 2002 Greg Cattrano Baltimore Bayhawks 2003 Jay Jalbert Long Island Lizards 2004 Conor Gill Boston Cannons Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... MLL Offensive player of the year for Major League Lacrosse: 2001 - John Grant, Jr. ... Rookie of the Year Award for Major League Lacrosse 2001 Keith Cromwell Bridgeport Barrage 2002 Connor Gill Boston Cannons 2003 Adam Doneger Rochester Rattlers 2004 Ryan Boyle Philadelphia Barrage Categories: Major League Lacrosse ... Sportsman award by Major League Lacrosse. ... In the 2001 inaugural season, Major League Lacrosse named an Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week. ... The Mann Cup is the trophy awarded to the senior mens lacrosse champions of Canada. ... McLaughlin Award is an award given to the nations most outstanding NCAA lacrosse midfielder since 1973. ... The Minto Cup is awarded annually to the champion junior mens lacrosse team of Canada. ... The Defensive Player of the Year Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League player (not goaltenders) who is chosen as the best defensive player. ... The Executive of the Year Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League executive who is chosen as having the most positive impact on his or her team. ... The General Manager of the Year Award is given annually to the National Lacrosse League general manager who has done the best job of ensuring his teams success. ... The National Lacrosse League Goaltender of the Year Award is given annually to the best NLL goaltender of the year. ... In the 1994 season, the National Lacrosse League (then called the Major Indoor Lacrosse League) began naming a Player of the Month. ... The JetBlue National Lacrosse League MVP Award is given annually to the NLL player who is considered to have contributed most to his teams success. ... The Edge Active Care Rookie of the Year Award is given annually to the top rookie in the National Lacrosse League. ... The National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award is given annually to a NLL player. ... In the 1994 season, the National Lacrosse League (then called the Major Indoor Lacrosse League) began naming a Player of the Week. ... The Presidents Cup is the National Senior level box lacrosse championship for the Canadian Lacrosse Association. ... The William C. Schmeisser Award is an award given to the nations most outstanding NCAA lacrosse defenseman. ... The Steinfeld Cup is the trophy given annually to the winners of the New Balance Major League Lacrosse Championship. ... Tewaaraton Trophy is an award given to the top American college lacrosse player since 2001. ... The Tom Borrelli Award is presented by the National Lacrosse League to the leagues most outstanding newspaper writer or columnist[1]. The award is named for Tom Borrelli, a writer for The Buffalo News. ...

Olympic medalists

This article gives lists of Olympic medalists for those Olympic Games sports where such lists have been created in Wikipedia. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in alpine skiing from 1936 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in archery from 1972 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of mens Olympic medalists in athletics from 1896 to 2004. ... This article is becoming very long. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in badminton from 1992 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in baseball from 1992 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in basketball from 1936 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in biathlon from 1960 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in bobsleigh from 1924 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in boxing from 1992 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of mens Olympic medalists in canoeing from 1936 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of womens Olympic medalists in canoeing from 1948 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in cross-country skiing from 1924 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in curling from 1924 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of mens Olympic medalists in cycling from 1896 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in cycling from 1984 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in diving from 1904 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in equestrian from 1900 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of mens Olympic medalists in fencing from 1896 to 2004. ... This is a list of all womens Olympic medalists in Fencing. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in field hockey from 1908 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in figure skating from 1908 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in football from 1900 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in freestyle skiing from 1992 to 2006. ... These are the Olympic medalists in mens Gymnastics. ... These are the Olympic medalists in womens gymnastics. ... These are the Olympic medalists in handball. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in ice hockey from 1920 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in judo from 1964 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in luge from 1964 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in modern pentathlon from 1912 to 2004. ... // This event involves two jumps from the ski jumping normal hill. ... // Olympic medalists in rowing (women) Rowing at the Summer Olympics International Olympic Committee results database Olympic Rowing Medalists at HickokSports. ... This is the complete list of womens Olympic medalists in rowing from 1976 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in sailing from 1900 to 2004. ... The Olympic medalists in shooting, both men and women. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in short track speed skating from 1994 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in skeleton from 1928 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in ski jumping from 1924 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in snowboarding from 1998 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in softball from 1996 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in speed skating from 1924 to 2006. ... This is the complete list of mens Olympic medalists in swimming from 1896 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of womens Olympic medalists in swimming from 1896 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in synchronized swimming from 1984 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in table tennis from 1988 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in taekwondo from 2000 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in tennis from 1896 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in triathlon from 2000 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in volleyball from 1964 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in water polo from 1900 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in weightlifting from 1896 to 2004. ... This is the complete list of Olympic medalists in wrestling from 1896 to 2004. ...

Tennis

For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... // See: List of Wimbledon Gentlemens Singles champions See: List of Wimbledon Final Appearances See: List of Wimbledon Ladies Singles champions See: List of Wimbledon Doubles champions See: List of Wimbledon Mixed Doubles champions †: junior champion who has won the Gentlemens title as well #un: unseeded †: junior champion who... Here is a list of winners of the Australian Open championship in tennis, including the winners of the main tournament competitions- Mens Singles and Doubles, Womens Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Boys Singles and Doubles and Girls Singles and Doubles- as well as the winners of... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... The Fed Cup (until 1995 Federation Cup) is the most important tennis tournament for female national teams, very similar to the mens Davis Cup. ... The Hopman Cup is an annual international team tennis tournament held in Perth, Western Australia in early-January (sometimes commencing in late-December) each year. ...

Videogames

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has been hosting the Interactive Achievement Awards for video game publication anually since 1998. ...

Other sports

This article is about the yachting competition. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries Commonwealth Games Federation seal, adopted in 2001 The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... !The alpine skiing World Cup is a circuit of alpine skiing competitions launched in 1966 by a group of ski racing friends and experts which included Alpine Directors from France (Honore Bonnet) and USA (Bob Beattie) and French reporter at LEquipe in Paris, Serge Lang. ... For the rugby league competition, see Rugby League World Cup. ... The Cricket World Cup is the premier international championship of mens One-Day International (ODI) cricket. ... For other uses, see The Ashes (disambiguation). ... For the club competition, see FIFA Club World Cup. ... Champions League Logo Copa Libertadores Logo The European/South American Cup, commonly referred to as the Intercontinental Cup or Toyota Cup, was a football competition endorsed by UEFA and CONMEBOL, contested between the winners of the European Champions League and the South American Copa Libertadores in a match played each... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is the medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie not including finals matches) as decided upon by umpires. ... The first Biathlon World Championship (BWCH) was held in 1958, with individual (official) and relay (unofficial) contests for men. ... This page lists the winners of the Boston Marathon, the oldest annual marathon in the world. ... This is the list of people inducted into the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year award is given to one sportsman or sportswoman, usually British, every year. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Team Award is given on an annual basis to the sporting team or partnership considered to have made the most substantative contribution to sport in that year. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Overseas Personality is given on an annual basis to the non-British sportsman or sportswoman considered to have made the most substantative contribution to sport in that year. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award is given on an annual basis to the coach considered to have made the most substantative contribution to British sport in that year. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award is given on an annual basis to a sportsperson who has made a long-running and considerable contribution to sport. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award is given to a British sportsperson on an annual basis for outstanding courage and achievement in the face of adversity. Named after the BBC sports presenter Helen Rollason, who died after a brave battle against cancer, the award was first... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Young Personality award is given annually to the British sportsperson below 17 years of age who has made the most substantative contribution to sport in that year. ... The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Unsung Hero Award is given on an annual basis to a sportsperson who has made a substantative, yet unrecognised contribution to sport. ... The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ... The W.S. Cox Plate is a Group 1 thoroughbred horse race held annually in late October by the Moonee Valley Racing Club in honour of W.S. Cox, the clubs founder. ... Rogilla, 1932 winner. ... Ultimate (sometimes called ultimate Frisbee in reference to the trademarked brand name) is a non-contact competitive team game played with a 175 gram flying disc. ...

Quizbowl

Churchill College - Cambridge plays York on University Challenge, a televised quizbowl programme. ... College Bowl is a format of college-level quizbowl run and operated by College Bowl Company, Incorporated. ... The Robert Meredith Cup is awarded to the winner of the Academic Competition Federation quizbowl championship since 2001. ...

Miscellaneous

All-America City Program Logo The All-America City Award is given by the National Civic League annually to ten cities in the United States. ... The Dickin Medal was instituted in 1943 by Maria Dickin to honour the work of animals in war. ... For other uses, see Victoria Cross (disambiguation). ... Order of Smile, designed by 9-year-old Ewa Chrobak The Order of Smile is awarded to adults distinguished in their love, care and aid for children. ... The X-Rated Critics Organization a. ... Pipe Smoker of the Year was an award given out annually by the British Pipesmokers Council, to honour a famous pipe-smoking individual. ... The Evening Standard Pub of the Year title has been awarded annually to a pub selected from a shortlist by readers of the Evening Standard, Londons main evening newspaper. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Headlines of the Evening Standard on the day of London bombing on July 7, 2005, in Waterloo Station The Evening Standard is a British tabloid newspaper published and sold in London and surrounding areas of southeast England. ...

Mock prizes

Big Brother Award (If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face— forever. ... Flying frog. ... Razzie Award The Raspberry Awards or Razzies, first awarded in 1981, were created by John Wilson in 1980, intended to counterpoint the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry had to offer. ... The Golden Turkey Award is an award given to poor movies and directors. ... A Darwin Award is a tongue-in-cheek honor named after evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin. ... The Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest is a tongue-in-cheek contest that takes place annually and is sponsored by the English Department of San Jose State University. ... The Foot in Mouth award is given by the British Plain English Campaign. ... The Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award is an award given annually to the author who produces the worst description of a sex scene in a novel. ... Naomi awards are given to outstandingly bad music acts. ...

See also

An honorary degree (Latin: honoris causa ad gradum, not to be confused with an honors degree) is an academic degree awarded to an individual as a decoration, rather than as the result of matriculating and studying for several years. ... The capturing of prizes (enemy equipment, vehicles, and especially ships) during wartime is a tradition that goes back as far as organized warfare itself. ... This is a list of honorary societies to which individuals are elected based on meritorious conduct. ... This is a list of prizes, medals and awards including cups, trophies, bowls, badges, state decorations etc, awarded in Singapore. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Contents   Overviews   Academia   Topics   Basic topics   Tables   Glossaries   Portals   Categories See Lists of topics: ReferencesYO YO whas up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! See: Lists of topics: Art and culture More territories: Bouvet Island â€¢ French Southern Territories â€¢ Heard Island and McDonald Islands â€¢ South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands â€¢ Antarctic territorial claims List of geography... A literary award is an award presented to an author who has written a particularly lauded piece or body of work. ... Generally, prize money is a monetary prize that is given to the winner of a competition. ...

Sources and references

  1. ^ Automotive X PRIZE. Automotive X PRIZE. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  2. ^ The Kilby International Awards. The Kilby International Awards Foundation. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  3. ^ Lettre International Award. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  4. ^ Lettre Ulysses Award. Lettre International Aventis Foundation. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  5. ^ Lettre Ulysses Award. Lettre International Aventis Foundation. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  6. ^ Lettre International Award. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  7. ^ Denmark’s Premier Music Award. sonning. Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  8. ^ Callahan Award. Ultimate Player Association (UPA). Retrieved on 2007-02-09.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Britain.tv Wikipedia - Medals (920 words)
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.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m