Albert Einstein World Award of Science

Albert Einstein World Award of Science
Obverse of a golden medal with the image of Albert Einstein facing right, the name Albert Einstein at the lower left and the dates 1835-1955 below the name.
Awarded forRecognition and encouragement for scientific and technological research and development.
CountryMexico
Presented byWorld Cultural Council
Reward(s)Diploma, Commemorative Medal, and US$10,000
First awarded1984
WebsiteWorld Cultural Council
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The Albert Einstein World Award for Science is an annual award given by the World Cultural Council "as a means of recognition and encouragement for scientific and technological research and development", with special consideration for researches which "have brought true benefit and well being to mankind".[1] Named for physicist and theoretician Albert Einstein (1879–1955); the award includes a diploma, a commemorative medal, and $10,000.[2]

The recipient of the award is evaluated and elected by an Interdisciplinary Committee, which is composed of world-renowned scientists, among them 25 Nobel laureates.[1]

  1. ^ a b "Albert Einstein World Award of Science". consejoculturalmundial.org. World Cultural Council. July 27, 2015. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Awards & Honors: 2017 World Cultural Council Arts and Science Awards". UGA.edu. Office of Research, University of Georgia. 27 September 2016. Archived from the original on 8 November 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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