Prêmio Michael Faraday

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Michael Faraday.

O Prêmio Michael Faraday é concedido pela Royal Society por "excelência na comunicação de ciências ao público do Reino Unido".[1] Denominado em memória de Michael Faraday, consiste em uma medalha de prata, acompanhada de £ 2500. O prêmio foi concedido a primeira vez em 1986.


Ano Nome Citação Notas
1986 Taylor, CharlesCharles Taylor "por suas destacadas apresentações da física e suas aplicações, dirigidas a audiências desde alunos do ensino fundamental de seis anos até adultos" [2]
1987 Medawar, Peter BrianPeter Brian Medawar "for the contribution his books had made in presenting to the public, and to scientists themselves, the intellectual nature and the essential humanity of pursuing science at the highest level and the part it played in our modern culture" [3]
1988 Zeeman, ChristopherChristopher Zeeman "for the contributions he has made to the popularization of mathematics" [4]
1989 Blakemore, ColinColin Blakemore "for his written, broadcast and public presentations on the science of the brain, which are superbly crafted for lay and expert audiences alike" [5]
1990 Dawkins, RichardRichard Dawkins "for his written, broadcast and public presentations which are accessible, imaginative and enjoyed by large audiences" [6]
1991 Porter, GeorgeGeorge Porter "in recognition of his outstanding contribution to improving the public understanding of science through his many public lectures and broadcasts, his directorship of the Royal Institution and presidencies of the Royal Society and British Association and his seminal role in the establishment and leadership of COPUS" [7]
1992 Gregory, RichardRichard Gregory "for his many popular books and papers, his countless public lectures and television and radio appearances, and his creation of the Exploratory Hands-on Science Centre in Bristol" [8]
1993 Fells, IanIan Fells "for his many written articles for the national press and popular science journals, his public lectures on many platforms often tailored for school children, and his major contribution in broadcasting where he has had an input to over 350 radio and television programmes" [9]
1994 Bodmer, WalterWalter Bodmer "for his outstanding achievement in raising the public understanding of science and technology as an issue of the highest importance to individual scientists and engineers and to many bodies that represent them" [10]
1995 Stewart, IanIan Stewart "for his work in communicating mathematical ideas to the widest possible range of audiences through his many thought-provoking books and magazine articles, his radio and television presentations, and his energetic public lectures in schools and industry on a variety of mathematical and quasi-mathematical topics" [11]
1996 Jones, SteveSteve Jones "for his numerous, wide ranging contributions to the public understanding of science in áreas such as human evolution and variation, race, sex, inherited disease and genetic manipulation through his many broadcasts on radio and television, his lectures, popular science books, and his regular science column in The Daily Telegraph and contributions to other newspaper media" [12] [13]
1997 Phillips, DavidDavid Phillips "for his outstanding talents in the communication of scientific principles, methods and applications to young audiences through his many demonstration lectures with wit, clarity and enthusiasm on a wide variety of topics from basic science to modern laser research and for his major role in various collaborative ventures for young people with the Royal Institution, the British Association and CREST, and for his popular science articles and contributions to a variety of radio and television broadcasts, combined with his full professional workload as Head of Chemistry at Imperial College and overseeing a research group"
1998 Greenfield, SusanSusan Greenfield "for her outstanding talents in communicating to the public how the brain works, popularising brain studies via The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, lecturing both in Britain and overseas to a wide variety of audiences, including young people, both in schools and outside the classroom, and through her activities as an author of popular books, newspaper articles and columns and her many television appearances" [14] [15]
1999 Winston, RobertRobert Winston "for his outstanding contribution to the public understanding of human infertility and in vitro fertilisation. He has published five books as well as contributing to many newspaper articles. He is renowned as a gifted communicator especially to non-scientists, describing complex issues relating to human infertility clearly and without over-simplification. His major contribution has been in the field of television and radio both hosting and contributing to programmes" [16]
2000 Wolpert, LewisLewis Wolpert "for his enormous contribution to the public understanding of science most notably through his Chairmanship of COPUS and his varied and wide-ranging television and radio programmes as well as his regular contributions to the national broadsheet newspapers. For over two decades, Lewis Wolpert has brought public attention to many subjects including depression which still carries considerable social stigma through books, lectures, newspaper articles using his own brand of enthusiasm and charisma" [17]
2001 Kroto, HaroldHarold Kroto "for his dedication to the notion of working scientists being communicators of their work and in particular for his establishment of the Vega Science Trust whose films and related activities reflect the excitement of scientific discovery to the public" [18]
2002 Davies, PaulPaul Davies "in recognition of his dedication to communicating, through lectures, books, broadcasts and discussions, the sense of wonder that drives scientific research" [19] [20]
2003 Attenborough, DavidDavid Attenborough "in recognition of his dedication to communicating, through lectures, books, broadcasts and discussions, the sense of wonder that drives scientific research" [21]
2004 Rees, MartinMartin Rees on Einstein's legacy as scientist and icon [22]
2005 Balkwill, FranFran Balkwill "for her outstanding work in communicating the concepts, facts and fascination of science in a way that appeals to children of all ages, backgrounds and nationalities, while at the same time maintaining a distinguished research career" [23]
2006 Fortey, RichardRichard Fortey on A natural history of scientists [24]
2007 Al-Khalili, JimJim Al-Khalili on The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic science [25]
2008 Barrow, John DavidJohn David Barrow on Every picture tells a story [26]
2009 du Sautoy, MarcusMarcus du Sautoy on The secret mathematicians [27]
2010 Bell-Burnell, JocelynJocelyn Bell-Burnell on The end of the world in 2012? Science communication and science scares [28]
2011 Pillinger, ColinColin Pillinger on Stones From the Sky: A Heaven-sent Opportunity to Talk About Science [29]
2012 Cox, BrianBrian Cox "for his excellent work in science communication" [30]
2013 Close, FrankFrank Close "for his excellent work in science communication" [30]

Referências

  1. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize (1986) (em inglês) Royal Society. Visitado em 18 de março de 2009.
  2. Thomas, John Meurig. Michael Faraday and the Royal Institution: The Genius of Man and Place. [S.l.]: CRC Press, 1991. p. 201. ISBN 0750301457.
  3. The Biologist. 35. ed. [S.l.]: Bowling Green State University, 1987.
  4. U.K.'S Royal Society Adds Members (Fee required) (em inglês) The Scientist (5 de setembro de 1988). Visitado em 16 de março de 2009.
  5. Fazackerley, Anna (11 de novembro de 2003). Colin Blakemore: Professor No? (em inglês) The Guardian. Visitado em 16 de março de 2009.
  6. Abel, Donald C.. Fifty Readings in Philosophy. 2. ed. [S.l.]: McGraw-Hill, 2004. p. 53. ISBN 0072818867.
  7. Prof Lord Porter of Luddenham, OM (em inglês) The Telegraph (1 de setembro de 2002). Visitado em 16 de março de 2009.
  8. The Psychologist. 6. ed. [S.l.]: British Psychological Society, 1988. p. 84.
  9. (2 de outubro de 2005) "The conmen and the green professor". The Times. Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  10. Year-book of the Royal Society of London. 92. ed. [S.l.]: Harrison and Sons, 1988. p. 245. ISBN 0854033432.
  11. Don pockets maths fame; 'It's like Ronnie sinking snooker prize' (Fee required) Coventry Evening Telegraph (15 de maio de 2001). Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  12. Sleeman, Elizabeth. The International Who's Who 2004. 67. ed. [S.l.]: Routledge, 2003. p. 831. ISBN 1857432177.
  13. Randerson, James. (30 de maio de 2006). "Top scientist gives up on creationists". The Guardian. Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  14. Sleeman, Elizabeth. The International Who's Who 2004. 67. ed. [S.l.]: Routledge, 2003. p. 647. ISBN 1857432177.
  15. MacLeod, Donald. (6 de fevereiro de 2004). "Royal Society split over Greenfield fellowship". The Guardian.
  16. Birkett, Dea. (19 de agosto de 2000). "The oracle of the ovary". The Guardian. Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  17. Lewis Wolpert discusses development and depression (em inglês) ScienceDirect (18 de maio de 2004). Visitado em 17 de março de 2009. doi:10.1016/S1359-6446(04)03106-X
  18. Nobel Prize Winner Sir Harold W. Kroto Joins NaturalNano's Scientific Advisory Board; Nobel Laureate's Discovery Helped Launch the Field of Nanotechnology (Fee required) (em inglês) M2 Presswire (14 de dezembro de 2006). Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  19. Bakewell, Joan. Belief. [S.l.]: Duckworth Overlook, 2005. p. 84. ISBN 1585676977.
  20. Clayton, Philip; Arthur Robert Peacocke. In whom we live and move and have our being: panentheistic reflections on God's presence in a scientific world. [S.l.]: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2004. p. 266. ISBN 0802809782.
  21. European science – from Nobel to Descartes Europa (fevereiro 2005). Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  22. Walden, Brian. (28 de março de 2005). "A Point of View". England: BBC News. Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  23. Fleming, Nic. (31 de janeiro de 2006). "Laws of attraction in action". The Telegraph.
  24. Gage, Logan. (14 de fevereiro de 2007). "Fortey's Ego and the ID". Discovery Institute.
  25. Al-Khalili, Jim. (21 de janeiro de 2008). "The Arabic Science That Prefigured Newton". The Guardian. Visitado em 17 de março de 2009.
  26. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize The Royal Society. Visitado em 4 February 2012.
  27. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize The Royal Society. Visitado em 4 February 2012.
  28. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize The Royal Society. Visitado em 4 February 2012.
  29. The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize The Royal Society. Visitado em 4 February 2012.
  30. a b The Royal Society Michael Faraday Prize The Royal Society. Visitado em 7 September 2013.

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