These two daring explorers then reembarked for England; and the Geographical Society of Paris decreed them its annual prize medal
Professor Iain McInnes of Glasgow University was awarded the Sir James Black Prize Medal
by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his "outstanding contribution to the field of immunology".
Billionaire Alisher Usmanov bought Nobel Prize medal
for $4.1 million at the auction.
DNA scientist James Watson has made history once again, this time, for selling his Nobel Prize medal
to a private collector for a record breaking price of $4.7 million.
[Update Dec 18, 2014: James Watson's Nobel Prize medal
was bought for $4.1 million by Russia's richest man - Alisher Usmanov.
The only thing there will be a Nobel Peace Prize Medal
awarded for simply not being George W.
In the background, there will be the Nobel Prize medal
, which Churchill was awarded in 1953 for literature, together with the wording of the prize citation.
Few would have known until today that there was a Nobel Prize medal
kept in the city, and fewer still would have guessed who it belonged to.
One of the leading Omani artists, his talent has been recognised widely, even by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, who awarded him with the Golden Prize Medal
for art in 1983.
Martin Schulz and Jose Manuel Barroso, presidents of the European Parliament and European Commission, respectively, presented, on 12 December in Strasbourg, the Nobel Peace Prize medal
and diploma awarded to the EU on 10 December in Oslo (see Europolitics 4546).
EU's Nobel Prize medal
will be kept at the House of European History in Brussels.
As to my hope for the Nobel Prize Nominating Committee to one day recognize and celebrate either a cure or successful treatment for incontinence, I would like to refer back to the Prize medal
itself and its irony.