• 1849
  • Other works include:- Geology of Bombay (1863) Annals of India for the Year 1848 (1849) Manual of Physical Research Adapted for India (1852) Floods in India of 1849 (1850) http://standrews-kirriemuir.org.uk/download/history/The_Illustrious_Life_of_the_Reverend_Dr_John_Buist.pdf Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1886). (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1844 he joined the Algemeene Doopsgezinde Sociëteit (General Mennonite Society) of which he would become chairman of the board in 1849/1850 and 1857/1858. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1841
  • Ommanney was promoted commander on 9 October 1840, and from August 1841 to the end of 1844 served on board the steam sloop HMS Vesuvius in the Mediterranean Sea. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1841 his work Verhandeling over Vondel en Shakespear als Treurspeldichters was awarded a gold medal by Teylers Tweede Genootschap (Teylers Second or Scientific society) and he became main editor of Konst- en Letterbode until 1853 (following the sudden death of the previous main editor, Vincent Loosjes). (wikipedia.org)
  • At Yale, he, along with William Kingsley, publisher of The New Englander, and eleven others, founded the senior or secret society Scroll and Key and incorporated the Kingsley Trust Association in 1841. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1827
  • Its aims were to instruct local mechanics and tradesmen in scientific principles relating to their work, through lectures and a circulation library, which by 1827 contained over 700 volumes. (wikipedia.org)
  • prize
  • In 1837 Buist was awarded a prize by the Highland Society of Scotland for a paper Geology of the South-eastern portion of Perthshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Society of Arts, of which he was a member, voted Lawson a silver medal for the invention of an observing-chair called "Reclinea", and awarded him a prize for a new thermometer-stand, described before the British Association in 1845. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is the namesake of the John Addison Porter Prize and was a founder of the Scroll and Key senior society of Yale University. (wikipedia.org)
  • The John Addison Porter Prize, established in 1872, is a prize at Yale University awarded annually to the best work of scholarship in any field "where it is possible, through original effort, to gather and relate facts or principles, or both, and to present the results in such a literary form as to make the product of general human interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the same time, they continued to offer premiums for the finest examples of farm products and techniques, and became involved in the many county and local agricultural societies and fairs that formed in the nineteenth century, mainly through offering prizes and prize monies to them. (masshist.org)
  • 1847
  • In 1847 he planned, and in 1850 founded, the Bombay Reformatory School of Industry for the reformation and education of Indian children, of which he was superintendent, under the patronage of the governor, Lord Elphinstone. (wikipedia.org)
  • He published in 1844 a paper On the Arrangement of an Observatory for Practical Astronomy and Meteorology, and in 1847 a brief History of the New Planets. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1844 he became a professor at Delaware College and remained there until 1847 when he moved to Germany to study at the University of Giessen under Justus von Liebig. (wikipedia.org)
  • He eventually found work in September 1844 as a railway surveyor based in Manchester and Halifax until he was enticed in August 1847 to join the staff of Queenwood School in Hampshire, which offered a unique and practically based approach to education in the sciences. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • 1856
  • Their missionary work was not very successful, and Hahn visited Europe between 1853 and 1856 to gather support for his endeavors, which by then were considered futile by the Rhenish Missionary Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1850 to 1856 Mallet worked on the design of heavy guns. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1846
  • He assisted Sir RJ Griffith by studying the fossils of the carboniferous and silurian rocks of Ireland, and they prepared a joint in 1844 appeared A Synopsis of the Character of Carboniferous Limestone Fossils of Ireland (1844) and Synopsis of the Silurian Fossils of Ireland (1846). (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • In 1868, he published his most important scientific work, Thesaurus Siluricus, being a list of all the fossils which occur in the Silurian formation across the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • Before the end of the year, Lapham had published a Catalogue of Plants and Shells, Found in the vicinity of Milwaukee, on the West Side of Lake Michigan, perhaps the first scientific work published west of the Great Lakes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calori produced a great volume of scientific work. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is noted for his involvement in the early history of a number of learned societies, for his hydrographic charts, for his astronomical work, and for a wide range of publications and translations. (wikipedia.org)
  • McCoy contributed many papers to local societies, and continued his active scientific work for fifty-eight years - his last contribution, "Note on a new Australian Pterygotus," was printed in the Geological Magazine for May 1899. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hahn is known for his scientific work on the Herero language. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1870 Hahn brokered a ten-year peace deal between Nama and Herero and convinced the Finnish Missionary Society to take over missionary work in Ovamboland. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1833
  • The society was founded in 1833 as the Entomological Society of London. (wikipedia.org)
  • The foundation of the society began with a meeting of "gentlemen and friends of entomological science", held on 3 May 1833 in the British Museum convened by Nicholas Aylward Vigors with the presidency of John George Children. (wikipedia.org)
  • The real date of the foundation of the society was more probably on 22 May 1833, when the members met in Thatched House Tavern, on St James's Street. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The society started to assemble a library, an early addition being the personal library of Adrian Hardy Haworth (1767-1833), purchased by John Obadiah Westwood (1805-1893) on behalf of the society. (wikipedia.org)
  • geological
  • He took an active share in tracing the course of underground waters of North West Yorkshire in connection with the Yorkshire Geological and Polytechnic Society in 1899, the results of which were published in the Proceedings of this Society in 1900. (wikipedia.org)
  • Institution
  • In 1825 there was an attempt to set up a Scientific and Mechanics Institution in the town. (wikipedia.org)
  • The continued prosperity of the institution during the 1860s has been attributed to two main developments - the demand for more technical and scientific education, and the introduction of an examination system by the newly formed national Department of Science and Art. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1872
  • Klaas Sybrandi (Haarlem, 18 November 1807 - Haarlem, 4 September 1872), also spelled as Sijbrandi, was a Dutch Mennonite minister, author, translator and involved with several societies and foundations. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the Rhenish Missionary Society began trading for profit and colonising, Hahn severed his ties with them in 1872 and relocated to the Cape Colony. (wikipedia.org)
  • member
  • He was a member of the American Philosophical Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lapham was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1853. (wikipedia.org)
  • Shortly after his arrival in Haarlem Sybrandi became a member of Teylers Eerste Genootschap (Teylers First or Theological Society), and after the death of his father in 1858 he would succeed him as director at the Teylers Stichting (Teylers Foundation). (wikipedia.org)
  • He was also a member of the Maatschappij van Nederlandsche Letterkunde (Society of Dutch Literature) in Leiden. (wikipedia.org)
  • He took a very active interest in Leeds Scientific Societies, being a member for over 50 years of the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society which celebrated its centenary some years back. (wikipedia.org)
  • Henry Charles Lea's father, Isaac Lea (1792-1886) was a distinguished naturalist and member of the American Philosophical Society. (upenn.edu)
  • University
  • Because university education was expensive, the vast majority of physicians were from the successful middle orders of society. (encyclopedia.com)
  • During his visit to Germany in 1873/74, University of Leipzig awarded a Doctor degree honoris causa to Hahn for his research on the language of the Herero, although his domestic servant and interpreter, Urieta (Johanna Gertze) probably had a more than cursory role in the creation of his language studies and publications. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mid-Career Researcher Award Winner, Kristi Anseth, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, the Biofrontiers Institute, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder. (wisc.edu)
  • paper
  • He published in 1850, from Newington Butts, a short paper, and Barlow's whole subsequent life seems to have been consecrated to further study of Dante. (wikipedia.org)
  • For his Paper "on the Investigation of the Orbits of Revolving Double Stars," inserted in the Fifth Volume of the Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • president
  • The following year, three of the four most responsible for the society were replaced: Edward Newman (1801-1876) took the place of J.O. Westwood as president, Samuel Stevens (1817-1899) took the place of W Yarrell as treasurer and W Wing the place of H.T. Stainton as secretary. (wikipedia.org)
  • The society is governed by its council, which is chaired by the society's president, according to a set of by-laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • establish
  • In 1801, the Society voted to establish a professorship of natural history at Harvard, which served as the origin of the Botanical Garden at Cambridge. (masshist.org)
  • development
  • The first Secretary, Robert Neil, was appointed in 1844, and acted not just as a Secretary but as a teacher-supervisor, influencing the formative development of the organisation. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • First he attended Latin school in Haarlem, and was then, 17 years of age, admitted 'with high expectations' at the Kweekschool der algemeene Doopsgezinde Societeit te Amsterdam (Seminary of the General Mennonite Society in Amsterdam) where he developed an affection for classical literature - supposedly larger than his interest in theology. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2 After a review in 1850, the pattern settled down to the award of one in the physical sciences and one in the biological sciences for 'the two most important contributions to the advancement of Natural Knowledge published originally in Her Majesty's dominions within a period of not more than 10 years and not less than 1 year of the date of the award. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Although the methods have differed somewhat over the years, the Society has never strayed from this original intention of encouraging agricultural pursuits and experiments designed to advance agricultural technology and disseminate information. (masshist.org)
  • study
  • Subsequently he did not go into in business, but concentrated on scientific study. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Royal Entomological Society is devoted to the study of insects. (wikipedia.org)
  • The story of why Tyndall felt compelled to turn down this considerable honour sheds light on the scientific politics and personal relationships of the time, on the importance given to the study of magnetism, and on Tyndall's own character and career. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Natural history is the scientific research of plants or animals, leaning more towards observational rather than experimental methods of study, and encompasses more research published in magazines than in academic journals. (absoluteastronomy.com)
  • records
  • Buist drew up the Bombay Observatory Report for 1844, which contained records of 170,000 observations. (wikipedia.org)
  • second
  • When Captain Horatio Austin was appointed to command HMS Resolute during the Franklin search expedition in February 1850, he chose his friend Ommanney as second in command. (wikipedia.org)
  • closely
  • The financial crisis of 1825-1826 led to the failure of the institution's bankers, and it faltered and later became part of the Huddersfield Philosophical Society, an organisation with which its rules now more closely aligned. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Talbot counted Wheatstone, Brewster, and Babbage among his scientific friends, he most closely followed the ideas of his friend John Herschel on light. (encyclopedia.com)
  • headquarters
  • The society maintains an entomological library at its headquarters in St Albans, UK. (wikipedia.org)
  • They named the place Barmen (today Gross Barmen) after the headquarters of the Rhenish Missionary Society in Germany and established the first Rhenish mission station to the Herero there. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • He displayed a talent for scientific observation early on while working on the canals and their locks himself, producing drawings that he could sell at the age of thirteen. (wikipedia.org)
  • year
  • In this year, the society moved from its building at 17, Old Bond Street to 12, Bedford Row. (wikipedia.org)
  • The year 1816 marked the first Cattle Show sponsored by the Society on their grounds in Brighton designated for that purpose. (masshist.org)
  • Order
  • For his services to the Turkish government he was awarded the Order of Nishan Iftikhar (Order of Glory). (wikipedia.org)
  • He was also awarded the honors of Knight and Commander of the Order of the Crown of Italy, Knight of the Order of Guadalupe in the Mexican Empire and Knight of the Civil Order of Savoy. (wikipedia.org)
  • For his services in defending Sicily Smyth was subsequently awarded the Order of Saint Ferdinand and of Merit by King Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies, and received permission from the Prince Regent to wear it on 16 March 1816. (wikipedia.org)
  • When in 1844 Wesleyan missionaries arrived at the invitation of Jonker Afrikaner, Hahn and his colleague Franz Heinrich Kleinschmidt moved northwards into Damaraland in order to avoid conflict with them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Experimental philosophy is an emerging field of philosophical inquiry that makes use of empirical data-often gathered through surveys which probe the intuitions of ordinary people-in order to inform research on philosophical questions This use of empirical data is widely seen as opposed to a... as the Society shall determine. (absoluteastronomy.com)
  • known
  • Hahn and Kleinschmidt initiated the creation of a path from Windhoek to Barmen via Okahandja, and in 1850 this road, later known as Alter Baiweg (Old Bay Path), was extended via Otjimbingwe to Walvis Bay. (wikipedia.org)
  • book
  • In 1844 Lapham published the first substantial book on the geography of the Wisconsin Territory. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • After a time he moved to Paris, where he worked on medical and scientific studies, but also on art criticism. (wikipedia.org)
  • In view of these many technical achievements and the demands of running such a large business, it is remarkable that Mallet still found time for scientific research in the most varied fields. (encyclopedia.com)
  • friends
  • Because of his military service in the War of 1812, Isaac Lea lost his birthright membership in the Society of Friends. (upenn.edu)
  • whose
  • The Society's raison d'etre as stated in their petition for incorporation was to join the ranks of the agricultural societies in Britain and America "whose particular business is to make experiments themselves and invite others thereto on the subject of agriculture. (masshist.org)
  • life
  • H.T. Stainton, who was involved more and more in the life of the society, seemed to have some problems working with E.M. Janson. (wikipedia.org)
  • history
  • Edward Wesley Janson (1822-91), a natural history agent, publisher and entomologist was Curator of the Entomological Society collections from 1850-63 and librarian from 1863-74. (wikipedia.org)
  • Introductory essays, 2300 original photographs and 1500 pages of textual sources about the Northwest Coast and Plateau Indian cultures constitute an award-winning project developed for the Library of Congress' American Memory in partnership with the Museum of History and Industry and the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. (washington.edu)
  • gold
  • It has made teaching quality a particular focus of its activities, winning the inaugural Higher Education Academy Global Teaching Excellence Award, and achieving a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold Award, both in 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • School
  • In 1837 he left Ādaži (Aahof) for Barmen (today part of Wuppertal, Germany) to apply at the missionary school of the Rhenish Missionary Society. (wikipedia.org)
  • great
  • Bigsby of Suffolk & Nottinghamshire - Burkes Landed Gentry of Great Britain, 1850 Obituary of Dr J.J. Bigsby Chisholm 1911. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under the impulse of this last entomologist, who had many functions, the society made great strides. (wikipedia.org)