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  • 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)
  • Between 1844 and 1847, he was lucratively employed in railway construction planning. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1841
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • In 1841, he was awarded a BA and an MA by Trinity College, Dublin. (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)
  • 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)
  • His collected scientific work fills four volumes. (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)
  • England
  • The expedition returned to England in October 1851, in which year he was awarded the Arctic Medal for his scientific researches. (wikipedia.org)
  • On his return to England, he was hired in 1844 by the Equity and Law Life Assurance Society for which he developed successful actuarial models and served as de facto CEO, a position that required a law degree. (wikipedia.org)
  • member
  • He was a member of the American Philosophical Society. (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)
  • In 1862 he was a founding member of the Meteorological Society of Scotland. (wikipedia.org)
  • Joule was a member of the London Electrical Society , established by Sturgeon and others. (wikipedia.org)
  • Secretary
  • 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 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)
  • Nickolai Bochkov (1931-2011) - a prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, scientific secretary of the Academy of Medicine Sciences, director of the Genetics Institute of the Academy of Medicine Sciences of the USSR, wrote more than 200 scientific works in the sphere of genetics. (tstu.ru)
  • 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)
  • Barlow
  • It was at Pisa, during the winter of 1844-5, that Barlow became acquainted with the works of Dante. (wikipedia.org)
  • London
  • London Anthropological Society 1875, p. 104. (wikipedia.org)
  • London Anthropological Society (1875). (wikipedia.org)
  • It had many antecedents beginning as the Society of Entomologists of London. (wikipedia.org)
  • They decided that a society should be created for the promotion of the science of entomology in its various branches and it should be called the Entomological Society of London. (wikipedia.org)
  • A publication commenced in November 1834 under the title Transactions of Entomological Society of London. (wikipedia.org)
  • Frederick Hartridge would then attend the University of Leeds 1905, Finally attending the School of Pharmaceutical Society in London he qualified in 1909, in 1925 the School of Pharmaceutical Society became part of the University of London, which opened in 1826 as a secular alternative to the religious universities of Oxford and Cambridge in response to the theological controversy surrounding such educational establishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1908 Frederick W Branson was awarded the accolade Freeman of the City of London. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ada Byron, as she was then called, was born in London on December 10, 1815 to recently married high-society parents. (stephenwolfram.com)
  • She finally recovered in time to follow the custom for society girls of the period: on turning 17 she went to London for a season of socializing. (stephenwolfram.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • His initial scientific fame arose in the 1850s from his study of diamagnetism . (wikipedia.org)
  • records
  • Buist drew up the Bombay Observatory Report for 1844, which contained records of 170,000 observations. (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)
  • friend
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Yevgeny Boratynsky (1800-1844) - Russian poet, a friend of A.S.Pushkin, passed his childhood in the country-house Mara (Kirsanovsky uyezd of the Tambov province). (tstu.ru)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • He established friendships with African rulers and scholars during his five years of travel (1850-1855). (wikipedia.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)
  • University
  • Because university education was expensive, the vast majority of physicians were from the successful middle orders of society. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 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)
  • active
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • time
  • 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)
  • After a time he moved to Paris, where he worked on medical and scientific studies, but also on art criticism. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)