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Calls open for the 2020 Wolf Prize

11 July 2019

Since 1978 Wolf Prizes in the sciences and arts are awarded to outstanding artists and scientists with distinguished international careers for their achievements for the benefit of mankind and brotherly relations among peoples, regardless of nationality, race, colour, religion, sex or political views.

In 2020 prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Sciences - Agriculture, Physics, Mathematics and Medicine
  • Arts - Painting & Sculpture

The prize in each area consists of a diploma and 100,000 US $. In the event of co-recipients sharing one prize, the honorarium is equally divided among them. The selection is made by an international Prize Committee of experts in each field. The decisions shall be announced in January 2020.

To express an interest in being nominated by the Royal Irish Academy, please contact Craig Skerritt at c.skerritt@ria.ie by August 30th 2019.

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