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Dickson Prize in Science

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Dickson Prize in Science

The Dickson Prize in Medicine and the Dickson Prize in Science were both established in 1969 by Joseph Z. Dickson and Agnes Fischer Dickson. As of 2006, 11 of the recipients had gone on to win the Nobel Prize.[1]

Dickson Prize in Medicine

The Dickson Prize in Medicine is awarded annually by the University of Pittsburgh, and recognizes US citizens who have made "significant, progressive contributions" to medicine.[2] The award includes $50,000, a bronze medal, and the Dickson Prize Lecture.

Dickson Prize in Science

The Dickson Prize in Science is awarded annually by Carnegie Mellon University, and recognizes those who have "notably advanced the field of science".

Award recipients by year

Further reading

  • Dickson Prize in Science at Carnegie Mellon University
  • Dickson Prize in Medicine at University of Pittsburgh


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