Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy


Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy

The Nihongo|Imperial Prize of the Japan Academy|恩賜賞・日本学士院賞 is a prize awarded by the Japan Academy to non-members in recognition of their academic theses, books, and achievements. One Imperial Prize is awarded every year in each of its two categories: humanities and natural sciences. As of 2005 there have been 159 winners. The awardees are selected from among recipients for that year's Japan Academy Prize and the ceremony is held as part of the Japan Academy Prize ceremony. The winner of this prize gets a diploma with a vase given by the Emperor.

Laureates

2005
* Kazuya Kato for "Research on Arithmetic Geometry"

2003
* Mitsuhiro Yanagida for "Regulation of Cell Cycle and Chromosome Segregation"

1996
* Tasuku Honjo [Tasuku Honjo: [http://www2.mfour.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp/E_CV.htm Curriculum vitae] ]

1915
* Hideyo Noguchi [Kita, Atsushi. (2005). "Dr. Noguchi's Journey: A Life of Medical Search and Discovery," p. 186.]

Notes

References

* Kita, Atsushi. (2005). [http://books.google.com/books?id=BpLSkxTg_o8C&dq=hideyo+noguchi+and+kita&client=firefox-a "Dr. Noguchi's Journey: A Life of Medical Search and Discovery"] (tr., Peter Durfee). Tokyo: Kodansha. 10-ISBN 4-770-02355-3; 13-ISBN 978-4-770-02355-1 (cloth)

External links

* [http://www.japan-acad.go.jp/english/activ.htm The Japan Academy]


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