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Gulbenkian

1. Calouste Sarkis . 1869--1955, British industrialist, born in Turkey. He endowed the international Gulbenkian Foundation for the advancement of the arts, science, and education
2. his son, Nubar Sarkis . 1896--1972, British industrialist, diplomat, and philanthropist
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But he says that many of his practical skills were learned working in the university's Gulbenkian Theatre involved in everything from drama to Gilbert and Sullivan and opera.
Thinktank enabler Eleanor Kirk (left) with eMo, an emotional robot, which is one of the attractions which could win the Gulbenkian Prize and (above) an MAV (micro air vehicle); Picture, JEREMY PARDOE
Communications manager Ina Cole said: "We are thrilled to have been nominated and are hoping many past visitors send their views to the Gulbenkian judges.
Sub Rosa, Gulbenkian Studio, Newcastle - (0191) 230-5151.
All eyes will be on the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea today as the judging panel for the fourth Gulbenkian Prize for Museums and Galleries pays a special visit.
Compton Verney is one of just 10 galleries and museums in the country competing for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year.
The Reticulum and Flavius projects at Newcastle University's Museum of Antiquities have been shortlisted for the 2004 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year and will find out in two weeks time if they have won.
Former mine turned visitor attraction lands pounds 100,000 prize BIG PIT will mine a seam of celebration celebrating today (FRI) after winning the pounds 100,000 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year, the UKAEs largest arts award.
WARWICKSHIRE art venue Compton Verney has been shortlisted for the Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year.
Newcastle University's Museum of Antiquities is one of four vying for the pounds 100,000 Gulbenkian Prize for Museum of the Year for its Reticulum project which introduces schoolchildren to Roman history.
Major organization : FUNDAEcEaO CALOUSTE GULBENKIAN / INSTITUTO GULBENKIAN DE CIEeNCIA
Chair of the judges Sir Richard Sykes said, 'In telling the stories of working people up and down the land, the Gulbenkian finalists have helped us understand and take pride in our own histories.