2019 Marjorie Grene Prize, ISHPSSB

Type: Prize

Name: Marjorie Grene Prize

Location: Oslo, Norway

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019

Sponsoring Institution: International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology


Details:

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) seeks submissions for the 2019 Marjorie Grene Prize.

This prize is intended to advance the careers of younger scholars, and will be awarded to the best manuscript based on a presentation at one of the two previous ISHPSSB meetings (Montréal or São Paulo) by someone who was, at the time of presentation, a graduate student.

It is very appropriate for ISHPSSB to name this prize in Marjorie Grene’s honor. Not only does her work in the history and philosophy of biology exemplify the strong spirit of interdisciplinary work fundamental to ISHPSSB, but she played a central role in bringing together diverse scholars of biology even before the formation of the Society. She has been a valued mentor to many members of the Society and a long-standing inspiration to all.

The award will consist of a certificate and an award of $500, as well as a permanent record of the award on a plaque which circulates every two years to the current winner(s). Submissions may be simultaneously considered for the Grene and the Callebaut prizes, but a paper may not be awarded both prizes.

Submissions should be in the form of a paper prepared for submission to a professional journal, with an indication of the journal in question. An electronic copy (in Microsoft Word or PDF format), together with the required cover sheet (Word / PDF), should be emailed as one document to the Chair of the Grene Prize Committee, Soraya de Chadarevian (chadarevian@history.ucla.edu) no later than 15 February 2019. The winning paper will be announced at the 2019 meeting in Oslo. The committee reserves the right not to make an award, or to split the award.

The International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB) brings together scholars from diverse disciplines, including the life sciences as well as history, philosophy, and social studies of science. The biennial ISHPSSB summer meetings are known for innovative, transdisciplinary sessions, and for fostering informal, co-operative exchanges and on-going collaborations.


Contact Information:
Soraya de Chadarevian
chadarevian@history.ucla.edu

Posted: February 09, 2019