History of Scientific Instruments

Type: Prize

Name: Paul Bunge Prize

Location: international

Application Deadline: September 30, 2018

Sponsoring Institution: Hans R. Jenemann Foundation, Frankfurt


The German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker – GDCh) and the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie) invite proposals for the Paul Bunge Prize 2019.

The prize is awarded annually by the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation; it is named after Paul Bunge (1839–1888), the most important maker of precision balances in the second half of the nineteenth century.

The Bunge Prize honours outstanding research publications on all aspects of the history of scientific instruments. The prize is endowed with 7.500 Euro. It is awarded for either individual books or papers published within the last five years, or for lifetime achievements. Submitted works may be published in English, German or French.

Applications and proposals should include the publications to be considered, a curriculum vitae and a full list of publications.

Submissions must be sent to: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, c/o Barbara Köhler, Varrentrappstr. 40-42, 60486 Frankfurt/Main, Germany, by 30 September 2018.

The award ceremony will take place at a conference of the GDCh History Division in Halle, Germany, on 21-22 March 2019.

For further information see our website and the Wikipedia website.

URL 1: https://www.gdch.de/gdch/stiftungen/jenemann-stiftung.html

Contact Information:
Barbara Köhler

Posted: August 24, 2018