Paul Bunge Prize 2022 – History of Scientific Instruments

Type: Prize

Name: Paul Bunge Prize 2022 - History of Scientific Instruments

Location: Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Application Deadline: September 30, 2021

Sponsoring Institution: Hans R. Jenemann Foundation


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 2022.

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

The Paul 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.

Both self-applications and nominations are accepted. Both should include the publications to be considered, a curriculum vitae and a complete list of publications. The Advisory Board of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation will decide on the prize winner.

Submit your application or nomination, including a cover letter, by 30 September 2021 via the online form at or to Though digital versions are explicitly preferred, printed copies can be sent to the GDCh office attn: Dr. Jasmin Herr.

The award ceremony will take place in Karlsruhe on March 24-25, 2022 on the occasion of the conference of the GDCh History of Chemistry Division.


Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Dr. Jasmin Herr – Varrentrappstr. 40 – 42 60486 FRANKFURT a.M. / Germany

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Posted: June 14, 2021