The 2016 HIST Award

Type: Prize

Name: The 2016 HIST Award

Location: Urbana, IL

Application Deadline: December 31, 2015

Sponsoring Institution: The Division of History of Chemistry (HIST) of the American Chemical Society (ACS)


Details:

The Division of History of Chemistry (HIST) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) solicits nominations for the 2016 HIST Award for Outstanding Achievement in the History of Chemistry. This award, formerly known as the Dexter Award and then the Edelstein Award, continues a tradition started in 1956. Lists of previous recipients of the Edelstein Award and its predecessor Dexter Award are available at the links given.

This award is sponsored by and administered by the Division of the History of Chemistry (HIST). The recipient chosen to receive the HIST Award is presented with an engraved plaque and the sum of $1500, usually at a symposium honoring the recipient at the Fall National Meeting of the ACS, which in 2016 will be held in Philadelphia August 21-25th. The award is international in scope, and nominations are welcome from anywhere in the world. Previous winners of the Dexter and Edelstein Awards include chemists and historians from the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Hungary, and the United Kingdom.

For more information and application instructions, please visit http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~mainzv/HIST/awards/nomination2016-hist_award.php


Contact Information:
Vera V. Mainz
mainz@illinois.edu

Posted: August 07, 2015