15 de marzo de 2016

Pictet Prize 2016 : History of Meteorology and Climate Sciences

Type: Prize
Date: June 1, 2016
Subject Fields:  History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Environmental History / Studies

The “Société de Physique et d’Histoire Naturelle (SPHN) de Genève” invites applications for the:
Marc-Auguste Pictet Prize 2016 :
The History of Meteorology and Climate Sciences

The Prize rewards a published or unpublished contribution (dissertation or book) in the history of science, on the specified topic, from a scholar at an early career stage.
The Prize is endowed with an amount of CHF 10’000 (1 CHF ≈ 1USD), and may be shared.
The work (in English, French, German or Italian) should be submitted in two printed copies or as electronic file, and include a summary in English or French (max. 4’000 words) and a curriculum vitae. One copy of the prize-winning work, if printed, will remain the property of the SPHN.

The applications should be sent before June 1st 2016 to the following address :
President of the SPHN
Muséum d’Histoire naturelle
Case postale 6434
CH-1211 Genève 6
Switzerland

The applications will be reviewed by an international panel of experts in the field of the 2016 Prize. The award ceremony will be held at Geneva, in late October or early November 2016.