Paul Bunge Prize 2018 : History of Scientific Instruments

The German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker- GDCh) extends its invitation for applications for the Paul Bunge Prize 2016. The Prize is awarded by the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation and administered by the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker) and the German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (Deutsche Bunsen-Gesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie).

The prize is endowed with 7.500 Euro and honours outstanding publications in German, English or French in all fields of the historiography of scientific instruments. It can be given on the basis of a recent major publication or as a lifetime achievement award. In addition to the published work, applications must include a curriculum vitae and a complete list of publications. The deadline for nominations and self-nominations is September 30, 2017.

Nominations and self-nominations may be submitted. The Advisory Board of the Hans R. Jenemann Foundation will decide on the prize winner.

The prize is named after Paul Bunge, the most important maker of analytical, assay and high-performance precision balances in the second half of the 19th century.

The award ceremony will take place at a conference of the Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie held in Hanover, Germany, from 10-12 May, 2018.

Please submit your nomination by September 30, 2017, to: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Barbara Köhler,