Pictet Prize on the History of Pharmacology

The Societe de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Geneve (SPHN) is pleased
to announce the launch of the International

Marc-Auguste Pictet Prize 2020
on the History of Pharmacology

The Prize rewards an outstanding contribution in History of Science (book or dissertation) in the specified topic, unpublished or published after 2016. It is dedicated preferably to a scholar still in an early stage of his career. The Prize is endowed with an amount of CHF 10’000. The prize is open to authors of all nationalities. The text, however, must be written in French or English. It should include a summary of no more than 4'000 words. The work should be received before November 4th, 2019 along with its summary and author's curriculum vitae, as electronic les to be uploaded on the url site:

The applications will be reviewed by an international panel of experts in the field of the 2020 Prize. The Prize will be awarded in Geneva, early in 2020, in the presence of the winner, invited by the SPHN to attend the Ceremony. For more details, contact the chair of the SPHN at and the site about the history of the Prize.