INTERNATIONAL UNION OF THE HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE/
DIVISION OF HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (IUHPS/DHST) - 2013 DHST PRIZE FOR YOUNG SCHOLARS
The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPS/DHST) invites submissions for the third DHST Prize for Young Scholars, to be presented in 2013. Initiated at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science in 2005 held in Beijing, the DHST Prize is awarded by the IUHPS/DHST every four years to up to five young historians of science and technology for outstanding doctoral dissertations, completed within last four years.
The 2013 DHST Prize will not specify distinct categories, but the entries must be on the history of science or technology in any part of the world. The Award Committee will endeavor to maintain the broadest coverage of subjects, areas and chronology.
Each Prize consists of a certificate, assistance with travel and accommodation expenditures to the IUHPS/DHST Congress in Manchester in July 2013 and a waiver of registration fee.
The Committee comprises the DHST President, Vice-Presidents, Secretary General, and distinguished specialists in specific fields.
Submission deadline: 31 August 2012
Qualification examination and preliminary selection: September 2012
Award Committee online meeting: October-November 2012
Approval by DHST Council: December 2012
Award Ceremony: July 2013.
Eligibility: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in the history of science, or technology awarded no earlier than July 2008.
Language: Any dissertation in a language other than English must be accompanied by a detailed summary in English of no more than 20 pages.
Application procedure: Along with an electronic version (preferably MS Word) of original dissertations (and English summaries for non-English language papers), applications must be made in the Form Appendix 3, and received at the Award Committee Office no later than 31 August 2012:
Institute for History of Natural Science
Chinese Academy of Sciences
55 Zhong Guan Cun East Road
Beijing 100190, CHINA