2nd Notes and Records Essay Award
This is open to researchers in the history of science who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years. The unpublished essay, based on original research, should relate to aspects of the history of science covered by the journal.
The 2010 winner was Daniel Mitchell for his essay entitled Reflecting Nature: Chemistry and Comprehensibility in Gabriel Lippmann’s ‘Physical’ Method of Photographing Colours – see http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsnr.2010.0072 . The essay describes the career of Gabriel Lippmann, Nobel Laureate and Foreign Member of the Royal Society, a pioneer of colour photography.
The award includes a cash prize of £500.
The deadline for submission of an essay is 31st January 2012.
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