STS Professor Scoops Prestigious Literary Award
6 March 2020
STS is celebrating another amazing award win - this time by Professor Simon Werrett for his most recent book Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment.
Simon Werrett has won the 2020 Paul Bunge Prize of the German Chemical Society for his book Thrifty Science: Making the Most of Materials in the History of Experiment, published by the University of Chicago Press in 2019. The prize is the most recognized international award in the history of scientific instruments and carries a premium of €7500. Simon will collect the award at a ceremony in the Justus Liebig University of Giessen as part of the German Chemical Society’s annual meeting on April 2, 2020.
The Paul Bunge Prize is considered the most important honour in the field of the history of scientific instruments worldwide and is advertised internationally. So far, German, British, Italian, US, Australian and Canadian scientists have received the award. The Advisory Board of the Foundation, which is supported by the GDCh and DBG, decides on the award.