Second Neu-Whitrow Prize Awarded

On July 26, 2017, the second Neu-Whitrow Prize was awarded to Prof. Dr. Klaus Hentschel and his Stuttgart Team for his online resource “Database of Scientific Illustrators 1450-1950.” The Neu-Whitrow prize is named for John Neu who edited the ISIS bibliography and continued the work of editing the ISIS Cumulative Bibliography of which Magda Whitrow […]

Doing History of Science in a Digital, Global, Networked Community — Call for papers

The CBD is sponsoring a symposium at the 25th International Congress for the History of Science and Technology in Rio de Janeiro (23 to 29 July 2017). The topic is “Doing History of Science in a Digital, Global, Networked Community: Tools and Services Linking Scholars and Scholarship.” If you are interested in presenting a paper in […]

2017 Neu-Whitrow Prize

The 2017 Neu-Whitrow Prize is awarded every four years to the scholar who has created the most innovative research tool for managing, documenting and analyzing sources in the history of science and technology. The prize is awarded by the Commission on Bibliography and Documentation (CBD) of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science […]

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