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Nominations Sought for History of Women in Science Prize

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Original Publication Date: 1988-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Oct-06
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Software Patent Institute

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Frances Coulborn Kohler: AUTHOR [+2]

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For the Committee on the History of Women in Science Prize

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Nominations Sought for History of Women in Science Prize

Frances Coulborn Kohler

For the Committee on the History of Women in Science Prize

The History of Science Society is seeking nominations for the second annual prize for a work on the History of Women in Science. The prize, in the amount of $500, is awarded in alternate years for a book and for an article. The prize was first awarded in October 1987, for a book; this year the prize will be awarded for an article. Eligible articles may take a biographical, institutional, theoretical, or any other approach.

Included in the topic "women in science" are discussions of women's activities in science, analyses of past scientific practices that deal explicitly with gender, and investigations regarding women as viewed by scientists. These may relate to medicine, technology, and the social sciences as well as the natural sciences. Articles by more than two authors are excluded. Articles published for the first time in the preceding four years, that is, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1987, are eligible for nomination for the 1988 prize.

The committee appointed to select the History of Women in Science Prize winner will determine the articles to be considered by soliciting nominations from major scholarly periodicals in the history of science, technology, and...