George Sarton Medal

The George Sarton Medal is the most prestigious award given by the History of Science Society. It has been awarded annually since 1955. It is awarded to an historian of science from the international community who became distinguished for "a lifetime of scholarly achievement" in the field.

The medal was designed by Bern Dibner and is named after George Sarton, the founder of the journal Isis and one of the founders of modern history of science.[1]

The Sarton Medalists are:[1]

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  1. ^ a b "The Society: The George Sarton Medal". Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "Humanitas. Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge: Lorraine Daston". Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2012-11-26.
  3. ^ "Robert Fox Awarded the History of Science Society's Sarton Medal". Chemical Heritage Foundation. November 24, 2015. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016.

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