The historian of science Lorraine Daston price will be awarded the prize money of 100,000 euros Gerda Henkel. The 69-year-old, Berlin-based researcher, am one of the world's most renowned representatives of their craft, explained to the Gerda Henkel Foundation on Tuesday in Düsseldorf. You have influenced with your innovative research not only your subject, but also the Humanities in a sustainable way. Daston was up to 2019, a total of 24 years as a Director at the Max-Planck-Institute for the history of science in Berlin.
On the 17. May 2021 the price in Dusseldorf is passed. The Gerda Henkel prize is awarded every two years for research in the field of historical Humanities and is one of the highly endowed scientific prizes.Updated Date: 23 June 2020, 18:20