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The Partington Prize

Ambix: The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

About the prize

The Partington Prize was established in memory of Professor James Riddick Partington, the Society’s first Chairman. It is awarded every three years for an original and unpublished essay on any aspect of the history of alchemy or chemistry. The prize consists of five hundred pounds (£500).



The Partington Prize 2020 competition is now open for entries.

Entry deadline: Midnight GMT 31 December 2019

For more information on how to enter, please follow the instructions of this year’s announcement.

How to Enter