The Partington Prize
Ambix: The Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
About the prize
Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry: The Partington Prize 2017 Announcement
The Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry is delighted to announce that the 2017 Partington Prize has been awarded to Stephen T. Irish (Cambridge University) for his article “The Corundum Stone and Crystallographic Chemistry”. The essay will be published in the Society’s journal, Ambix.
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 It is awarded every three years for an original and unpublished essay on any aspect of the history of alchemy or chemistry.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).