International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN)
 


ISHN 2009 Award for Outstanding Article in the History of the Neurosciences

In order to promote outstanding and original scholarship in the history of the neurosciences, the International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) will award a biennial prize to the author or authors of an article published in its Journal of the History of the Neurosciences (JHN). This prize will be awarded at ISHN annual meetings held in odd-numbered years. It was first presented in 2001.

General Rules: Articles must have been published in the Journal of the History of the Neurosciences in the three years preceding the year of the award. For the 2009 award, the article must have appeared in 2006 (volume 15), 2007 (volume 16), or 2008 (volume 17). Articles may be by a single author or by multiple authors, and the author(s) may be from any academic discipline. Articles may be nominated by JHN readers or self-nominated by authors. Nominations for this prize are to be sent to the Chair of the ISHN Awards and Prizes Committee:

Prof. Marjorie Lorch
Birkbeck College
University of London
43 Gordon Square
London WC1H OPD
ENGLAND
Email: m.lorch AT bbk.ac.uk
Fax: +44 204-383-3729
Articles may also be nominated by JHN readers in the same way.

Nominations must be received no later than 20 April 2009.


Past Awardees: Outstanding Article in the History of the Neurosciences
  2007 Alla A. Vein (Leiden, The Netherlands)
for editing a special double issue of Journal of the History of the Neurosciences (v. 16, no. 1-2, January 2007) on the history of Russian Neuroscience
  2005 Stanley Finger (St. Louis, Missouri) and Nick Wade (Dundee, Scotland)
The neuroscience of Helmholtz and the theories of Johannes Müller. Part 1: Nerve cell structure, vitalism, and the nerve impulse. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 2002; 11(2):136-155 [and]
The neuroscience of Helmholtz and the theories of Johannes Müller. Part 2: Sensation and perception. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 2002; 11(3):234-254
  2003 William T. Clower (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Lesions as therapy: rigidity and Parkinson's Disease. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 2001; 10(1):93-106 [and]
Lesions as therapy: surgical intervention in Parkinson's disease prior to L-Dopa. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 2002; 11(4):375-391
  2001 Theodore Sourkes (Montreal, Quebec, Canada))
An element of thought: phosporus and mental philosophy in the nineteenth century. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences. 1998; 7:108-124


International Society for the History of the Neurosciences (ISHN) -- ISHN Award for Outstanding Article in the History of the Neurosciences
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