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Deadline approaches for Fleck, Carson nominations


Nominations are being accepted up through March 01 2015 for the 2016 Fleck and Carson Prizes.

The Fleck Prize is awarded annually for the best book in the area of science and technology studies. Created by the 4S Council in August of 1992. The author(s) receives a monetary stipend and an engraved plaque. The Carson Prize is awarded for a Work of Social or Political Relevance. Created in 1996, a prize is awarded annually for a book length work of social or political relevance in the area of social studies of science and technology. Nominations that provide a new perspective, or a feminist or minority voice, are especially encouraged. Publishers, authors, and members of the Society may submit nominations (author, title, publisher) to the prize coordinator... more at

Wenda Bauchspies
4S Exhibit and Prize Coordinator