Prizes and Awards
Distinguished Contribution to the Field. The Bernal Prize is awarded annually to an individual judged to have made a distinguished contribution to the field.
Associate Professor of Sociology
School of History, Technology and Society
Georgia Institute of Technology
221 Bobby Dodd Way
Atlanta, GA 30332-0225
404 385 3382
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.
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.
Awarded annually for the best article in the area of science and technology studies. This is a new prize created by the 4S Council in August 2008.
Student Paper Prize
Outstanding Scholarship in Science and Technology Studies. Awarded each year by 4S for an outstanding piece of scholarship by a graduate student in the general field of Science and Technology Studies.