2022 Competition for the AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript in the Field of the History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals

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June 1, 2022
Wisconsin, United States
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History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Health and Health Care

The American Institute of the History of Pharmacy (AIHP) announces the opening of the competition for the 2022 AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize. AIHP awards the Sonnedecker Prize to the author(s) of the best unpublished manuscript received in our annual competition on a topic within the field of the history of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals.

The Sonnedecker Prize is aimed at graduate students and early career researchers (ECRs). (See eligibility requirements below.) Co-authored papers are eligible, provided that all listed authors meet eligibility requirements .

The recipient of the AIHP Glenn Sonnedecker Prize will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize (co-authored papers will share the cash award), and the manuscript will be published in AIHP’s journal, History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals, upon successful completion of peer- and editorial-review processes.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts is June 1, 2022.

Eligibility requirements are:

  • The submitted manuscript must be a on topic related to the history of pharmacy or pharmaceuticals.
  • Submitted manuscripts should be 8,000-10,000 words and in Microsoft Word format. Authors should consult the HoPP Author Guidelines when preparing their submission.
  • The submitted manuscript must not have been published, currently committed for publication, or under consideration for publication at any other journal.
  • The author(s) of the submitted manuscript must agree to allow publication of the manuscript in History of Pharmacy and Pharmaceuticals.
  • The author(s) must be graduate students and/or early career researchers (ECRs). AIHP defines ECRs as holders of tenure-track positions who received the PhD within the previous three years or members of the academic precariat in limited term positions who received the PhD within the previous six years.

Authors should email their manuscript to aihp@aihp.org using the subject heading “Sonnedecker Prize Submission.” Papers in languages other than English should be accompanied by a translation.

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Dennis Birke
Executive Director
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy

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