Reporter 462, 26 February 2001

A national winner

A postgraduate student in the Department of Philosophy has won The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) 2000 Singer Prize for his paper on the history of measurement in the brewing industry. James Sumner was praised by judges for his analysis, precision and structured approach. The Singer Prize is awarded by the BSHS every two years for an unpublished essay based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology, or medicine. His essay is on the Reporter website.

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