28 June 2021

Ernst Homburg wins Morris Award 2021

The SHAC Morris Award for 2021 has been given to emeritus professor Ernst Homburg for his outstanding work on the history of the chemical industry.

His contributions include major studies on the history of the madder industry; his seminal paper on the early history of industrial R&D laboratories; his comprehensive history of twentieth-century modern chemistry and the chemical industry embedded within a broader history of the Netherlands in Techniek In Nederland in de Twintigste Eeuw.