Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of the achievements and promise of the sciences and technologies that shape material culture and innovation.
Held each May since 2002, this signature event honors the remarkable history of science and technology with three awards.
This year’s Heritage Day celebration will take place virtually on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, with awards presented to Dame Carol Robinson, the Dr. Lee’s Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford; Steven Holland, the former CEO of Brenntag AG; and Peter J. Stang, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of Utah.
The Othmer Gold Medal honors outstanding individuals who have made multifaceted contributions to our chemical and scientific heritage.
The Bolte Award recognizes outstanding contributions by a leader who provides products or services vital to the continuing growth and development of the chemical and molecular sciences community.