Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of the exceptional achievements in chemistry, chemical engineering, the life sciences, and allied fields and industries.
Held each May since 2002, the 2021 virtual Heritage Day celebration was streamed live on Wednesday, May 5, 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 next Heritage Day Awards is scheduled for May 11, 2022.
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.