Sarton Medal Award


We had the honor to award the George Sarton Medal for History of Science to a distinguished scholar, Prof. Dr. Pauli Kettunen (University of Helsinki) for his work on the history of modern welfare state regimes.

George Sarton, an alumnus of Ghent University, is one of the founding fathers of the field of history of science. The medal named after him is awarded to scholars who have made outstanding contributions to the socio-historical understanding of scientific work. The link provides access to the laudations for Prof. Pauli Kettunen.