Recent PhD Meghan Crnic won the Robinson Prize at the recent annual conference of the Society for the History of Technology. This prize "is awarded annually for the best-presented paper by an individual delivering his or her first paper at the SHOT annual meeting. Candidates for the award are judged on the quality of the historical research and scholarship of the paper, but special attention is paid by the awards committee to the effectiveness of the presentation." Dr. Crnic's paper title is
"Children of the Sun?: UV Lamps as Technology of Nature, 1900-1930"
Doctoral Candidate Rachel Elder received Honorable Mention for her paper,
"Subclinical Sublime: EEG, Detection, and the Technological Romance with the Elusive Brain, 1935-1955"