Winners of the first prize for young scholars (Beijing, 2005)

Western civilization
Jimena Canales: “Sensational Differences: Individuality in Observation, Experimentation and Representation (France 1853-1895).
Honorable Mention:
Maria Rentetzi: “Gender, Politics and Radioactivity Research in Vienna, 1910-1938”.
Karin Nickelsen: “Botanical Illustrations of 18th- Century Production, Content, Function”.

Islamic civilization
François Charette: “Mathematical Instrumentation in 14th-Century Egypt and Syria: The Illustrated Treatise of Najm al-Din al-Misri”.
Honorable Mention
Marwa Elshakry: “Darwin’s Legacy in the Arab East: Science, Religon and Politics, 1870-1914”.
Mahmoud Masri: “Manuscript on Masalih Al Abdan wa El Enfus li Ebi Zeyid Al-Balakhi: editing and study”.

East Asian civilization
Kenji Ito: “Making sense of Ryoshiron (Quantum Theory): The Introduction of Quantum Mechanics into Japan, 1920-1940”.
Honorable Mention
Zhang Li: “The Institutionalization of Polymer Science in China, 1949-1965”.

South Asian civilization and Ancient civilizations
No award given.