Charles Crothers

It is with deep sorrow that we share the news of Charles’ peaceful passing on 13th August 2023, at the age of 75.

A life member of SAANZ, Charles was recently recognised by the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee with The Robert K. Merton Award for Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Science and Technology. Charles was also a past recipient of the SAANZ Exceptional Service Award. A full obituary will be shared in the next SAANZ newsletter. 

A service to remember Charles’ life will be held at the North Shore Memorial Park chapel at 2pm on 18th August 2023. The service will be available to watch at