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BSHS Council of the Society, 2010-11

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Officers of Council

  • President: Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Vice-President: Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)
  • Treasurer: Peter Reed
  • Secretary: Dr Viviane Quirke, Oxford Brookes University (web)
  • Editor of BJHS: Dr Jon Agar, University College London

Ordinary Members of Council

  • Dr Tim Boon, The Science Museum
  • Prof Geoffrey Cantor, University College London
  • Dr Simon Chaplin, Wellcome Library
  • Dr Thomas Dixon, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Dr Staffan Müller-Wille, University of Exeter
  • Dr Anne Secord, University of Cambridge
  • Jakob Whitfield, University of Manchester

Communications Coordination Committee (CCC)

The Communications Coordination Committee is responsible for directing and coordinating the Society’s print and electronic publications. It consists of the following members:

  • Chair: Dr Gregory Radick, University of Leeds (web)
  • Newsletter Editor: Dr Melanie Keene, University of Cambridge
  • Assistant Newsletter Editor: Charlotte Connelly, University of Leicester
  • Public Relations Officer: Dr Charlotte Sleigh, University of Kent
  • BSHS Monographs Editor: Dr Joe Cain, University College London (web)
  • Web Manager: Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds
  • Graduate Member & Committee Liason: Jakob Whitfield, University of Manchester
  • Membership Officer: Karl Rogers
  • Editorial Assistant: Dominic Berry, University of Leeds

Outreach and Education Committee

The Outreach and Education Committee replaced the former BSHS Education Section in 2005. It is responsible for planning and developing outreach work in a variety of formal and informal educational contexts, and has the following members:

  • Chair: Dr Sabine Clarke, University of Oxford (web)
  • Dr Tim Boon, The Science Museum
  • Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)
  • Emily Hankin, University of Manchester
  • Dr Melanie Keene, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Tom Lean, British Library
  • Jill Noakes, Truro College
  • Chris Parkin, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford

Programmes Committee

The Programmes Committee organises the Society’s conferences, colloquia, seminars and other events, and liaises with other societies and institutions on joint and co-located programme activities. It has the following members:

  • Chair: Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker, British Council
  • Dr Sabine Clarke, University of Oxford (web)
  • Dr Gowan Dawson, University of Leicester (web)
  • Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)
  • Prof Frank A J L James, Royal Institution, London (web)
  • Dr Leucha Veneer, University of Manchester
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Vicky Blake, University of Durham

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee meets annually to scrutinise the Society’s annual accounts and the management of its investments, and provides general advice to the Treasurer. It is chaired by the Treasurer, and also includes the following members:

  • Chair: Peter Reed
  • Prof Geoffrey Cantor, University College London
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)

Grants Committee

  • Chair: Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Dr Tim Boon, The Science Museum
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Dr Anne Secord, University of Cambridge

Other responsibilities

  • The Society’s Archivist, responsible for the preservation and development of BSHS records and archives, is Dr Anna Mayer of the University of Bath.
  • Society administration in general is dealt with on a paid basis by the Executive Secretary, Lucy Tetlow.