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BSHS Council of the Society, 2011-12

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BSHS Council of the Society, 2011-12 2012-08-02T15:08:27+00:00

Officers of Council

  • President: Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Vice-President: Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Treasurer: Peter Reed
  • Secretary: Dr Simon Chaplin, Wellcome Library
  • Editor of BJHS: Dr Jon Agar, University College London

Ordinary Members of Council

  • Dr Tim Boon, The Science Museum
  • Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds (web)
  • Dr Thomas Dixon, Queen Mary, University of London
  • Dr Rhodri Hayward, Queen Mary, University of London (web)
  • Dr Felicity Henderson, Royal Society
  • Dr Rebekah Higgitt, National Maritime Museum
  • Dr Staffan Müller-Wille, University of Exeter
  • Dr Ralph O’Connor, University of Aberdeen (web)
  • 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 Charlotte Sleigh, University of Kent
  • Editorial Assistant: Dominic Berry, University of Leeds
  • Graduate Member: Becky Bowd, University of Leeds
  • Web Manager: Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds (web)
  • BSHS Monographs Editor: Dr Joe Cain, University College London (web)
  • Assistant Newsletter Editor: Charlotte Connelly, Science Museum
  • Committee Liaison: Rebekah Higgitt, National Maritime Museum
  • Newsletter Editor: Dr Melanie Keene, University of Cambridge
  • Public Relations Officer: Dr Don Leggett, University of Kent

Outreach and Education Committee (OEC)

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
  • Emily Hankin, University of Manchester
  • Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)
  • Dr Melanie Keene, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Tom Lean, British Library
  • Chris Parkin, Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford
  • Dr James F Stark, University of Leeds

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 Gowan Dawson, University of Leicester (web)
  • Postgraduate Representative: David Beck, University of Warwick
  • Dr Sabine Clarke, University of Oxford (web)
  • Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker, British Council
  • Dr Rebekah Higgitt, National Maritime Museum
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, 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

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.