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BSHS Council and Committees 2012-13

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Officers of Council

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

Ordinary and Advisory Members of Council

  • Dr Charlotte Bigg, Centre Alexandre Koyré
  • Dr Alison Boyle, Science Museum
  • Dr Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds (web)
  • Dr Rhodri Hayward, Queen Mary, University of London (web)
  • Dr Felicity Henderson, University of Exeter
  • Professor John Henry, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Rebekah Higgitt, University of Kent
  • Dr Simon Naylor, University of Exeter
  • Dr Ralph O’Connor, University of Aberdeen (web)
  • Alice White, University of Kent

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: Rebecca Bowd, University of Leeds (web)
  • Web Manager: Dr 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, University of Kent
  • 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 James F Stark, University of Leeds
  • Dr Katy Barrett, National Maritime Museum
  • Dr Tim Boon, The Science Museum
  • Dr Sabine Clarke, University of Oxford (web)
  • Elizabeth Haines, Science Museum
  • Dr Jeff Hughes, University of Manchester (web)
  • Dr Melanie Keene, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Tom Lean, British Library

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 Ben Marsden, University of Aberdeen
  • Postgraduate Representative: David Beck, University of Warwick
  • Dr Sabine Clarke, University of Oxford (web)
  • Dr Gowan Dawson, University of Leicester (web)
  • Dr Fern Elsdon-Baker, British Council
  • Dr Rebekah Higgitt, University of Kent
  • 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: Dr Richard Noakes, University of Exeter
  • Dr Simon Chaplin, Wellcome Library
  • Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Peter Reed

Grants Committee

  • Chair: Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Dr Sally Horrocks, University of Leicester (web)
  • Dr Charlotte Bigg, Centre Alexandre Koyré
  • Dr Alison Boyle, Science Museum
  • Dr Rhodri Hayward, Queen Mary, University of London (web)
  • Dr Felicity Henderson, University of Exeter

Other responsibilities

  • The Society’s Archivist is responsible for the preservation and development of BSHS records and archives.  At present, Simon Chaplin is acting Archivist and all archival enquires should be sent to [email protected].
  • Society administration in general is dealt with on a paid basis by the Executive Secretary, Lucy Tetlow.

At present, Simon Chaplin is acting Archivist and all archival enquires should be sent to <a href=”mailto:office@bshs.org.uk”>office@bshs.org.uk</a>.</li>