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BSHS Council of the Society, 2013-14

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This page lists the members of the Society’s governing Council and other committees. Committee members are in post until July 2014.

Details of previous BSHS committees are archived here: 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-9 | 2007-8 | 2006-7 | 2005-6 | 2004-5 | 2003-4 | 2002-3

Council of the Society

BSHS Council 2012-2013

BSHS Council, 2012-2013. Back Row (L-R): Richard Noakes, Simon Chaplin, Hasok Chang, Jon Agar, Gowan Dawson, Rebekah Higgitt. Front Row (L-R): Jamie Stark, Sally Horrocks, Felicity Henderson, Elizabeth Bruton, Charlotte Bigg, Simon Naylor.

Council is the elected governing body of the BSHS. It consists of five Officers and nine Ordinary Members, who meet three times a year to discuss and approve Society business. Terms of office are as laid out in the Rules and Procedures (available to members by a request to the [email protected].) Nominations for successors to outgoing members of Council are sought from the whole membership each spring; new members of Council are elected at an Extraordinary General Meeting, held in the summer of each year and open to all BSHS members.

Officers of Council

  • President: Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Vice-President: Professor Greg Radick, University of Leeds
  • 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 David Beck, University of Warwick
  • Dr Charlotte Bigg, Centre Alexandre Koyré
  • Dr Alison Boyle, Science Museum
  • Dr Elizabeth Bruton, University of Leeds (web)
  • Professor John Henry, University of Edinburgh
  • Alice White, University of Kent (Postgraduate representative)
  • Dr Matthew Eddy, Durham University
  • Professor Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford
  • Professor Sean Johnston, University of Glasgow

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: Jia-Ou Song, University of Manchester (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 (web)
  • Dr 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)
  • Prof Frank A J L James, Royal Institution, London (web)
  • Dr Ageliki Lefkaditou, University of Leeds
  • Dr Jenny Rampling, University of Cambridge
  • 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 Greg Radick, University of Leeds
  • Professor Hasok Chang, University of Cambridge (web)
  • Dr Charlotte Bigg, Centre Alexandre Koyré
  • Dr Alison Boyle, Science Museum
  • Dr Felicity Henderson, University of Exeter

Other responsibilities

  • The Society’s Archivist, responsible for the preservation and development of BSHS records and archives, is Dr James F Stark at the University of Leeds.  His email address is [email protected].
  • Society administration in general is dealt with on a paid basis by the Executive Secretary, Lucy Santos.