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New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

The British Journal for the History of Science is pleased to announce a new ‘Perspective’ section to appear semi-regularly in the Journal from 2019 onwards. Its contents will take one of three main forms: First, International Advisors of the British Society for the History of Science have been invited to contribute their views on the field in their home [...]

By | 2018-05-22T09:20:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|0 Comments

ESHS2018 registration is now open

Registration for the ESHS 2018 meeting to be held in London, 14-17 September, is now open at www.eshs2018.uk (click on ‘Book now’ at the top of the page in the middle). Early bird bookings close on 29 June. Details of the content of the meeting, which currently has more than 700 speakers, will be posted [...]

By | 2018-05-23T14:35:22+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interview: Martha Fleming

Viewpoint Editor Hazel Blair speaks to Martha Fleming about her work in the history of science. Martha is a historian of science, curator, and artist with an interdisciplinary career spanning several decades. She is currently a Senior Researcher at the British Museum. Who or what first turned you towards the history of science? I have always been [...]

By | 2018-05-18T11:03:31+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

Established to commemorate the historian of science Professor John Pickstone, the Pickstone Prize is awarded every two years to the best scholarly book in the history of science. The winning book will mark a major advance in the understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. We are delighted to announce that our 2018 longlist is: [...]

By | 2018-05-17T20:15:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|0 Comments

Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine Research Fellowships 2018/19

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine brings together educational, cultural and scientific institutions to promote public and academic understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine. The Consortium awards fellowships for researchers, produces events for academics and for the public and provides online resources for teaching, learning and research. Applications are [...]

By | 2018-05-15T09:27:55+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|0 Comments

2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

You are invited to participate in the 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists. You will find the survey here. It is part of the ICSU-funded project ‘Gender gap in science’. The survey is available in seven languages (English, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese). Simply choose your language on the first page of [...]

By | 2018-05-11T07:56:03+00:00 May 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

Programme and Registration for Workshop: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

University of Leicester, 15th June 2018, Charles Wilson Building 408 09:30-18:30 Keynote: Dr Patricia Fara, University of Cambridge At the beginning of the nineteenth century, there was no such thing as a scientist. While professional careers in science were gradually formalised, many scientific practitioners aspired to none at all. Lacking blueprints to guide their behaviour, [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:10:26+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Programme and Registration for Workshop: Self-Fashioning Scientific Identities in the Long Nineteenth Century

BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science. These are offered on a quarterly basis, and we would like to invite applications for the next deadline: 15th May. These grants are intended to generate engagement with the history [...]

By | 2018-05-03T09:28:23+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

Annals of Science Best Paper Prize 2018

Submissions are being accepted for the Annals of Science best paper prize 2018. This prize is awarded annually to the author of an original, unpublished essay in the history of science, technology or medicine, which is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The prize, which is supported by Taylor & Francis, is intended for those who are currently doctoral students, or have been awarded their [...]

By | 2018-05-01T15:25:38+00:00 May 1st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Annals of Science Best Paper Prize 2018

Operating with Feeling: A Workshop on Surgery and Emotion

The Surgery & Emotion project is collaborating with the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS) to hold a one-day workshop, Operating with Feeling, which will take place on Friday 1 June 2018 at the RCS. The event will bring together surgeons, historians, policymakers and others to discuss the emotional experiences of surgery, past and [...]

By | 2018-04-25T11:46:53+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Operating with Feeling: A Workshop on Surgery and Emotion