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Travel Guide: Bar Italia, Frith Street

By Tom Ritchie, Associate Lecturer and Ph.D. student, University of Kent. On first entering Bar Italia, one is confronted by the overt Italian-ness of the café. From Italian flags to football memorabilia, one can see that the aptly named ‘Bar Italia’ sits easily alongside its peers in Frith Street, Soho, with patrons viewing it as [...]

By |2019-01-08T16:34:17+00:00January 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Travel Guide: Bar Italia, Frith Street

Marie Skłodowska Curie voted most significant woman in world history

Marie Skłodowska Curie has been voted the most significant woman in world history in a poll conducted by BBC History magazine. She was nominated by Patricia Fara, President of the British Society for the History of Science. The magazine compiled a shortlist of '100 women who changed the world', chosen by 10 experts, and asked its [...]

By |2020-02-19T20:25:39+00:00August 11th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marie Skłodowska Curie voted most significant woman in world history

BSHS Conferences Committee: Guidance for successful applicants for financial support towards conferences and other events

The following guidance is presented to successful applicants - Dear applicant: The BSHS has agreed to award you up to £300 in support of your event. If you have any questions about this award please contact the Conferences Committee Secretary (Sam Robinson: [email protected]) Please note: Participation: it is a condition of BSHS funding that the [...]

By |2019-09-10T08:29:56+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Conferences Committee: Guidance for successful applicants for financial support towards conferences and other events

BSHS Conferences Committee: Financial support for conferences, workshops and similar events

Applications for financial support of conferences, workshops and similar events should be made to the Conferences Committee and directed to the Chair of the Committee at [email protected] The Conferences Committee supports research-oriented events associated with the history of science, broadly construed. BSHS is committed to ensuring diversity of participation across the range of events it [...]

By |2018-07-24T16:55:39+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Conferences Committee: Financial support for conferences, workshops and similar events

2018 Singer Prize winner announced

The BSHS is delighted to announce the winner and runner-up for the 2018 Singer Prize, which is awarded every two years to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. This year's winner is: Pierre Verschueren, ‘“Great things are done when (Wo)Men & [...]

By |2019-12-07T17:48:34+00:00July 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Singer Prize|Comments Off on 2018 Singer Prize winner announced

2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Pickstone Prize is this country’s most prestigious award for the best scholarly book in the history of science and medicine in English. The BSHS is delighted to announce the 2018 shortlist. The five shortlisted books represent exciting new advances in understanding and interpreting science’s past. They are: 1. [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:58:18+00:00June 28th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture 2018

Adventures in the Anthropocene by Alexander von Humboldt, father of environmentalism Roger Highfield describes a recent encounter between Royal Society science book prize winners Andrea Wulf and Gaia Vince, held in the Science Museum to celebrate Wulf’s latest literary prize, awarded by the British Society for the History of Science. You can listen to Wulf's [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:44:47+00:00June 15th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture 2018

Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

The BSHS is proud to help support the following exhibition through the award of an Outreach and Education Project Grant. Curators Chris Jeffs and Franziska Kohlt are organising this exhibition at the Story Museum in Oxford as part of National Insect Week. The main funders are the Royal Entomological Society. Insects Through The Looking Glass A very special [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:21:20+00:00June 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2018

Editor Charlotte Sleigh writes: This June’s BJHS contains a pair of articles on natural history cabinets. Kit Heintzman’s Singer-winning essay ‘A cabinet of the ordinary’ discusses the collections of the Ecole vétérinaire d'Alfort and the construction of veterinary science as a matter of domestic animals. Also located in the eighteenth century, Edwin Rose’s essay ‘Specimens, slips and [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:45:36+00:00May 29th, 2018|BJHS Preview|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2018

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 |2019-06-25T17:45:22+00:00May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

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