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BSHS Engagement Fellow – George Marshall Medical Museum

Deadline for applications: 23 February 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: End September 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 George Marshall Medical Museum (GMMM), Worcester, is delighted to be hosting a British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Engagement Fellowship during 2018. Supported by the BSHS, this post will enable a current postgraduate student [...]

By | 2017-12-12T14:43:23+00:00 December 8th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News|0 Comments

Travel Guide: Kirkdale Cave

By Gregory Radick, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds Kirkdale Cave was discovered by quarrymen in the summer of 1821.  What made the discovery noteworthy were the cracked fragments of bones packed into – and even sticking out of – the mud caking the cave’s floor, from animals similar to modern hyenas, [...]

By | 2017-12-05T11:24:03+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2017

BJHS rounds off its golden volume with a typically diverse set of articles, stretching over 400 years in time, and bridging in space England, Italy, France, Scotland and the Netherlands. Anna Marie Roos takes us on tour in early eighteenth-century Italy with Martin Folkes, a freemason, numismatist and Newtonian protégé, to discover how he saw [...]

By | 2017-12-01T21:12:28+00:00 December 1st, 2017|BJHS Preview|0 Comments

OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee were delighted to receive news of a project that was given one of our Project Grants this autumn. We’d like to extend our warm thanks to Caroline Goodson for conceiving and delivering this fantastic project. She has passed on the following report: 2017 marks the 400th anniversary of Elias [...]

By | 2017-11-28T20:30:54+00:00 November 28th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories

Deadline for applications: Monday 15 January 2018 Shortlisted candidates to be interviewed via Skype on Wednesday 24 January 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: end June 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, is delighted to be hosting a BSHS Engagement Fellowship in the [...]

By | 2017-12-11T14:13:19+00:00 November 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories

Call for symposia at ESHS 2018 from Outreach and Education Committee

The Outreach and Education Committee (OEC) of the BSHS would like to extend a particular invitation for symposia at the European Society for the History of Science Biennial Conference 2018.   The conference – which is being organised in conjunction with the British Society for the History of Science – will be held at University [...]

By | 2017-11-21T17:39:51+00:00 November 21st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for symposia at ESHS 2018 from Outreach and Education Committee

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

November - December 2017 EXHIBITION Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery Until 18 March 2018 Explore the microbial world, antibiotics and technology through art. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. NEW DISPLAYS Science and Sacrifice Basement Gallery Drawing [...]

By | 2017-11-16T20:04:16+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

The current special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, is Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria (29 September 2017 - 18 March 2018). It is a contemporary art exhibition by internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu which explores our relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. For more details see: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/exhibits/ Image: Microbe Mouth [...]

By | 2017-11-16T19:49:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

Constructing Scientific Communities is taking over the Natural History Museum for one night! Friday 27 October 2017 18:00-22:00 Natural History Museum, London Science is a cornerstone of modern society but sharing the work of scientists can often be a challenge.  At Pop Science, we explore some of the different ways that science can be and [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 27th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

ESHS 2018: Call for Symposia

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Symposia for the next European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Biennial Conference is now live and can be found here. The conference - which is being organised in conjunction with the British Society for the History of Science - will be held at University [...]

By | 2017-12-05T18:24:58+00:00 October 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESHS 2018: Call for Symposia