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Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

In 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s first publication of the Periodic Table of Elements will be celebrated, and UNESCO has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. Of the many publications dealing with the history of the Periodic Table, few texts deal with women’s contributions. We are planning a collective volume [...]

By |2018-07-24T17:16:05+00:00July 24th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

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 |2018-07-24T16:58:00+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

Events at the Royal Institution (autumn 2018)

What are Museums for in the 21st Century? (Discourse) 7.20-8.45pm, Friday 28 September, The Theatre Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and former MP, Dr Tristram Hunt, will discuss how museums can retain their relevance and purpose in our contemporary age. For an institution enmeshed in collections going back 5,000 years, the V&A is as [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:57:16+00:00July 24th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Royal Institution (autumn 2018)

CFA: BSHS Communications Officer

The British Society for the History of Science is looking for a part-time BSHS Communications Officer to look after the website, promote the Society through social media, and develop Press Releases. The role holder will work closely with members of BSHS Council on a range of short-, medium-, and long-term projects that will help advance [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:57:29+00:00July 19th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on CFA: BSHS Communications Officer

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 |2019-01-25T19:57:41+00:00July 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Singer Prize|Comments Off on 2018 Singer Prize winner announced

Science and the First World War: the aftermath

Booking is now open for this one-day conference at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. The conference is the third and final event in a series organised by the Leopoldina Academy, the Académie des Sciences and the Royal Society. This London event, in partnership with the British Society for the History of Science, has [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:57:52+00:00July 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Science and the First World War: the aftermath

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (July-Sept 2018)

You can download the programme as a pdf here. DISPLAYS WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Portraits, Archive Material, Trails and Talks Basement Gallery March – December 2018 100 years ago, the first group of women won the right to vote in the UK. In this centenary year, there is widespread recognition of the political role women have [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:58:07+00:00July 12th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (July-Sept 2018)

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

Booking now open: ‘Science and the First World War: the aftermath’, Royal Society, 13 September 2018

Booking is now open for this one-day conference at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. The conference is the third and final event in a series organised by the Leopoldina Academy, the Académie des Sciences and the Royal Society. This London event, in partnership with the British Society for the History of Science, [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:43:59+00:00June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Booking now open: ‘Science and the First World War: the aftermath’, Royal Society, 13 September 2018

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