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Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|0 Comments

History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

The History of Physics Group at the IOP has arranged an event on Wednesday, 24th April 2019, entitled History of Physics in London Universities.  Details of the agenda, speakers and booking details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-physics-in-london-universities-tickets-55396286785?utm_term=eventurl_text

By |2019-04-15T17:31:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|0 Comments

CFP from ECRs – Narrative science in techno-environments – 18th-19th July 2019 (London)

CFP from ECRs - Narrative science in techno-environments - 18th-19th July 2019 (London) This two-day interdisciplinary workshop is made possible thanks to the generous support of the British Academy (grant number BARSEA19\190021). It expands on the work of the Narrative Science project, a European Research Council funded project based at the London School of Economics [...]

How to Present at a Conference

By Jemma Houghton Follow @PlantHistorian Conferences are a great place to share your research, get feedback, and network in your academic community. However, it can be nerve-wracking to present for the first time… or even the second, tenth or hundredth time! The key is to be well-prepared. Here are some tips to [...]

By |2019-04-12T19:14:23+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on How to Present at a Conference

Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

By Erin Beeston Follow @Erin_bee As a historian of science, technology or medicine you might think of your research as being grounded in documentary sources or other media, such as oral history recordings or film. However, even if material culture isn’t your area, museum collections offer a variety of [...]

By |2019-04-12T20:09:58+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

By Alexander Longworth-Dunbar Follow @AlexLDunbar Image © genome.ch.bbc.co.uk Recovering the Media Landscape As any historian who has attempted to reconstruct the British media landscape of the twentieth century will know, finding even basic information about programming in the past can be nigh on impossible. Broadcast media have historically been ephemeral, disappearing [...]

By |2019-04-12T19:16:12+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Events at the History of Science Museum Download the programme as a PDF  APRIL Trail: Easter discoveries      Saturday 6 – Sunday 21 April, 12–5pm Challenge yourself to the Easter trail. Self-led, ages 7+ Evening Talk: Science fictions Thursday 11 April, 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe explores how the human imagination shaped [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:20:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Charles Darwin, Detection, and Discovery in the Galapagos Islands (1831-35) 12:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2019, Milstein Exhibition Room, University Library, Cambridge The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to be supporting this event via our Project Grants scheme. In the bleak midwinter of England in December 1831, Charles Darwin sailed [...]

By |2019-04-04T17:46:29+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, BSHS Announcements, General Events, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

Do you know the difference between the breadnut and the breadfruit? Do you know how it got to Jamaica and why? How many types of yam have you ever eaten and how do they contribute to Caribbean food resilience? This workshop will explore Caribbean food histories and present day plant foods in dialogue with the [...]

By |2019-04-04T16:47:27+00:00March 27th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Workshop: The Food Journey at Bristol Museum (30th March 2019)

Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

Mind Reading 2019: Adolescence, Literature, and Mental Health 17th May, 2019 at St Anne’s College, Oxford Can literature and narrative improve the lives of young people? We will bring together literary and humanities scholars with service users and practitioners in the field of child and adolescent mental health. Together we will ask questions [...]

By |2019-03-25T17:56:12+00:00March 25th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Open – Mind Reading 2019

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