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Applications Open – Assistant Professor in Feminist Biosciences (Cornell University)

Further information: http://www.bshs.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Feminist-biosciences-search-ad-FINAL-2019.08.05.pdf  The Department of Science and Technology Studies (S&TS) and the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (FGSS) Program at Cornell University invite applications for a jointly appointed tenure-track assistant professor in feminist biosciences.  We welcome applications from outstanding scholars whose work engages biosciences, biotechnology, the environment, and/or medicine, from a feminist and/or queer studies perspective. We seek [...]

By |2019-08-15T21:13:44+00:00August 15th, 2019|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|0 Comments

Diseases of Modern Life Database Launch

The ERC-funded project Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth Century Perspectives is pleased to announce the launch of its database for researchers. The database contains a list of over 3000 references, gathered together by researchers on the project. The majority of these are primary sources, with a small selection of secondary sources which provide historical context, from [...]

Deadline Extended to 29/08/2019 – Lisa Jardine Grant (The Royal Society)

LISA JARDINE GRANT OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY -  APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 29th AUGUST (3pm) Lisa Jardine grants are available to PhD students and early career researchers in history of science, and other interdisciplinary studies combining humanities and the natural sciences. The scheme offers funding for: Extended research trips for UK and overseas-based researchers to [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:45:26+00:00August 15th, 2019|Grants, Museums, News, Postgraduates|0 Comments

Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

CFP Extension to August 15th History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019 Ulster University (Belfast campus), 18-20 October 2019 Organising committee: Ruth Coon, Eugenie Scott, Michael Kinsella, Lauren Young, Stan Neal, Ian Miller The History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland hosts an annual conference to promote [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:39:36+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers Extended: HSTM Network Ireland Annual Conference 2019

Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950 27th-28th February 2020, University of Manchester. Keynote speaker: Professor Javed Majeed, King’s College London. The effects of colonial power dynamics on knowledge creation in the long nineteenth century and beyond are well known and have become the foundation [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:01+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Colonial Knowledges: Environment and Logistics in the Creation of Knowledge in British Colonies from 1750 to 1950

Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

University of Birmingham, 30th August - 1st September 2019Booking is open for this event exploring the personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy of James Watt (1736 1819) on the 200th anniversary of his death.Further details: James Watt flyerFor booking details and further information see: https://www.jameswatt2019.orgIf you have any questions contact Malcolm Dick at [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:24:15+00:00August 5th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Booking Open: Rethinking James Watt (1736 1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 16th August deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 16th August 2019. Only BSHS members may apply for these grants.We are seeking [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:18:25+00:00July 28th, 2019|Grants, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 16th August deadline

BJHS Developments

Earlier this year, the outgoing BJHS editor, Professor Charlotte Sleigh, announced three new initiatives for the journal:Science in Translation will provide open-access, English-language versions of texts whose translation would be of benefit to colleagues, and will link them with scholarly commentaries provided by their translators.Retrospectives will encourage senior scholars to reflect on their own experiences of how [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:31:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|BJHS, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Developments

Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

OUTSTANDING museum exhibitions from across the globe have been recognised by the BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018.The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology took home the prize in the Large category for its FOLK: From Racial Types to DNA exhibition. BSHS judges praised the museum’s exploration of the history of scientific attitudes towards race and [...]

By |2019-07-15T19:58:12+00:00July 14th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

Visit The Royal Institution's website for full details.7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 25 JulyThe TheatreThe story of DNA is a saga packed with awful mistakes as well as brilliant science, with a wonderful cast of heroes and villains. Surprisingly, much of it is unfamiliar. The elucidation of the double helix was one of the most brilliant [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:16:21+00:00July 3rd, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

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