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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 |2019-05-02T20:15:07+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

Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

The Surgery & Emotion project is pleased to share the CFP for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference, 'Health, Care and the Emotions', which will take place at the University of Roehampton from 3-5 September 2019. We welcome proposals for papers/panels on a range of subjects including medicine and surgery, nursing, mental health care, social care, [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:47+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

Travel Guide: Tide & Time exhibition, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool

By Helen Mair Rawsthorne Have you ever thought about how we were able to predict the tides before the advent of digital computers? The very first attempts at predicting the tides were made as far back as the 11th century and were for a long time based on simplistic rule-of-thumb methods. Other methods [...]

By |2019-03-23T12:34:29+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog, Museums, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Travel Guide: Tide & Time exhibition, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool

ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

The Young Scholars Network of the European Society for the History of Science was founded to better integrate graduate students and early career researches in the activities of the Society and in the field of history of science and give them the opportunity to connect with each other. Our first Young Scholars Conference will be [...]

By |2019-03-18T18:12:26+00:00March 18th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

Message from the President: BSHS Conference

I am writing about the formerly announced BSHS Edinburgh annual conference 2019. I regret to say that BSHS Council have come to the conclusion that it is best if the Edinburgh conference does not go ahead. Instead, BSHS will have a presence at the Science in Public conference in Manchester, 10-12 July, where our EGM [...]

By |2019-03-13T18:05:38+00:00March 13th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on Message from the President: BSHS Conference

BJHS seeks new Editor

The time has come to begin the search for a new editor for the British Journal for the History of Science to succeed Charlotte Sleigh, who has most effectively taken the helm for the last few years. If you are interested in this role, please contact the Executive Secretary at [email protected] Charlotte is happy to respond to [...]

By |2019-03-12T22:47:51+00:00March 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS seeks new Editor

Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits (Deadline 1st May 2019)

  The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed and produced, should raise pertinent historical issues. [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:16:27+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Museums, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits (Deadline 1st May 2019)

Viewpoint Issue 118

Does war always lead to scientific advancement? Click here to read the latest issue of our magazine Viewpoint.

By |2019-02-26T17:24:30+00:00February 26th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Viewpoint|Comments Off on Viewpoint Issue 118

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