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Public History of Science Conference, 15-16 May 2020, Railway Museum, York

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED OR POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK PLEASE CONTACT THE ORGANISERS FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION Save the date! The programme will include: Tim Boon: Introduction: Distinguishing Adjacent Disciplines: Public History of Science and its Conceptual Neighbours Sharon Babaian:  A Shattered Past Re-Made: Public History at the Canada Science and [...]

By |2020-03-29T17:59:40+00:00February 19th, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News|Comments Off on Public History of Science Conference, 15-16 May 2020, Railway Museum, York

Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

In the first post about our 2019 BSHS Engagement Fellowships, Lewis C. Smith, PhD student at the University of Essex, and Richard Anderson, Archives and Collections Lead at Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, describe the work Lewis did on the archives of the Marconi Company. That work will feed into a project to digitise the [...]

By |2020-05-21T16:55:24+00:00February 19th, 2020|Blog, Engagement Fellowships, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

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 |2020-05-09T22:50:45+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