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Open to Applications: the Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme

The Lisa Jardine Grant scheme is currently open to applications. 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 use the Royal Society’s own rich [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:37:07+00:00January 16th, 2020|Grants, News|0 Comments

RAF Museum Conference 2020: Call for Papers (Deadline 31st January)

‘THE RAF in a WORLD TRANSFORMED, 1945-1949’ RAF Museum, London 28th September 2020 The Royal Air Force Museum is pleased to announce a call for papers for its conference on ‘THE RAF in a WORLD TRANSFORMED, 1945-1949’ which will be held on 28 September 2020. This conference will explore the RAF’s transition from war [...]

By |2020-01-07T15:50:46+00:00January 7th, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

‘Materia Medica’: British Society for the History of Pharmacy Annual Conference, 27th – 29th March 2020

'Materia Medica': British Society for the History of Pharmacy Annual Conference Manchester, 27th-29th March 2020 Registration is free for students For more information on the programme and booking please follow the link: https://www.bshp.org/events/ShowEvent.asp?E=31 Or contact the conference organiser Briony Hudson at [email protected]

Repatriation, a short guide to some of the resources

By Johanna Parker Anyone working in collecting institutions that contain human remains are likely to have encountered the debates around repatriation.  I have worked in the area for many years as both a government employee and as part of my studies and I am often asked who are the key writers in [...]

Deadline Extension – BSHS Annual Conference

In recognition of both the industrial action which many scholars in UK Higher Education institutions were involved in during November and December, and the difficulty of coordinating submissions over the holiday period, the BSHS Conferences Committee is pleased to announce an extension to its Call for Papers and Symposia for the BSHS Annual Conference [...]

By |2020-01-06T19:03:50+00:00January 6th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, News|Comments Off on Deadline Extension – BSHS Annual Conference

2020 with the BSHS

2020 is set to be huge year for the BSHS, as we plan three conferences and the awarding of several grants and prizes. Conferences In February, we'll be making our first foray into digital conferencing with our Global Histories Twitter Conference (Wednesday 12th February) before heading to Leeds in Spring for our [...]

By |2020-01-04T14:33:29+00:00January 4th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on 2020 with the BSHS

Fellowships at the Beckman Centre (Science History Institute)

https://www.sciencehistory.org/fellowships Science History Institute Fellowships The Beckman Center at the Science History Institute offers fellowships on an annual cycle for scholars doing research on our collections or in the history and social studies of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences. Fellows are expected to participate in biweekly informal writing groups and give at least [...]

By |2020-01-04T13:53:10+00:00January 4th, 2020|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Fellowships at the Beckman Centre (Science History Institute)

Seminar: Women in their Element (British Library, 11th February 2020)

Part of The WISE Festival – Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science The co-editors and contributors of the recently published Women in Their Element provide a fresh perspective on the unsung contributors to science in this half-day seminar on women and the Periodic Table. Visit the British Library website for full details: [...]

By |2019-12-19T23:52:41+00:00December 19th, 2019|News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Seminar: Women in their Element (British Library, 11th February 2020)

Nominations Open: Royal Society Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture

The Royal Society is pleased to announce nominations for the Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture are now open. This medal is awarded annually for excellence in a subject relating to the history of science, philosophy of science or the social function of science. It is accompanied by a prize lecture where the medal will be [...]

By |2019-12-19T23:33:07+00:00December 19th, 2019|News, Prizes|Comments Off on Nominations Open: Royal Society Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture

CfP: What counts as environment in biology and medicine: Historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives

What counts as environment in biology and medicine: Historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives CfP, Special Issue, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences ‘The environment’ is much invoked in contemporary biosciences and medicine, from the considerations of environmental impact and influence to the frequently and prominently appearing notions such as early-life and [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:45:05+00:00December 19th, 2019|News, Publications|Comments Off on CfP: What counts as environment in biology and medicine: Historical, philosophical and sociological perspectives

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