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Workshop: Provincial Collectors/Global Opportunities

5 May 2017 King's Museum, University of Aberdeen This workshop is organised as one of the highlight events for the ‘Aberdonians in the Americas: Migrants and Adventurers from Mexico to Paraguay’ exhibition, to be held at the King’s Museum at the University of Aberdeen, from December to June 2017. This workshop asks, how does study [...]

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Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers

Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers: Struggles past and Present By Dr. Patricia Fara Thursday 20th April 2017 JIC Conference Centre, Norwich Tea and biscuits at 18:00 for 18.30 start At the end of World War One, women won the battle for the vote, but they lost the fight for equality. For four years, female scientists [...]

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New Reference Resource on the History of the Human Genome Project

The Human Genome Project: An Annotated & Interactive Scholarly Guide to the Project in the United States is a comprehensive reference e-book on the history of sequencing human DNA. The Scholarly Guide, in both its Wiki and e-book formats, is available at this link: http://library.cshl.edu/Guide-to-HGP/ We invite you to share the Scholarly Guide with colleagues [...]

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Marie Curie at 150 Events

It is the 150th anniversary of Marie Skłodowska Curie's birth, and this page is meant to promote the various events being held to celebrate her contribution to science. We hope you attend and enjoy these events, and if you have any of your own that you would like us to promote, please contact us! BBC Radio [...]

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History of Particle Colliders

History of Particle Colliders University of Bristol, Wednesday April 19th 2017 History of Physics Group Registration is Essential: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-particle-colliders-tickets-31748909844  DESCRIPTION This meeting will take place at the H H Wills Physics Laboratory, University of Bristol, BS8 1TL on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 (the Wednesday after Easter.) It will be a joint meeting between the IOP History [...]

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CFA: Fully-Funded PhD Studentship at the National Museum of Scotland

Intellectual properties: transferring science from universities to National Museums Scotland The University of Edinburgh’s Science, Technology and Innovation Studies subject group, in collaboration with National Museums Scotland, invites applications for a fully-funded three-year PhD studentship on the history of collecting scientific materials in museums. The studentship award has been made by the Scottish Cultural Heritage [...]

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JOB: Antiquarian Horological Society Postdoctoral Position

The Antiquarian Horological Society (www.ahsoc.org) has launched a research project, probably ideal for a post-doctoral student, to test the interesting hypothesis that there was a large scale clock manufactory supplying raw movements to the London trade, as early as the late seventeenth century. A bursary of £4,500 is offered. The project has several facets, including [...]

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Two AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentships: histSTM @ Leeds

The Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds, in collaboration with the Science Museum Group, invites applications for two fully-funded, three-year PhD studentships (or 5 years part-time) in the history of technology and the history of medicine.  The studentships have been awarded by the Science Museums & Archives Consortium [...]

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CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era This is a call for papers for a workshop which will explore the history of the British Post Office from its monopolisation of the telegraph service in 1869 under control of the state until the privatisation of the telecommunications business as British Telecom. The history of the [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

Technology & Democracy Symposium, Cambridge

The Power Switch; How Power is Changing in a Networked World 31 March 2017, 09:00 - 18:15 Symposium, CRASSH, Cambridge Registration for this conference is now open. For more information, see here (http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27100) and here (http://www.talks.cam.ac.uk/talk/index/70180), please register here (https://webservices.admin.cam.ac.uk/cbk/vmxu/index.cgi). Full fee £20 (includes refreshments and lunch) Student and ECF fee £10 (includes refreshments and lunch)Recent decades [...]

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