BSHS Announcements

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CFA: BSHS Communication Officer

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9 JULY AT 4PM! The British Society for the History of Science is looking for a part-time BSHS Communications Officer.  The role holder will work closely with members of BSHS Council on a range of short-, medium-, and long-term projects that will help advance the strategic aims of the Society, notably in [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on CFA: BSHS Communication Officer

BSHS EGM Agenda

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By | May 26th, 2017|BSHS Announcements|Comments Off on BSHS EGM Agenda

Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition

Call for Registration and Posters Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition Liège, Belgium, 6-12 August 2017 The preparation of the World Humanities Conference is now approaching very fast. The draft programme is being revised, but please see the earlier draft version online: http://www.unesco.org/new/fileadmin/MULTIMEDIA/HQ/SHS/pdf/whc2017_programme.pdf Please note that the Conference is preceded, on Sunday morning, by CIPSH’s [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition

Dingle Prize Result

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the 2017 Dingle Prize, for the best book in history of science, technology and medicine accessible to a popular audience, is awarded to Andrea Wulf for her remarkable book The Invention of Nature: the Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science. London: John Murray, 2015. The judging was chaired by [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dingle Prize Result

Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

The BSHS celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year, and in honour of this, Cambridge University Press has made Anna-K Mayer's fantastic BJHS piece, "‘I have been very fortunate…’. Brief report on the BSHS Oral History Project: ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’" freely available from now until the end of 2017. This article was originally [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

Ayrton Prize Winner

The BSHS is delighted to award the second Ayrton Prize, for digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine, to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for their project REACH - Raising Engineering Awareness through the Conduit of History. This valuable set of educational resources, which has the potential to grow significantly through collaborations in the future, [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Ayrton Prize Winner

Issue 07 of the Science Museum Group Journal Now Online

By Richard Nicholls The Spring 2017 issue of the Science Museum Group Journal is on the theme of Sound and Vision. Read it online here: http://journal.sciencemuseum.org.uk/issues/spring-2017/ Issue 07 of the Journal collects scholarly articles from research related to sound and vision from across the Group. Several of these focus on sound and visual elements within [...]

By | April 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Issue 07 of the Science Museum Group Journal Now Online

Registration Now Open: BSHS Annual Meeting

The BSHS turns 70 years old in 2017. We invite you to join us in marking this anniversary at our Annual Conference, Thursday 6 to Sunday 9 July 2017, at the University of York. Please visit http://bshsconference.org.uk/book-the-bshs-conference-2017/  for prices and more information, including a provisional programme. Advertised prices will hold until the early bird deadline [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Registration Now Open: BSHS Annual Meeting

Wonderalp: A Virtual Cabinet of Curiosities

Wonder and Science: The Alps and the Culture of Curiosity Researchers at the Université de Lausanne have just launched a new website available in English, German, and French to feature virtual wonder rooms, with portals that can take you through a number of artifacts and archival holdings to add to our understanding of the History of [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Wonderalp: A Virtual Cabinet of Curiosities

Statement from HSS Regarding the March for Science

After considerable discussion, HSS has decided to lend its support to the March for Science this 22 April (Sat). That support has taken the following form: Sign the American Historical Association’s letter of supportfor the March.HSS is an affiliate of AHA. Issue a statement (below) on the March that we will post on the HSS site [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Statement from HSS Regarding the March for Science