BSHS Announcements

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BSHS Seeks International Advisers

The BSHS is committed to remaining a global organisation, and we are very keen to welcome more International Advisors (IAs) to strengthen our presence throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Our International Advisers publicise BSHS activities and opportunities, while reciprocally informing Council about relevant events in their area. As well as exchanging ideas [...]

By |2019-02-15T20:04:33+00:00February 15th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News|0 Comments

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 15th February deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is 15th February 2019. We are seeking projects that engage with the history of science, technology [...]

By |2019-02-15T20:12:40+00:00January 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 15th February deadline

Hosts wanted for our next round of BSHS Engagement Fellows

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is delighted to announce the third iteration of a scheme to support small and local museums, archives, galleries and libraries whose collections connect to themes in the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The BSHS is inviting museums and archives to apply to the scheme [...]

By |2019-01-19T21:45:34+00:00December 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Hosts wanted for our next round of BSHS Engagement Fellows

Poll Result: BSHS backs Rosalind Franklin to feature on £50 note

​The BSHS, Britain’s leading community of scientific historians, has conducted a poll to decide who should be pictured on the new £50 bank note.  The great majority of both men and women wanted to see this honour go to a woman – and their top choice was Rosalind Elsie Franklin (1920-58), who has come to symbolise [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:40:37+00:00December 13th, 2018|Blog, BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Poll Result: BSHS backs Rosalind Franklin to feature on £50 note

Vote science! Who should we nominate to be featured on the next £50 bank note?

The Bank of England recently announced that the next £50 bank note will feature someone who made an outstanding contribution to science. The British Society for the History of Science is delighted at this recognition of the importance of the history of science, and we will be adding our voice to the debate. President Tim [...]

By |2018-12-13T22:11:57+00:00November 29th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Vote science! Who should we nominate to be featured on the next £50 bank note?

2019 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

The British Society for the History of Science invites book nominations for the 2019 Dingle Prize. In keeping with the Society’s concern to communicate history of science to broad audiences, the 2019 Dingle Prize will be offered for the best book in the history of science, technology, and medicine, first published in English in 2017 [...]

By |2019-02-06T18:09:40+00:00November 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on 2019 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth 'Great Exhibitions' competition. This prize is a biennial award for exhibits on the history of science, medicine and technology, kindly funded by the B.Gee bequest. The winner of the 2016 competition was the Adler Planetarium. Chicago, for their display ‘What [...]

By |2019-02-06T19:29:28+00:00September 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced

    The 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize has been awarded to Michael Wintroub for his book The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) Judge Charlotte Sleigh, editor of the British Journal for the History of Science, described The Voyage of Thought as: ‘Extraordinary. This book changed my [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:55:58+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog, BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced

Have you had research funding? Info request from BSHS

The Council of the British Society for the History of Science is seeking to gain a better understanding of the extent to which HPS and STS are benefitting from research funding, whether that be for substantive research projects, fellowships, networks, impact projects or studentships. If you have been investigator on a funded research project in [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:56:09+00:00August 30th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Have you had research funding? Info request from BSHS

BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2019: CFA

Call for Abstracts British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference 2019 Deadline: 9 November 2018 Location: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge Dates: 10–12 April 2019 Keynote speaker: Dr Sujit Sivasundaram The Department of History and Philosophy of Science (HPS), University of Cambridge, will be hosting the annual British Society for the History [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:56:22+00:00August 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2019: CFA

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