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BSHS Announcements

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New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

The British Journal for the History of Science is pleased to announce a new ‘Perspective’ section to appear semi-regularly in the Journal from 2019 onwards. Its contents will take one of three main forms: First, International Advisors of the British Society for the History of Science have been invited to contribute their views on the field in their home [...]

By | 2018-05-22T09:20:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|0 Comments

ESHS2018 registration is now open

Registration for the ESHS 2018 meeting to be held in London, 14-17 September, is now open at www.eshs2018.uk (click on ‘Book now’ at the top of the page in the middle). Early bird bookings close on 29 June. Details of the content of the meeting, which currently has more than 700 speakers, will be posted [...]

By | 2018-05-23T14:35:22+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

Established to commemorate the historian of science Professor John Pickstone, the Pickstone Prize is awarded every two years to the best scholarly book in the history of science. The winning book will mark a major advance in the understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. We are delighted to announce that our 2018 longlist is: [...]

By | 2018-05-17T20:15:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|0 Comments

BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science. These are offered on a quarterly basis, and we would like to invite applications for the next deadline: 15th May. These grants are intended to generate engagement with the history [...]

By | 2018-05-03T09:28:23+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

2018 BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture

Every two years, the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) awards its Dingle Prize for the best popular book on scientific history. This year's winner is Andrea Wulf, who has written a wonderful book about Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature. She has generously agreed to lecture for us at the Science [...]

By | 2018-05-03T09:34:57+00:00 April 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture

Register before 28th February: BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Registration for the British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference 2018 closes on 28th February. Visit the University of Manchester estore to register now (£30/£20 PhD/Masters). This year's conference is hosted by the Centre for the History of Science, Medicine and Technology at the University of Manchester, and will take place between the [...]

By | 2018-02-23T09:03:14+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Register before 28th February: BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Patricia Fara on In Our Time

We are pleased to announce that Patricia Fara, President of the British Society for the History of Science and Director of Studies at Clare College, Cambridge will appear as a guest on In Our Time on Thursday 22nd Februrary at 9am (repeated at 9.30pm) discussing the life and work of Rosalind Franklin.

By | 2018-02-15T07:33:54+00:00 February 15th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Patricia Fara on In Our Time

BSHS Engagement Fellowship – Jamaican Natural Science collections at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

We are pleased to announce the opportunity for a current postgraduate student working in the history of science, technology and medicine, or a closely-related field, to work with the Curator of Natural Science at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to research the Jamaican Natural Science collections. The Fellowship is worth £2,000 which will support up [...]

By | 2018-05-02T15:15:28+00:00 February 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellowship – Jamaican Natural Science collections at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

OEC Project Grants: next deadline 15th Feb 2018

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science. We have recently structured these to be awarded on a quarterly basis, and the first 2018 deadline is 15th February. These grants are intended to generate [...]

By | 2018-02-05T18:48:11+00:00 February 5th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News|Comments Off on OEC Project Grants: next deadline 15th Feb 2018

Remembering David Knight (1936-2018)

With deep regret we report the recent death of David Knight, former President of the British Society for the History of Science and editor of the journal. Eminent as a historian of chemistry, and specialising in Romanticism and the works of Humphry Davy, he was Professor of the History of Science at the University of [...]

By | 2018-01-25T18:06:32+00:00 January 25th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Remembering David Knight (1936-2018)