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BSHS Announcements

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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)

Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

Nominations are invited for the British Society for the History of Science’s prestigious Pickstone Prize for 2018. The Prize aims to recognize pioneering works that advance the scholarly understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. In focusing on academic books, it complements the Society’s Dingle Prize, which rewards engagement with broader audiences. Established in 2014 [...]

By | 2018-01-23T18:29:29+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

2018 BSHS Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants

The BSHS is delighted to announce that applications for the Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants are now open. Are you an undergraduate student writing a dissertation on a topic in the history of science, technology and medicine? Do you need to visit an archive as part of your research? If so, then why not apply for one of our OEC archive grants? These [...]

By | 2018-01-14T21:09:04+00:00 January 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants

CFP: Science and the First World War: the aftermath

Call for papers As part of a series of Europe-wide conferences on the history of science during the First World War, this one-day conference will be held at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. We invite papers from historians of the early 20th century. We wish to focus on science and society in [...]

By | 2018-01-13T13:56:37+00:00 January 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: Science and the First World War: the aftermath

ESHS 2018: Call for individual papers

The European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) Biennial Conference and British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Annual Meeting is on the theme ‘Unity and Disunity’. It will be held at University College London’s Institute of Education (14-17 September 2018). Call for Individual Papers The organising committee of ESHS 2018 invite proposals [...]

By | 2018-01-10T10:51:27+00:00 January 10th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on ESHS 2018: Call for individual papers