BSHS Announcements

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CFA: BSHS Communications Officer

The British Society for the History of Science is looking for a part-time BSHS Communications Officer to look after the website, promote the Society through social media, and develop Press Releases. 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 [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:41:24+00:00July 19th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on CFA: BSHS Communications Officer

2018 Singer Prize winner announced

The BSHS is delighted to announce the winner and runner-up for the 2018 Singer Prize, which is awarded every two years to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. This year's winner is: Pierre Verschueren, ‘“Great things are done when (Wo)Men & [...]

By |2018-07-18T08:19:08+00:00July 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Singer Prize|Comments Off on 2018 Singer Prize winner announced

2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Pickstone Prize is this country’s most prestigious award for the best scholarly book in the history of science and medicine in English. The BSHS is delighted to announce the 2018 shortlist. The five shortlisted books represent exciting new advances in understanding and interpreting science’s past. They are: 1. [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:41:48+00:00June 28th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

The BSHS is proud to help support the following exhibition through the award of an Outreach and Education Project Grant. Curators Chris Jeffs and Franziska Kohlt are organising this exhibition at the Story Museum in Oxford as part of National Insect Week. The main funders are the Royal Entomological Society. Insects Through The Looking Glass A very special [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:19:12+00:00June 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

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+00:00May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

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 |2018-10-12T15:46:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESHS2018 registration is now open

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 |2018-10-12T15:47:14+00:00May 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

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 |2018-10-12T15:50:27+00:00May 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+00:00April 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 |2018-10-12T15:59:32+00:00February 23rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Register before 28th February: BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

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