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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 | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 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 | 2017-04-30T14:48:15+00:00 April 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Statement from HSS Regarding the March for Science

CFA: 2018 Lakatos Award

The London School of Economics and Political Science invites nominations for the 2018 Lakatos Award. The Lakatos Award is given annually for an outstanding contribution to the philosophy of science, widely interpreted, in the form of a book published in English.  For the 2018 award, books with an imprint from 2012 to 2017 (inclusive) are [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 April 10th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, London School of Economics, News|Comments Off on CFA: 2018 Lakatos Award

Society for the History of Technology Prizes

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits: The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Society for the History of Technology Prizes

New Interviews Available via British Library Sounds

By Dr. Sally Horrocks A number of new interviews collected by National Life Stories have recently been added to the Science and Electricity collections available through British Library Sounds. The newly available Science interviews are from the Science and Religion project and include interviews with John Hedley Brook, Peter Atkins and Steven Rose.  These can be [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on New Interviews Available via British Library Sounds

Workshop: Provincial Collectors/Global Opportunities

5 May 2017 King's Museum, University of Aberdeen This workshop is organised as one of the highlight events for the ‘Aberdonians in the Americas: Migrants and Adventurers from Mexico to Paraguay’ exhibition, to be held at the King’s Museum at the University of Aberdeen, from December to June 2017. This workshop asks, how does study [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 24th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Workshop: Provincial Collectors/Global Opportunities

Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers

Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers: Struggles past and Present By Dr. Patricia Fara Thursday 20th April 2017 JIC Conference Centre, Norwich Tea and biscuits at 18:00 for 18.30 start At the end of World War One, women won the battle for the vote, but they lost the fight for equality. For four years, female scientists [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News|Comments Off on Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers

New Reference Resource on the History of the Human Genome Project

The Human Genome Project: An Annotated & Interactive Scholarly Guide to the Project in the United States is a comprehensive reference e-book on the history of sequencing human DNA. The Scholarly Guide, in both its Wiki and e-book formats, is available at this link: http://library.cshl.edu/Guide-to-HGP/ We invite you to share the Scholarly Guide with colleagues [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on New Reference Resource on the History of the Human Genome Project

JOB: Antiquarian Horological Society Postdoctoral Position

The Antiquarian Horological Society (www.ahsoc.org) has launched a research project, probably ideal for a post-doctoral student, to test the interesting hypothesis that there was a large scale clock manufactory supplying raw movements to the London trade, as early as the late seventeenth century. A bursary of £4,500 is offered. The project has several facets, including [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:15+00:00 March 6th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on JOB: Antiquarian Horological Society Postdoctoral Position

Two AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentships: histSTM @ Leeds

The Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Leeds, in collaboration with the Science Museum Group, invites applications for two fully-funded, three-year PhD studentships (or 5 years part-time) in the history of technology and the history of medicine.  The studentships have been awarded by the Science Museums & Archives Consortium [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:15+00:00 March 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Two AHRC Collaborative PhD Studentships: histSTM @ Leeds