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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 |2018-12-13T22:51:35+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

A long cold look at the history of climate change: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the Polar Museum, Cambridge

In the final post in our series about BSHS Engagement Fellowships, we hear about a project at the Polar Museum, at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge. Ed Armston-Sheret, PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Charlotte Connelly, curator at the Polar Museum describe how Ed’s research will provide visitors to the [...]

By |2019-01-08T16:21:54+00:00October 25th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A long cold look at the history of climate change: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the Polar Museum, Cambridge

‘Kew’s Imperial Archive’: PhD Studentship (University of Rohampton & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

‘Kew’s imperial archive: Cataloguing Economic Botany in the Miscellaneous Reports, 1841-1928’ This TECHNE Collaborative Doctoral Project offers the opportunity to research and study the history, composition and arrangement of a major collection held in the archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: the Miscellaneous Reports; 771 volumes of printed and manuscript material relating to the administration of the [...]

By |2018-12-06T21:50:10+00:00October 25th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on ‘Kew’s Imperial Archive’: PhD Studentship (University of Rohampton & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew)

Local Narratives of a Global Pandemic: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the George Marshall Medical Museum, Worcester

In the second post in our series about BSHS Engagement Fellowships, we hear about a project at the George Marshall Medical Museum (GMMM) in Worcester. Laura Mainwaring, PhD student at the University of Leicester, and Louise Price, curator at GMMM, describe their collaboration on local historical research that will complement the touring exhibition “Spanish Flu” [...]

By |2019-01-08T16:22:39+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Local Narratives of a Global Pandemic: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the George Marshall Medical Museum, Worcester

Jamaican Natural History collections at Bristol – First steps in a BSHS Engagement Fellowship

Over the last three years the BSHS has run Engagement Fellowships. These Fellowships are opportunities for postgraduate students to collaborate with museums, archives and other heritage organisations. The collaborations generate new engagement activities, exhibition content or resources that are based on emerging scholarship in History of Science. Over the next three weeks we will be [...]

By |2019-01-08T16:22:50+00:00October 11th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Jamaican Natural History collections at Bristol – First steps in a BSHS Engagement Fellowship

Linda Hall Library 2019-20 Fellowships

The Linda Hall Library is now accepting applications for its 2019-20 fellowship program. These fellowships fund research stays in Kansas City, MO lasting between one week and four months for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and independent scholars in the history of science and related STS fields. The Linda Hall Library offers outstanding primary sources that [...]

By |2018-11-01T20:42:27+00:00October 8th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Linda Hall Library 2019-20 Fellowships

Job: Principal Curator, Science at National Museums Scotland

This is an exciting opportunity to manage one of the best science collections in the UK, leading a team of expert staff. The section includes instruments relating to a range of fields: astronomy, geography, physics, chemistry and others. It also includes biomedicine, computing, and a large photography collection. The post-holder will supply a high level [...]

By |2018-11-01T20:42:49+00:00October 4th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Job: Principal Curator, Science at National Museums Scotland

Vacancy: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oxford

Applications are invited for a full time Graduate Research Assistant to join the team working on the AHRC funded project ‘Constructing Scientific Communities’ and the ERC funded project, ‘Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives’, under the direction of Professor Sally Shuttleworth. The projects are interdisciplinary, bringing together scholars from the fields of literature and science, [...]

By |2018-09-25T17:33:31+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Vacancy: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oxford

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies (2019-21, Cornell University)

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies Academic Years 2019 - 2021 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Department of Science & Technology Studies invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship position beginning July 1, 2019. The fellowship offers a stipend of $53,000/year. Cornell’s Department [...]

By |2018-11-01T20:45:37+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science & Technology Studies (2019-21, Cornell University)

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

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