News

/News

Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

The Surgery & Emotion project is pleased to share the CFP for its upcoming interdisciplinary conference, 'Health, Care and the Emotions', which will take place at the University of Roehampton from 3-5 September 2019. We welcome proposals for papers/panels on a range of subjects including medicine and surgery, nursing, mental health care, social care, [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:47+00:00March 23rd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Health, Care and the Emotions Conference (Deadline 1st May)

Travel Guide: Tide & Time exhibition, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool

By Helen Mair Rawsthorne Have you ever thought about how we were able to predict the tides before the advent of digital computers? The very first attempts at predicting the tides were made as far back as the 11th century and were for a long time based on simplistic rule-of-thumb methods. Other methods [...]

By |2019-03-23T12:34:29+00:00March 22nd, 2019|Blog, Museums, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Travel Guide: Tide & Time exhibition, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool

ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

The Young Scholars Network of the European Society for the History of Science was founded to better integrate graduate students and early career researches in the activities of the Society and in the field of history of science and give them the opportunity to connect with each other. Our first Young Scholars Conference will be [...]

By |2019-03-18T18:12:26+00:00March 18th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on ESHS 1st Young Scholars Conference: Transcultural knowledge (Paris Observatory, September 10th – 12th, 2019)

Message from the President: BSHS Conference

I am writing about the formerly announced BSHS Edinburgh annual conference 2019. I regret to say that BSHS Council have come to the conclusion that it is best if the Edinburgh conference does not go ahead. Instead, BSHS will have a presence at the Science in Public conference in Manchester, 10-12 July, where our EGM [...]

By |2019-03-13T18:05:38+00:00March 13th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on Message from the President: BSHS Conference

BJHS seeks new Editor

The time has come to begin the search for a new editor for the British Journal for the History of Science to succeed Charlotte Sleigh, who has most effectively taken the helm for the last few years. If you are interested in this role, please contact the Executive Secretary at [email protected] Charlotte is happy to respond to [...]

By |2019-03-12T22:47:51+00:00March 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS seeks new Editor

Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits (Deadline 1st May 2019)

  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 and produced, should raise pertinent historical issues. [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:16:27+00:00March 2nd, 2019|Museums, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits (Deadline 1st May 2019)

Viewpoint Issue 118

Does war always lead to scientific advancement? Click here to read the latest issue of our magazine Viewpoint.

By |2019-02-26T17:24:30+00:00February 26th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Viewpoint|Comments Off on Viewpoint Issue 118

BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

The first issue of BJHS for 2019 brings with it some good news: the joint winner of our 2014 Singer Prize for an article by an early career researcher, Jenny Bulstrode, has gone on to win the 2018 Sarton Prize for History of Science.  Awarded by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, this [...]

By |2019-02-22T16:53:59+00:00February 22nd, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications, Singer Prize|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

BSHS Seeks International Advisers

The BSHS is committed to remaining a global organisation, and we are very keen to welcome more International Advisors (IAs) to strengthen our presence throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Our International Advisers publicise BSHS activities and opportunities, while reciprocally informing Council about relevant events in their area. As well as exchanging ideas [...]

By |2019-02-15T20:04:33+00:00February 15th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on BSHS Seeks International Advisers

History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

Visit website / View pdf February Evening Talk The Art of Old Age Thursday 14 February, 6pm Dr María del Pilar Blanco (University of Oxford) discusses the art of geriatrics and degeneration in Spanish America at the end of the 1800s, and how it entered the cultural imagination. Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-old-age-tickets-53437376632?aff=commsmailing Family Friendly Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks Friday 22 [...]

By |2019-03-27T13:18:57+00:00February 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.
Subscribe

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.

Visit Ashgate