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History of Science and Prisons Education

Rosie Reynolds, Higher Education Policy Officer at the Prisoners Education Trust would like to extend a warm welcome to BSHS members to an event at Durham University on 29th July. The event will be exploring the provision of science education in prisons. There have been some very imaginative examples of this the Royal Astronomical Society [...]

By |2019-06-19T17:18:16+00:00June 19th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on History of Science and Prisons Education

BSHS Hughes Prize – Shortlist Announced

The BSHS has unveiled the shortlist for its coveted Hughes Prize. Five exceptional books will now be read by judges before the winner is revealed later this year. Among those singled out is a publication which tells the opening of London’s British Museum through the story of the man who created it, and another which [...]

By |2019-06-12T18:33:56+00:00June 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS Hughes Prize – Shortlist Announced

BSHS EGM NOTIFICATIONS

THE BRITISH SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE LTD EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING   Thursday 11th July 2019 at the MMU Business School Room 3.25 Manchester Metropolitan Business School, All Saints, All Saints Campus, Manchester, M15 6BH at 13:00   AGENDA   To approve, the minutes of the last meeting as an accurate reflection of the [...]

By |2019-07-08T10:41:10+00:00June 8th, 2019|BSHS Announcements|Comments Off on BSHS EGM NOTIFICATIONS

BSHS Outreach & Engagement Committee seeks new Postgraduate Representative

Are you passionate about communicating HSTM to a wide range of audiences? Do you want to be involved in funding fantastic projects that promote the field? Would you like to help shape how the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) supports postgraduate researchers? Then this is the role for you! The BSHS is [...]

By |2019-07-18T21:05:11+00:00June 5th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Outreach & Engagement Committee seeks new Postgraduate Representative

President’s Newsletter: May 2019

Dear BSHS members, As you know, after each meeting of the BSHS Council, the President has the pleasant duty of sending round a newsletter so that all the members can see what we have discussed, and how we are working to deliver and develop the Society to serve our community. At the Council’s most recent [...]

By |2019-06-19T20:28:35+00:00June 1st, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Presidential Message|Comments Off on President’s Newsletter: May 2019

Call for Proposals: International Mathematical Union Mongraph

The International Mathematical Union celebrates its centennial in 2020, and is seeking proposals to write a monograph: The purpose of the monograph is to put the IMU in a grander framework of international scientific unions, and the internationalization of science and mathematics in particular. What was the impact of the world events through the [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:25:32+00:00May 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Call for Proposals: International Mathematical Union Mongraph

Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

Friday evening 30 August to Sunday 1 September 2019, University of Birmingham James Watt (1736-1819), the Scottish-born inventor, engineer, businessman and employer died on the 25 August 1819. The 200th anniversary of his death in 2019 provides an opportunity to revisit his personal and public life, relationships, context and legacy. By looking beyond his [...]

By |2019-06-05T18:25:55+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Call for Papers: Rethinking James Watt (1736-1819): Innovation, Culture and Legacy (Deadline 01/06/2019)

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 17th May 2019. We are seeking projects that engage with the history of [...]

By |2019-06-01T19:20:12+00:00April 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

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