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Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

You are invited to attend a symposium celebrating 70 years of applied social sciences work at the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations. The TIHR conducted organisational research with a wide variety of institutions, including Unilever, the National Coal Board, British European Airways and the Ministry of Technology. The symposium takes place at the Conway Hall [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 October 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Symposium: In the Shadow and Light of the Tavistock Institute’s Archive

BSHS Annual Conference 2017: Review in Investigación y Ciencia

We are pleased to announce that Investigación y Ciencia (the Spanish edition of Scientific American) have published a review of the BSHS Annual Conference 2017, written by Xavier Roqué. The article is open access and available to read via the link below: X. Roqué. "Pasado en construcción". Investigación y Ciencia, n. 493 (October 2017), 52–53. Photo by Alice White.  

By | 2017-10-16T10:09:50+00:00 October 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on BSHS Annual Conference 2017: Review in Investigación y Ciencia

BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

The 2018 British Society for the History of Science Postgraduate Conference will take place at the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM), University of Manchester, on 4th - 6th April 2018. Further information can be found on the conference webpage. Conference Organising Committee: Andrea del Campo Peirano; Rachel Douglas; Kate Hiepko; [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 September 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Postgraduate Conference 2018

Research Associate Opportunity (20 hours)

Opportunity (Research Associate, 20 hours): The 400th  birthday of Elias Ashmole. History and Science in 17th-century Lambeth (London)   In the quartercentenary of the birth of Elias Ashmole, Ashmole Primary School, a community school in Lambeth, London, is creating a programme of activities related to its namesake to introduce the pupils of the school to [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:11+00:00 September 20th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Research Associate Opportunity (20 hours)

BSHS Engagement Fellowship

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is delighted to announce the second 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. This scheme will fund the placement of Master’s or PhD students with heritage [...]

By | 2017-09-01T15:28:09+00:00 September 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellowship

Free online course: ‘Humphry Davy: Laughing gas, literature and the lamp’

Free online course (MOOC) starting 30 October 2017 - Open to all Sign up today: http://www.futurelearn.com/courses/humphry-davy This course is produced by Lancaster University and the Royal Institution of Great Britain. The MOOC is intended for anyone with an interest in Humphry Davy, or early nineteenth-century literature, science, or history. It will explore some of the [...]

By | 2017-08-15T09:06:20+00:00 August 14th, 2017|News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Free online course: ‘Humphry Davy: Laughing gas, literature and the lamp’

Call for nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize

The British Society for the History of Mathematics is pleased to announce the biennial Neumann Prize for 2017.  The prize is awarded for a book in English (including books in translation) dealing with the history of mathematics and aimed at a non-specialist readership, and published in 2015 or later.  There is no further restriction on [...]

By | 2017-07-17T10:10:20+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News, Prizes|Comments Off on Call for nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

July – September 2017 EXHIBITIONS Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery OPENING 28 September Explore your relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. Anna’s work Ex Voto previously featured in the Museum’s [...]

By | 2017-07-11T16:22:35+00:00 July 11th, 2017|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Talk: The periodic table: Its story and significance

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 20 July The Theatre, The Royal Institution The periodic table is probably the most famous chart in all of science. But what is its history? How does it relate to quantum physics? And is there an optimal form it should take? UCLA chemist Eric Scerri will investigate. Eric Scerri is a lecturer in the department [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on Talk: The periodic table: Its story and significance

Annual Meeting Details

We look forward to welcoming you all at our Annual Meeting in York this weekend! For those of you wanting to choose which great papers you want to see, please download our programme here. If you are coming for the first day of the conference please do think about coming along to the walking tour [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 July 6th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Annual Meeting Details