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Ayrton Prize 2019 – Nominations Open

The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to invite nominations to the BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019. This prize is awarded once every two years to recognise outstanding digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). We interpret the term "digital engagement" broadly to include: publicly accessible websites, or clearly defined contributions to existing web-based [...]

By |2019-11-17T17:25:09+00:00November 17th, 2019|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Ayrton Prize 2019 – Nominations Open

Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

OUTSTANDING museum exhibitions from across the globe have been recognised by the BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018.The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology took home the prize in the Large category for its FOLK: From Racial Types to DNA exhibition. BSHS judges praised the museum’s exploration of the history of scientific attitudes towards race and [...]

By |2019-07-15T19:58:12+00:00July 14th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

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

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)

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 |2019-12-07T17:47:14+00:00February 22nd, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications, Singer Prize|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

Notes and Records Essay Award (Deadline 28th February)

Notes and Records reports on current research and archival activities throughout the field of history of science, technology and medicine. The Essay Award is open to researchers in the history of science who have completed a postgraduate degree within the last five years. The previously unpublished essay of up to 8,000 words should be based on [...]

By |2019-03-02T19:17:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|News, Prizes|Comments Off on Notes and Records Essay Award (Deadline 28th February)

2019 DHST Prize Competition for Recent PhDs

Scheme The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST), invites submissions for the fifth DHST Prize for Young Scholars, to be awarded in 2019 and presented in 2021. Initiated at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science in 2005 held in Beijing, [...]

By |2018-12-06T21:48:56+00:00October 1st, 2018|News, Prizes|Comments Off on 2019 DHST Prize Competition for Recent PhDs

BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth 'Great Exhibitions' competition. This prize is a biennial award for exhibits on the history of science, medicine and technology, kindly funded by the B.Gee bequest. The winner of the 2016 competition was the Adler Planetarium. Chicago, for their display ‘What [...]

By |2019-02-06T19:29:28+00:00September 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

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