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Prizes

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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

Dingle Prize Result

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the 2017 Dingle Prize, for the best book in history of science, technology and medicine accessible to a popular audience, is awarded to Andrea Wulf for her remarkable book The Invention of Nature: the Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science. London: John Murray, 2015. The judging was chaired by [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dingle Prize Result

Ayrton Prize Winner

The BSHS is delighted to award the second Ayrton Prize, for digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine, to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for their project REACH - Raising Engineering Awareness through the Conduit of History. This valuable set of educational resources, which has the potential to grow significantly through collaborations in the future, [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Ayrton Prize Winner

Society for the History of Technology Prizes

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits: 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 [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Society for the History of Technology Prizes

BSHS Ayrton Prize: Call for Applications

In 2015 The British Society for the History of Science launched a new prize recognising outstanding web projects and digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). The prize name was chosen by members of the BSHS from a shortlist to recognize the major contributions of Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) to numerous scientific fields, especially electrical [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS Ayrton Prize: Call for Applications

Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize

New Academic Writing Prize – Submission date reminder: March 1, 2017. The March 1st deadline is fast approaching to submit for the new Science Museum Group Journal writing prize. Designed to encourage and reward research articles by talented early career scholars, the £500 prize will be awarded for the best original research article that addresses [...]

By | 2017-03-01T11:45:42+00:00 January 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize

Winner of the Great Exhibitions Competition!

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the winner of the fourth Great Exhibitions Competition, is the Adler Planetarium, Chicago for their innovative display, What is a Planet? They have put together an engaging exhibition which draws on cutting-edge research to provide a fascinating and immersive visitor experience. In judging the entries, the Outreach and [...]

By | 2017-01-29T11:26:32+00:00 November 7th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions, Prizes|Comments Off on Winner of the Great Exhibitions Competition!

The Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

The California Institute of Technology and the Francis Bacon Foundation are pleased to request nominations for the 2018 Francis Bacon Award in the history of science, the history of technology, or historically-engaged philosophy of science. The Francis Bacon Prize Offered biennially in the amount of $20,000, the Prize will be awarded to an outstanding scholar [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 September 5th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Caltech, News, Prizes|Comments Off on The Francis Bacon Award in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology

Annals of Science Student Essay Prize

Submissions are being accepted for the Annals of Science best paper prize 2016. This prize is awarded annually to the author of an original, unpublished essay in the history of science or technology, which is not under consideration for publication elsewhere. The prize, which is supported by Taylor & Francis, is intended for those who are currently doctoral students, or have been awarded their doctorate within [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00 August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Annals of Science Student Essay Prize

IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science

Submission deadline: 30 November 2016 The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IUHPST) invites submissions for the first IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science. This prize competition, planned to continue on a biennial basis, seeks to encourage fresh methodological thinking on the history and philosophy of science as [...]

By | 2017-01-04T14:46:01+00:00 July 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, News, Philosophy of science, Prizes|Comments Off on IUHPST Essay Prize in History and Philosophy of Science