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Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

In 2019, the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s first publication of the Periodic Table of Elements will be celebrated, and UNESCO has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. Of the many publications dealing with the history of the Periodic Table, few texts deal with women’s contributions. We are planning a collective volume [...]

By | 2018-07-24T17:16:05+00:00 July 24th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Call for Contributions: Book Project – Women in their Element

SMG Journal Writing Prize – call for entries

The submission deadline for this year’s Science Museum Group journal writing prize is 1st March 2018. The prize aims to encourage writing and publication by early career scholars, and winners will receive £500 and the chance to publish in the SMG Journal. Winning entries will be judged according to best original research article that addresses [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:06:07+00:00 February 1st, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on SMG Journal Writing Prize – call for entries

Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Issue 8 of the Science Museum Group Journal is now available to read online here. The Science Museum Group Journal (ISSN: 2054-5770) is an open-access online publication presenting the global research community with peer-reviewed papers that are relevant to SMG’s collections and practice and to the wider international science museum community. Issue 8 includes papers authored by [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:10:02+00:00 January 10th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Literary Agents Seek History of Science Authors

Antony Harwood Literary Agents are actively seeking authors with an interest in public engagement to develop ideas for books and broadcast media projects dedicated to the history of science. Our interest extends across all periods and disciplines, and topics may include biography, the history of ideas, and the social history of science, in particular the [...]

By | 2017-06-21T10:35:06+00:00 June 21st, 2017|News, Publications|Comments Off on Literary Agents Seek History of Science Authors

Celebrating 50 Volumes of the BJHS!

The British Journal for the History of Science (BJHS) is celebrating 50 volumes just as the BSHS celebrates its 70th anniversary. In celebration of this great achievement, Editor Dr. Charlotte Sleigh has commissioned a virtual special issue for which each surviving former editor nominated one favourite paper from their period of tenure. As you can imagine, [...]

By | 2017-06-19T13:44:57+00:00 June 19th, 2017|BJHS Preview, Publications|Comments Off on Celebrating 50 Volumes of the BJHS!

BJHS Themes: Call for Proposals

DEADLINE EXTENSION: 1 AUGUST 2017 We are calling for proposals for Issue 4 (2019) of BJHS Themes, the annual open-access journal that is a companion to the British Journal for the History of Science. Like the BJHS, BJHS Themes is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the BSHS. Previous volumes have included 'Science of giants: India and China in [...]

By | 2017-08-02T17:25:06+00:00 May 17th, 2017|News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Themes: Call for Proposals

Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

The BSHS celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year, and in honour of this, Cambridge University Press has made Anna-K Mayer's fantastic BJHS piece, "‘I have been very fortunate…’. Brief report on the BSHS Oral History Project: ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’" freely available from now until the end of 2017. This article was originally [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:23:23+00:00 May 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

Free e-Book by Anita McConnell from the Whipple Museum

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science is extremely proud to publish as a free E-book Anita McConnell’s research monograph, A Survey of the Networks Bringing a Knowledge of Optical Glass-Working to the London Trade, 1500-1800. Originally completed in 1997, this work had long been recognized by colleagues as an important account of optical glass-making [...]

By | 2017-07-11T16:02:45+00:00 April 30th, 2017|News, Publications|Comments Off on Free e-Book by Anita McConnell from the Whipple Museum

Issue 07 of the Science Museum Group Journal Now Online

By Richard Nicholls The Spring 2017 issue of the Science Museum Group Journal is on the theme of Sound and Vision. Read it online here: http://journal.sciencemuseum.org.uk/issues/spring-2017/ Issue 07 of the Journal collects scholarly articles from research related to sound and vision from across the Group. Several of these focus on sound and visual elements within [...]

By | 2017-06-12T11:14:47+00:00 April 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Issue 07 of the Science Museum Group Journal Now Online

The New BSHS Translations Series

Translation is the life-blood of scientific communication as well as historical research. Without translators — often uncredited, and many of them women — new scientific ideas would not have been able to travel around the world. Reflecting its commitment to international learning, the BSHS is delighted to support an exciting new series of scholarly on-line [...]

By | 2017-01-29T10:46:54+00:00 January 6th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Publications|Comments Off on The New BSHS Translations Series