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BJHS seeks new Editor

The time has come to begin the search for a new editor for the British Journal for the History of Science to succeed Charlotte Sleigh, who has most effectively taken the helm for the last few years. If you are interested in this role, please contact the Executive Secretary at [email protected] Charlotte is happy to respond to [...]

By |2019-03-12T22:47:51+00:00March 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS seeks new Editor

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 |2019-02-22T16:53:59+00:00February 22nd, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications, Singer Prize|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 1 2019

2nd Call for Submissions – Women in the History of Science: A Liberating the Curriculum Sourcebook

Deadline February 28th 2019 We are asking for: Sources and explanatory text for a history of science sourcebook that focuses on women in science (broadly construed) from a global perspective, from antiquity to the present day. We are particularly interested in early modern, medieval, and ancient sources, alongside sources that explore women’s knowledge production beyond Europe Aims: [...]

By |2019-03-02T19:16:37+00:00February 6th, 2019|News, Publications|Comments Off on 2nd Call for Submissions – Women in the History of Science: A Liberating the Curriculum Sourcebook

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+00:00July 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00June 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+00:00June 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+00:00May 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+00:00May 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

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