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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 [...]

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 16th August deadline

Click here for up-to-date information about our Project Grants The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 16th August [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:00:22+00:00July 28th, 2019|Grants, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 16th August deadline

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

Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

The BSHS OEC are delighted to present the first of their Engagement Fellowship opportunities for 2019, to be hosted by Essex Record Office. Within the varied holdings of the Essex Record Office (ERO) are a number of collections of value for researching the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. These include over 100,000 photographs [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:02:01+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

15-16 May 2020, National Railway Museum, York British Society for the History of Science / Science Museum Group Tim Boon and Ludmilla Jordanova - convenors Deadline for proposals: Friday 6th September. Please send a title and outline of around 300 words to: [email protected] with the subject ‘Public History of Science Conference’ The term ‘public history’ [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:31:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

History of Science and Prisons Education

Rosie Reynolds, Higher Education Policy Officer at the Prisoners Education Trust would like to extend a warm welcome to BSHS members to an event at Durham University on 29th July. The event will be exploring the provision of science education in prisons. There have been some very imaginative examples of this the Royal Astronomical Society [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:03:18+00:00June 19th, 2019|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on History of Science and Prisons Education

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

BSHS Outreach & Engagement Committee seeks new Postgraduate Representative

Are you passionate about communicating HSTM to a wide range of audiences? Do you want to be involved in funding fantastic projects that promote the field? Would you like to help shape how the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) supports postgraduate researchers? Then this is the role for you! The BSHS is [...]

By |2019-07-18T21:05:11+00:00June 5th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Outreach & Engagement Committee seeks new Postgraduate Representative

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

Click here for up-to-date information about our Project Grants The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Engagement Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support engagement and outreach projects in the history of science. These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline is Friday 17th May [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:01:57+00:00April 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 17th May deadline

History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Charles Darwin, Detection, and Discovery in the Galapagos Islands (1831-35) 12:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2019, Milstein Exhibition Room, University Library, Cambridge The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to be supporting this event via our Project Grants scheme. In the bleak midwinter of England in December 1831, Charles Darwin sailed [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, BSHS Announcements, General Events, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

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