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Outreach and Education

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2018 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

The British Society for the History of Science invites book nominations for the 2019 Dingle Prize. In keeping with the Society’s concern to communicate history of science to broad audiences, the 2019 Dingle Prize will be offered for the best book in the history of science, technology, and medicine, first published in English in 2017 [...]

By | 2018-11-14T13:28:34+00:00 November 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|0 Comments

BSHS OEC Project Grants – 15th November deadline

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science.  These are currently awarded on a quarterly basis. The next upcoming deadline is November 15th, which is the final round for 2018. These ‘project’ grants are intended to generate [...]

By | 2018-10-28T17:06:36+00:00 October 28th, 2018|Grants, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 15th November deadline

Local Narratives of a Global Pandemic: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the George Marshall Medical Museum, Worcester

In the second post in our series about BSHS Engagement Fellowships, we hear about a project at the George Marshall Medical Museum (GMMM) in Worcester. Laura Mainwaring, PhD student at the University of Leicester, and Louise Price, curator at GMMM, describe their collaboration on local historical research that will complement the touring exhibition “Spanish Flu” [...]

By | 2018-10-19T21:28:52+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Local Narratives of a Global Pandemic: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the George Marshall Medical Museum, Worcester

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 | 2018-10-22T16:46:51+00:00 September 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

BSHS OEC Project Grants: Extended Deadline Aug 23rd

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science.  We have recently structured these to be awarded on a quarterly basis. The next deadline (previously advertised as August 15th) has been postponed to August 23rd. These grants are [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:40:20+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Extended Deadline Aug 23rd

Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

The BSHS is proud to help support the following exhibition through the award of an Outreach and Education Project Grant. Curators Chris Jeffs and Franziska Kohlt are organising this exhibition at the Story Museum in Oxford as part of National Insect Week. The main funders are the Royal Entomological Society. Insects Through The Looking Glass A very special [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:19:12+00:00 June 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science. These are offered on a quarterly basis, and we would like to invite applications for the next deadline: 15th May. These grants are intended to generate engagement with the history [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:50:27+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

BSHS Engagement Fellowship – Jamaican Natural Science collections at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

We are pleased to announce the opportunity for a current postgraduate student working in the history of science, technology and medicine, or a closely-related field, to work with the Curator of Natural Science at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery to research the Jamaican Natural Science collections. The Fellowship is worth £2,000 which will support up [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:01:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellowship – Jamaican Natural Science collections at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

BSHS Engagement Fellow – George Marshall Medical Museum

Deadline for applications: 23 February 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: End September 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 George Marshall Medical Museum (GMMM), Worcester, is delighted to be hosting a British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Engagement Fellowship during 2018. Supported by the BSHS, this post will enable a current postgraduate student [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:09:15+00:00 December 8th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellow – George Marshall Medical Museum

BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories

Deadline for applications: Monday 15 January 2018 Shortlisted candidates to be interviewed via Skype on Wednesday 24 January 2018 Fellowship to be completed by: end June 2018 Fee payable to Fellow: £2000 The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge, is delighted to be hosting a BSHS Engagement Fellowship in the [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:10:49+00:00 November 27th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellow – The Polar Museum – Climate Histories