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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+00:00November 7th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions, Prizes|Comments Off on Winner of the Great Exhibitions Competition!

Dingle Prize Winner 2015

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the 2015 Dingle Prize for the best book in history of science, technology and medicine accessible to a popular audience is awarded to Martin Rudwick for his book Earth’s Deep History: how it was discovered and why it matters (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). The judging was chaired by [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:38+00:00June 19th, 2015|Outreach and Education Competitions, Prizes|Comments Off on Dingle Prize Winner 2015

Great Exhibitions 2014 Winners

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee is delighted to announce that the 2014 Great Exhibitions prize for large displays has been awarded to the National Maritime Museum, London, for Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude. This wonderful exhibition can be seen until 4 January 2015. The small [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00November 27th, 2014|BSHS Announcements, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions, Prizes|Comments Off on Great Exhibitions 2014 Winners

Great Exhibitions 2012

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee is delighted to announce that first prize in the 2012 Great Exhibitions competition for large displays has been awarded to the Science Museum, London, for Codebreaker: Alan Turing’s Life and Legacy. Second prize was won by the Berlin Museum of Medical History at [...]

By |2012-12-14T18:13:14+00:00December 14th, 2012|BSHS Announcements, Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on Great Exhibitions 2012

2010 Perspectives on Science Competition Winners

The Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce the winners of its 2010 schools’ competition. The Prize was awarded for the best history of science essay written by an entrant into the Extended Project Qualification on ‘Perspectives on Science’, who also submitted their essay to the competition. The winning essay, entitled ‘How big is [...]

By |2017-11-10T10:04:18+00:00July 11th, 2010|Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on 2010 Perspectives on Science Competition Winners

2010 Great Exhibitions competition winner

The Outreach and Education Committee is very pleased to announce that first prize in the 2010 Great Exhibitions competition has been awarded to the Museo Galileo in Florence. Second prize was won by the Thackray Museum in Leeds for their exhibition “How William Astbury’s X-Ray Vision Changed the World”. The judges would like to thank [...]

By |2011-07-11T02:59:15+00:00July 11th, 2010|Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on 2010 Great Exhibitions competition winner

Designing Darwin Winners

The Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce the winners of its 2008 competition 'Designing Darwin'. This prize is awarded in three age categories for original designs that best illustrate the significance of Charles Darwin's birth bicentenary and the 150th birthday of his most famous work, On the Origin of Species in 2009. Age [...]

By |2017-11-10T10:04:18+00:00July 29th, 2008|Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on Designing Darwin Winners

2007 Image Competition Winner

The 2007 BSHS Outreach and Education Committee Image Prize competition was won by Joe Cain of University College London, for his image Connecting Threads. Download 'Connecting Threads' (jpeg, 1.3MB) This picture is freely available for download and use in teaching and outreach work; if you use it, please ensure you supply an appropriate [...]

By |2017-11-10T10:04:18+00:00July 11th, 2007|Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on 2007 Image Competition Winner

2007 Image Competition Runner Up

The runner-up for the 2007 BSHS Outreach and Education Committee Image Prize was Helen-Frances Pilkington of the University of Cambridge, for her image Everyday Items, or Newton's Experimental Instruments. This picture is freely available for download and use in teaching and outreach work; if you use it, please ensure you supply an appropriate [...]

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