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Hosts wanted for our next round of BSHS Engagement Fellows

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is delighted to announce the third iteration of a scheme to support small and local museums, archives, galleries and libraries whose collections connect to themes in the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. The BSHS is inviting museums and archives to apply to the scheme [...]

By |2019-01-19T21:45:34+00:00December 13th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Hosts wanted for our next round of BSHS Engagement Fellows

2019 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 |2019-02-06T18:09:40+00:00November 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on 2019 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

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 |2019-02-06T18:11:03+00:00October 28th, 2018|Grants, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants – 15th November deadline

A long cold look at the history of climate change: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the Polar Museum, Cambridge

In the final post in our series about BSHS Engagement Fellowships, we hear about a project at the Polar Museum, at the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge. Ed Armston-Sheret, PhD student at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Charlotte Connelly, curator at the Polar Museum describe how Ed’s research will provide visitors to the [...]

By |2019-02-06T21:39:18+00:00October 25th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on A long cold look at the history of climate change: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the Polar Museum, Cambridge

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 |2019-02-06T21:39:11+00:00October 18th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Local Narratives of a Global Pandemic: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at the George Marshall Medical Museum, Worcester

Jamaican Natural History collections at Bristol – First steps in a BSHS Engagement Fellowship

Over the last three years the BSHS has run Engagement Fellowships. These Fellowships are opportunities for postgraduate students to collaborate with museums, archives and other heritage organisations. The collaborations generate new engagement activities, exhibition content or resources that are based on emerging scholarship in History of Science. Over the next three weeks we will be [...]

By |2019-02-06T21:39:58+00:00October 11th, 2018|Blog, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Jamaican Natural History collections at Bristol – First steps in a BSHS Engagement Fellowship

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 |2019-02-06T19:29:28+00:00September 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 |2019-01-25T19:57:09+00:00August 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 |2019-01-25T19:21:20+00:00June 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 |2019-01-25T19:22:31+00:00May 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

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