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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

Click here for up-to-date information about our Project Grants 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 [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:05:54+00:00May 3rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on BSHS OEC Project Grants: Deadline May 15th

From radioactive spa treatments to the taxonomy of snacks: BSHS Engagement Fellows 2016-2017

In 2016 the BSHS successfully launched an innovative scheme to promote the history of science and technology in the heritage sector: the BSHS Engagement Fellowships. The scheme was designed with two key goals. The first was to support archives and museums (a sector that is receiving dwindling state subsidy) to be able to tell new [...]

By |2020-02-19T17:45:29+00:00September 1st, 2017|Blog, Engagement Fellowships, Museums, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on From radioactive spa treatments to the taxonomy of snacks: BSHS Engagement Fellows 2016-2017

Dingle Prize Result

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the 2017 Dingle Prize, for the best book in history of science, technology and medicine accessible to a popular audience, is awarded to Andrea Wulf for her remarkable book The Invention of Nature: the Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science. London: John Murray, 2015. The judging was chaired by [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00May 22nd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dingle Prize Result

Ayrton Prize Winner

The BSHS is delighted to award the second Ayrton Prize, for digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine, to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for their project REACH - Raising Engineering Awareness through the Conduit of History. This valuable set of educational resources, which has the potential to grow significantly through collaborations in the future, [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Ayrton Prize Winner

Guidelines: BSHS Travel Guide Assignment

The BSHS Travel Guide can serve as a useful basis for assignments at any level – as the equivalent to an essay/report of somewhere between 500 and 1000 words. Articles should: List the physical location details of the site, and where appropriate link to a page with information about opening hours and admissions costs. Give a narrative [...]

By |2017-05-17T13:19:40+00:00January 29th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Guidelines: BSHS Travel Guide Assignment

The New BSHS Translations Series

Translation is the life-blood of scientific communication as well as historical research. Without translators — often uncredited, and many of them women — new scientific ideas would not have been able to travel around the world. Reflecting its commitment to international learning, the BSHS is delighted to support an exciting new series of scholarly on-line [...]

By |2017-01-29T10:46:54+00:00January 6th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Publications|Comments Off on The New BSHS Translations Series

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!

Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

Starting this month, New Scientist magazine will be running regular history of science features, and the BSHS’s own Dr. Patricia Fara has written the first one! You can read her article on Émilie du Châtelet, a remarkable figure in the History of Science who has too often been overshadowed by those studying Voltaire, Newton, or even Locke. Patricia sat [...]

By |2016-05-25T14:25:29+00:00May 25th, 2016|Mathematics and statistics, Multimedia, Outreach and Education, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview With Dr. Patricia Fara

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

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