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Save the Date: BSHS Conference 2019 (Edinburgh, 10th – 13th July)

The next BSHS Conference will take place in Edinburgh between 10th and 13th July 2019. Further details forthcoming.

By |2018-12-22T20:20:39+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Save the Date: BSHS Conference 2019 (Edinburgh, 10th – 13th July)

CFP: History of Science Society Annual Meeting (Utrecht, 2019)

Hosted by the Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences & the Humanities Department of Utrecht University, convening in the historic buildings of Utrecht University, the History of Science Society’s annual meeting is coming to Europe for the first time. Be part of the history of the history of science by joining HSS in Utrecht, the [...]

By |2019-01-12T15:50:29+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CFP: History of Science Society Annual Meeting (Utrecht, 2019)

How the Earth Drives our Evolution (30th January, Royal Institution)

In 'How the Earth Drives our Evolution', Professor Lewis Dartnell will investigate how features of our planet drove our evolution, influenced civilisations over millennia, and shape politics even today. Visit the Royal Institution website for more details. Image credit: Pixabay

By |2019-01-30T21:18:35+00:00December 22nd, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How the Earth Drives our Evolution (30th January, Royal Institution)

Public Talk – King Richard III: the resolution of a 500 year old cold case

King Richard III: the resolution of a 500 year old cold case 7.00pm to 8.30pm, Monday 26 November The Theatre, The Royal Institytion The 500 year old skeleton of Richard III was uncovered in 2012 and identified a year later. In this year's Genetics Society JBS Haldane Lecture, Turi King will discuss leading the international research team involved [...]

By |2018-12-06T21:51:14+00:00November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Public Talk – King Richard III: the resolution of a 500 year old cold case

Symposium: Sleep and Stress, Past and Present (7th December, The Royal Society)

Sleep and Stress, Past and Present 7th December 2018 9:00am—5:00pm Kohn Centre, The Royal Society A one-day interdisciplinary symposium in the Kohn Centre at the Royal Society, Sleep and Stress, Past and Present brings together expert scientists, medical practitioners, historians and literary critics to discuss the intersections between sleep and stress, both historically and in [...]

By |2018-12-23T18:13:57+00:00November 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Symposium: Sleep and Stress, Past and Present (7th December, The Royal Society)

The secret life of science (1st November at The Royal Institution)

We take the advance of science as given. But how does science really work? Who decides what the public gets to hear about? Are there too few scientists in the world or too many? At the Royal Institution on 1st November, Jeremy Baumberg will discuss how science really works, who decides what the public gets to [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:46:41+00:00October 11th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The secret life of science (1st November at The Royal Institution)

Marie Skłodowska Curie voted most significant woman in world history

Marie Skłodowska Curie has been voted the most significant woman in world history in a poll conducted by BBC History magazine. She was nominated by Patricia Fara, President of the British Society for the History of Science. The magazine compiled a shortlist of '100 women who changed the world', chosen by 10 experts, and asked its [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:56:42+00:00August 11th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Marie Skłodowska Curie voted most significant woman in world history

BSHS Conferences Committee: Guidance for successful applicants for financial support towards conferences and other events

The following guidance is presented to successful applicants - Dear applicant: The BSHS has agreed to award you up to £300 in support of your event. If you have any questions about this award please contact the Conferences Committee Secretary (Sam Robinson: [email protected]) Please note: Participation: it is a condition of BSHS funding that the [...]

By |2018-07-24T16:58:00+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Conferences Committee: Guidance for successful applicants for financial support towards conferences and other events

BSHS Conferences Committee: Financial support for conferences, workshops and similar events

Applications for financial support of conferences, workshops and similar events should be made to the Conferences Committee and directed to the Chair of the Committee at [email protected] The Conferences Committee supports research-oriented events associated with the history of science, broadly construed. BSHS is committed to ensuring diversity of participation across the range of events it [...]

By |2018-07-24T16:55:39+00:00July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Conferences Committee: Financial support for conferences, workshops and similar events

ESHS2018 registration is now open

Registration for the ESHS 2018 meeting to be held in London, 14-17 September, is now open at www.eshs2018.uk (click on ‘Book now’ at the top of the page in the middle). Early bird bookings close on 29 June. Details of the content of the meeting, which currently has more than 700 speakers, will be posted [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:46:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESHS2018 registration is now open

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