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 exhibition category was won by the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard University for Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy (in 3 Parts). If you hurry you can still catch this fantastic display, which is due to finish on 5 December 2014.
As well as being visually stunning both exhibits drew on the latest thinking in the history of science, technology and medicine to inform their displays. The standard of submissions was extremely high, with entrants from a broad range of regions, including North America, Europe and Britain, covering varied subject areas in the history of science, technology and medicine, from engineering and hospital medicine to natural history and science in society. The judges would like to thank and congratulate all the institutions and individuals who prepared entries to the competition.