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BSHS Engagement Fellowship

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) is delighted to announce the second 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. This scheme will fund the placement of Master’s or PhD students with heritage [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:21:09+00:00September 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellowship

CFP: ‘The Evolution of the Museum’

'The Evolution of the Museum' - Science Museum, London, 13-14th July 2017 A workshop in the 'Universal Histories, Universal Museums' project funded by the AHRC ‘Care for the Future: Thinking Forward through the Past’ and the LABEX ‘Pasts in the Present’ programmes. https://universalhistories.org/ Call for Papers Museums are emergent entities - and the evolution of [...]

By |2017-04-30T14:49:42+00:00April 13th, 2017|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on CFP: ‘The Evolution of the Museum’

Society for the History of Technology Prizes

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits: The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00March 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Society for the History of Technology Prizes

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

BSHS Engagement Fellowships: Hosts Announced

The BSHS is delighted to have awarded our first BSHS Engagement Fellowships to support small and local museums, archives, galleries and libraries whose collections connect to themes in the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. This scheme funds the placement of Master’s or PhD students with heritage organisations and museums for the equivalent of a month’s work (timescales [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00November 21st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Engagement Fellowships: Hosts Announced

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!

CFP: Object Lessons and Nature Tables

Object Lessons and Nature Tables: Research Collaborations Between Historians of Science and University Museums University of Reading, 23 September 2016 With the 'material turn' in the humanities, historians of science are paying greater and greater attention to collections of all kinds, and to their complex structures and histories. University museum collections in the UK and [...]

By |2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00April 18th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums|Comments Off on CFP: Object Lessons and Nature Tables

30% discount off Royal Society Notes and Records

BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.

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BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.