The BSHS awards a number of different Prizes in the history of science, technology and medicine, including the Singer Prize, the Dingle Prize, and the Ivan Slade Prize.

The Singer Prize is awarded every two years in even numbered years (2008, 2010… etc) to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. The Prize is intended for younger scholars or recent entrants into the profession. Please note that the deadline for submissions for the 2008 Singer Prize is 15 December 2008.

All three prizes are for £300, and are usually presented at the BSHS annual conference. The Society will contribute towards the winner’s travel expenses for attending the meeting. For more details and earlier winners of all three prizes, go to the BSHS website, at:

Dr Viviane Quirke

Centre for Health, Medicine and Society: Past and Present T 535 Oxford Brookes University Gispy Lane Oxford OX3 0BP

Secretary of the British Society for the History of Science