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Interview: Martha Fleming

Viewpoint Editor Hazel Blair speaks to Martha Fleming about her work in the history of science. Martha is a historian of science, curator, and artist with an interdisciplinary career spanning several decades. She is currently a Senior Researcher at the British Museum. Who or what first turned you towards the history of science? I have always been [...]

By |2018-05-18T11:03:31+00:00May 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Interview: Martha Fleming

2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

Established to commemorate the historian of science Professor John Pickstone, the Pickstone Prize is awarded every two years to the best scholarly book in the history of science. The winning book will mark a major advance in the understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. We are delighted to announce that our 2018 longlist is: [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:47:14+00:00May 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

Spring 2018

BSHS President Dr Patrica Fara Dear BSHS members, I'm writing to you with news of a very special event. This year's winner of the Dingle Prize is Andrea Wulf, an extremely prestigious author who has written a wonderful book about Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature. This summer she has declined all invitations to [...]

By |2018-04-16T08:47:59+00:00April 16th, 2018|Presidential Message|Comments Off on Spring 2018

Patricia Fara on In Our Time

We are pleased to announce that Patricia Fara, President of the British Society for the History of Science and Director of Studies at Clare College, Cambridge will appear as a guest on In Our Time on Thursday 22nd Februrary at 9am (repeated at 9.30pm) discussing the life and work of Rosalind Franklin.

By |2018-10-12T16:01:13+00:00February 15th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Patricia Fara on In Our Time

Remembering David Knight (1936-2018)

With deep regret we report the recent death of David Knight, former President of the British Society for the History of Science and editor of the journal. Eminent as a historian of chemistry, and specialising in Romanticism and the works of Humphry Davy, he was Professor of the History of Science at the University of [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:06:55+00:00January 25th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Remembering David Knight (1936-2018)

Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Issue 8 of the Science Museum Group Journal is now available to read online here. The Science Museum Group Journal (ISSN: 2054-5770) is an open-access online publication presenting the global research community with peer-reviewed papers that are relevant to SMG’s collections and practice and to the wider international science museum community. Issue 8 includes papers authored by [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:10:02+00:00January 10th, 2018|News, Publications|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Journal: Issue 8

Mendel’s Martyrs

By Kersten Hall, University of Leeds When the Czech biologist Vítĕslav Orel wanted to discuss his work, he knew better than to do so in his office or on the telephone. Instead, he would go out onto a busy street where it was far less likely that he would be overheard by the secret police [...]

By |2019-01-25T20:01:41+00:00December 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Mendel’s Martyrs

Travel Guide: Kirkdale Cave

By Gregory Radick, Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Leeds Kirkdale Cave was discovered by quarrymen in the summer of 1821.  What made the discovery noteworthy were the cracked fragments of bones packed into – and even sticking out of – the mud caking the cave’s floor, from animals similar to modern hyenas, [...]

By |2019-01-25T20:01:47+00:00December 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Travel Guide: Kirkdale Cave

BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2017

BJHS rounds off its golden volume with a typically diverse set of articles, stretching over 400 years in time, and bridging in space England, Italy, France, Scotland and the Netherlands. Anna Marie Roos takes us on tour in early eighteenth-century Italy with Martin Folkes, a freemason, numismatist and Newtonian protégé, to discover how he saw [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:10:24+00:00December 1st, 2017|BJHS Preview|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2017

OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee were delighted to receive news of a project that was given one of our Project Grants this autumn. We’d like to extend our warm thanks to Caroline Goodson for conceiving and delivering this fantastic project. She has passed on the following report: 2017 marks the 400th anniversary of [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:08:08+00:00November 28th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Grants, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on OEC Project Grant: Celebrating 400th anniversary of Elias Ashmole

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