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Florence Bell: The Other ‘Dark Lady of DNA’?

By Kersten Hall, University of Leeds When Florence Bell addressed a group of delegates about research into textile fibres at the Institute of Physics conference held in Leeds in 1939, she probably wasn’t expecting to shatter any fundamental physical laws of the universe. Yet to read the press reports that followed her presentation you could [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:21:42+00:00July 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Florence Bell: The Other ‘Dark Lady of DNA’?

Celebrating 50 Volumes of the BJHS!

The British Journal for the History of Science (BJHS) is celebrating 50 volumes just as the BSHS celebrates its 70th anniversary. In celebration of this great achievement, Editor Dr. Charlotte Sleigh has commissioned a virtual special issue for which each surviving former editor nominated one favourite paper from their period of tenure. As you can imagine, [...]

By |2019-06-25T17:45:39+00:00June 19th, 2017|BJHS Preview, Publications|Comments Off on Celebrating 50 Volumes of the BJHS!

Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’

The BSHS celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year, and in honour of this, Cambridge University Press has made Anna-K Mayer's fantastic BJHS piece, "‘I have been very fortunate…’. Brief report on the BSHS Oral History Project: ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’" freely available from now until the end of 2017. This article was originally [...]

By |2018-10-12T16:23:23+00:00May 11th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on Revisiting Anna-K Mayer’s ‘The history of science in Britain, 1945–65’