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Open Hearts, Racing Pulses: Valentine’s Late at the Royal College of Nursing

12 February 2020, 6 – 9pm FREE! Over 18s only. Booking online: https://rcnvalentineslate.eventbrite.co.uk Venue: Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square London W1G 0RN Nearest tube: Oxford Circus/Bond Street Get romantic in preparation for Valentine’s Day with the RCN and the Surgery & Emotion project at the University of Roehampton. Explore the rich feelings associated [...]

By |2020-01-23T20:35:13+00:00January 23rd, 2020|General Events, News|0 Comments

Public Lecture at The Royal Institution: ‘How to pull the north pole off a magnet’

7.00pm to 8.30pm, Monday 17 February The Theatre, The Royal Institution In physics, why is it that things can have an electric charge, but not a magnetic charge? Can you get a magnet with only a north or south pole? This talk explores the magnetic monopoles theoretically predicted to exist in ‘spin ices’. Join Felix [...]

By |2020-01-23T20:24:31+00:00January 23rd, 2020|News, Seminars & Public Lectures|0 Comments

‘The State of the Discipline’: President’s Call for Annual Conference Symposium

What is the state of the HPS / STS discipline as we enter the third decade of the 21st century? Are we growing in size or diminishing? What are our relations with neighbouring disciplines? How well do we fare in grant capture and funding the next generations of workers in our field? How does [...]

By |2020-01-23T20:19:14+00:00January 23rd, 2020|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, News|0 Comments

Open to Applications: the Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme

The Lisa Jardine Grant scheme is currently open to applications. Grants are available to PhD students and early career researchers in history of science, and other interdisciplinary studies combining humanities and the natural sciences. The scheme offers funding for: Extended research trips for UK and overseas-based researchers to use the Royal Society’s own rich [...]

By |2020-01-16T20:37:07+00:00January 16th, 2020|Grants, News|0 Comments

RAF Museum Conference 2020: Call for Papers (Deadline 31st January)

‘THE RAF in a WORLD TRANSFORMED, 1945-1949’ RAF Museum, London 28th September 2020 The Royal Air Force Museum is pleased to announce a call for papers for its conference on ‘THE RAF in a WORLD TRANSFORMED, 1945-1949’ which will be held on 28 September 2020. This conference will explore the RAF’s transition from war [...]

By |2020-01-07T15:50:46+00:00January 7th, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on RAF Museum Conference 2020: Call for Papers (Deadline 31st January)

‘Materia Medica’: British Society for the History of Pharmacy Annual Conference, 27th – 29th March 2020

'Materia Medica': British Society for the History of Pharmacy Annual Conference Manchester, 27th-29th March 2020 Registration is free for students For more information on the programme and booking please follow the link: https://www.bshp.org/events/ShowEvent.asp?E=31 Or contact the conference organiser Briony Hudson at [email protected]

By |2020-01-07T14:39:41+00:00January 7th, 2020|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Postgraduates|Comments Off on ‘Materia Medica’: British Society for the History of Pharmacy Annual Conference, 27th – 29th March 2020

Repatriation, a short guide to some of the resources

By Johanna Parker Anyone working in collecting institutions that contain human remains are likely to have encountered the debates around repatriation.  I have worked in the area for many years as both a government employee and as part of my studies and I am often asked who are the key writers in [...]

By |2020-01-08T13:43:00+00:00January 7th, 2020|News, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Repatriation, a short guide to some of the resources

Deadline Extension – BSHS Annual Conference

In recognition of both the industrial action which many scholars in UK Higher Education institutions were involved in during November and December, and the difficulty of coordinating submissions over the holiday period, the BSHS Conferences Committee is pleased to announce an extension to its Call for Papers and Symposia for the BSHS Annual Conference [...]

By |2020-01-06T19:03:50+00:00January 6th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, BSHS Conferences, News|Comments Off on Deadline Extension – BSHS Annual Conference

2020 with the BSHS

2020 is set to be huge year for the BSHS, as we plan three conferences and the awarding of several grants and prizes. Conferences In February, we'll be making our first foray into digital conferencing with our Global Histories Twitter Conference (Wednesday 12th February) before heading to Leeds in Spring for our [...]

By |2020-01-04T14:33:29+00:00January 4th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on 2020 with the BSHS

Fellowships at the Beckman Centre (Science History Institute)

https://www.sciencehistory.org/fellowships Science History Institute Fellowships The Beckman Center at the Science History Institute offers fellowships on an annual cycle for scholars doing research on our collections or in the history and social studies of chemistry, chemical engineering, and the life sciences. Fellows are expected to participate in biweekly informal writing groups and give at least [...]

By |2020-01-04T13:53:10+00:00January 4th, 2020|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Fellowships at the Beckman Centre (Science History Institute)

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