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Booking now open: ‘Science and the First World War: the aftermath’, Royal Society, 13 September 2018

Booking is now open for this one-day conference at the Royal Society on Thursday 13 September 2018. The conference is the third and final event in a series organised by the Leopoldina Academy, the Académie des Sciences and the Royal Society. This London event, in partnership with the British Society for the History of Science, [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:44:43+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

Bursaries for 2018 ESHS meeting

The DHST Historical Commission on Science, Technology and Diplomacy has three bursaries available to support travel and attendance of participants at the ESHS meeting in London this September. These awards will be of $500 (US Dollars). If there are more than three candidates, a selection in conferring the award will be made on the following basis: Career [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:40:05+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Grants, News|0 Comments

History of Science, Technology and Medicine (HSTM) Network Ireland

Annual conference, 26-27 October 2018 Keynote: Professor Nick Hopwood (University of Cambridge) on a visual history of embryos, tentatively titled 'Why you expect embryos when you're expecting.' Hosted at: The School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen's University Belfast. Call for Papers/Panels: For its upcoming conference, the HSTM Network invites proposals on all topics in [...]

By | 2018-06-16T06:37:54+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|0 Comments

The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme from The Royal Society

The Royal Society's Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme is named in memory of the eminent British historian Professor Lisa Jardine CBE FRS. The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme is designed to offer the opportunity for early career scholars to exploit history of science collections, including the Royal Society’s own, in support of their research in the field [...]

By | 2018-06-13T08:13:26+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Grants, News|0 Comments

Exhibition: Insects Through The Looking Glass

The BSHS is proud to help support the following exhibition through the award of an Outreach and Education Project Grant. Curators Chris Jeffs and Franziska Kohlt are organising this exhibition at the Story Museum in Oxford as part of National Insect Week. The main funders are the Royal Entomological Society. Insects Through The Looking Glass A very special [...]

New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

The British Journal for the History of Science is pleased to announce a new ‘Perspective’ section to appear semi-regularly in the Journal from 2019 onwards. Its contents will take one of three main forms: First, International Advisors of the British Society for the History of Science have been invited to contribute their views on the field in their home [...]

By | 2018-05-22T09:20:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on New ‘Perspective’ section in the BJHS

ESHS2018 registration is now open

Registration for the ESHS 2018 meeting to be held in London, 14-17 September, is now open at www.eshs2018.uk (click on ‘Book now’ at the top of the page in the middle). Early bird bookings close on 29 June. Details of the content of the meeting, which currently has more than 700 speakers, will be posted [...]

By | 2018-05-23T14:35:22+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ESHS2018 registration is now open

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 | 2018-05-17T20:15:42+00:00 May 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize Longlist

Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine Research Fellowships 2018/19

The Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine brings together educational, cultural and scientific institutions to promote public and academic understanding of the history of science, technology and medicine. The Consortium awards fellowships for researchers, produces events for academics and for the public and provides online resources for teaching, learning and research. Applications are [...]

By | 2018-05-15T09:27:55+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News|Comments Off on Consortium for History of Science, Technology and Medicine Research Fellowships 2018/19

2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists

You are invited to participate in the 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists. You will find the survey here. It is part of the ICSU-funded project ‘Gender gap in science’. The survey is available in seven languages (English, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese). Simply choose your language on the first page of [...]

By | 2018-05-11T07:56:03+00:00 May 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018 Global Survey of Mathematical, Computing, and Natural Scientists