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BSHS Twitter Conference

Wednesday 12th February 2020   The British Society for the History of Science is delighted to announce our first digital conference, using the social media platform Twitter. This one-day conference, on the theme of global and international histories of STEM, is a great chance to get creative! Embracing the novel ‘presentation’ style with this new [...]

By |2019-10-01T13:12:16+00:00October 1st, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News|Comments Off on BSHS Twitter Conference

Climate Strike: BSHS digital stop

On 20 September BSHS is standing with young climate strikers in their global #ClimateStrike on the streets with a digital stop.  We demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and business as usual.  We ask our leaders to put in place systems and laws that will enable citizens to achieve net zero emissions [...]

By |2019-09-18T11:17:59+00:00September 18th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News|Comments Off on Climate Strike: BSHS digital stop

BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

Caption: An early illustration of Moby Dick, or, the editor apologises for any violence inflicted upon papers in the course of her ministrations. Well.  How five years can zip by.  This time five years ago the people of Scotland narrowly voted to remain part of the United Kingdom.  President Obama announced the resumption [...]

By |2019-09-18T10:56:38+00:00September 18th, 2019|BJHS, BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 3 2019

BJHS Developments

Earlier this year, the outgoing BJHS editor, Professor Charlotte Sleigh, announced three new initiatives for the journal:Science in Translation will provide open-access, English-language versions of texts whose translation would be of benefit to colleagues, and will link them with scholarly commentaries provided by their translators.Retrospectives will encourage senior scholars to reflect on their own experiences of how [...]

By |2019-07-18T20:31:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|BJHS, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Developments

Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

OUTSTANDING museum exhibitions from across the globe have been recognised by the BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018.The Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology took home the prize in the Large category for its FOLK: From Racial Types to DNA exhibition. BSHS judges praised the museum’s exploration of the history of scientific attitudes towards race and [...]

By |2019-07-15T19:58:12+00:00July 14th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Winners Announced: BSHS Great Exhibitions Prize 2018

Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

The BSHS OEC are delighted to present the first of their Engagement Fellowship opportunities for 2019, to be hosted by Essex Record Office. Within the varied holdings of the Essex Record Office (ERO) are a number of collections of value for researching the history of science, technology, engineering and medicine. These include over 100,000 photographs [...]

By |2019-08-05T21:02:01+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Call for Applications: BSHS Engagement Fellowship at Essex Record Office

BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

The June issue of BJHS is a special issue, titled London 1600-1800: Communities of Natural Knowledge and Artificial Practice and edited by Jim Bennett and Rebekah Higgitt. An outcome of Higgitt’s Metropolitan Science research project and its opening workshop, it examines some of the collective practical and knowledge cultures that developed within early modern London’s [...]

By |2019-06-26T17:26:47+00:00June 25th, 2019|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 2 2019

Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

15-16 May 2020, National Railway Museum, York British Society for the History of Science / Science Museum Group Tim Boon and Ludmilla Jordanova - convenors Deadline for proposals: Friday 6th September. Please send a title and outline of around 300 words to: [email protected] with the subject ‘Public History of Science Conference’ The term ‘public history’ [...]

By |2019-06-25T16:31:28+00:00June 25th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Museums, News, Outreach and Education|Comments Off on Conference – The Public History of Science, Technology, Medicine & Mathematics: Category, Practice and Future

BSHS Hughes Prize – Shortlist Announced

The BSHS has unveiled the shortlist for its coveted Hughes Prize. Five exceptional books will now be read by judges before the winner is revealed later this year. Among those singled out is a publication which tells the opening of London’s British Museum through the story of the man who created it, and another which [...]

By |2019-06-12T18:33:56+00:00June 12th, 2019|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS Hughes Prize – Shortlist Announced

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BSHS members get an exclusive 30% off a personal subscription to Notes and Records.

20% discount off Ashgate publications

BSHS members get an exclusive 20% off all Ashgate publications.