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Prizes

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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

2018 BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture

Every two years, the British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) awards its Dingle Prize for the best popular book on scientific history. This year's winner is Andrea Wulf, who has written a wonderful book about Alexander von Humboldt, The Invention of Nature. She has generously agreed to lecture for us at the Science [...]

By | 2018-05-03T09:34:57+00:00 April 16th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Dingle Prize Lecture

Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

Nominations are invited for the British Society for the History of Science’s prestigious Pickstone Prize for 2018. The Prize aims to recognize pioneering works that advance the scholarly understanding and interpretation of the scientific past. In focusing on academic books, it complements the Society’s Dingle Prize, which rewards engagement with broader audiences. Established in 2014 [...]

By | 2018-01-23T18:29:29+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on Nominations invited for BSHS Pickstone Prize 2018

Call for nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize

The British Society for the History of Mathematics is pleased to announce the biennial Neumann Prize for 2017.  The prize is awarded for a book in English (including books in translation) dealing with the history of mathematics and aimed at a non-specialist readership, and published in 2015 or later.  There is no further restriction on [...]

By | 2017-07-17T10:10:20+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News, Prizes|Comments Off on Call for nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize

Dingle Prize Result

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the 2017 Dingle Prize, for the best book in history of science, technology and medicine accessible to a popular audience, is awarded to Andrea Wulf for her remarkable book The Invention of Nature: the Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science. London: John Murray, 2015. The judging was chaired by [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dingle Prize Result

Ayrton Prize Winner

The BSHS is delighted to award the second Ayrton Prize, for digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine, to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for their project REACH - Raising Engineering Awareness through the Conduit of History. This valuable set of educational resources, which has the potential to grow significantly through collaborations in the future, [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Ayrton Prize Winner

Society for the History of Technology Prizes

The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits: The Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits was established in 1985, through the generosity of Bern Dibner, to recognize excellence in museums and museum exhibits that interpret the history of technology, industry, and engineering to the general public. Winning exhibits, in addition to being well designed [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Society for the History of Technology Prizes

BSHS Ayrton Prize: Call for Applications

In 2015 The British Society for the History of Science launched a new prize recognising outstanding web projects and digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). The prize name was chosen by members of the BSHS from a shortlist to recognize the major contributions of Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) to numerous scientific fields, especially electrical [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:15+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS Ayrton Prize: Call for Applications

Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize

New Academic Writing Prize – Submission date reminder: March 1, 2017. The March 1st deadline is fast approaching to submit for the new Science Museum Group Journal writing prize. Designed to encourage and reward research articles by talented early career scholars, the £500 prize will be awarded for the best original research article that addresses [...]

By | 2017-03-01T11:45:42+00:00 January 19th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Prizes|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Journal Writing Prize

Winner of the Great Exhibitions Competition!

The BSHS is delighted to announce that the winner of the fourth Great Exhibitions Competition, is the Adler Planetarium, Chicago for their innovative display, What is a Planet? They have put together an engaging exhibition which draws on cutting-edge research to provide a fascinating and immersive visitor experience. In judging the entries, the Outreach and [...]

By | 2017-01-29T11:26:32+00:00 November 7th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Outreach and Education Competitions, Prizes|Comments Off on Winner of the Great Exhibitions Competition!