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Prizes

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2019 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

The British Society for the History of Science invites book nominations for the 2019 Dingle Prize. In keeping with the Society’s concern to communicate history of science to broad audiences, the 2019 Dingle Prize will be offered for the best book in the history of science, technology, and medicine, first published in English in 2017 [...]

By | 2018-12-12T16:11:39+00:00 November 14th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on 2019 Dingle Prize: Book Nominations Open

2019 DHST Prize Competition for Recent PhDs

Scheme The International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPST/DHST), invites submissions for the fifth DHST Prize for Young Scholars, to be awarded in 2019 and presented in 2021. Initiated at the 22nd International Congress of History of Science in 2005 held in Beijing, [...]

By | 2018-12-06T21:48:56+00:00 October 1st, 2018|News, Prizes|Comments Off on 2019 DHST Prize Competition for Recent PhDs

BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

The BSHS Outreach and Education Committee is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth 'Great Exhibitions' competition. This prize is a biennial award for exhibits on the history of science, medicine and technology, kindly funded by the B.Gee bequest. The winner of the 2016 competition was the Adler Planetarium. Chicago, for their display ‘What [...]

By | 2018-10-22T16:46:51+00:00 September 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS ‘Great Exhibitions’ Prize Open for Entries

2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced

    The 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize has been awarded to Michael Wintroub for his book The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) Judge Charlotte Sleigh, editor of the British Journal for the History of Science, described The Voyage of Thought as: ‘Extraordinary. This book changed my [...]

By | 2018-10-01T17:35:57+00:00 September 17th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced

2018 Singer Prize winner announced

The BSHS is delighted to announce the winner and runner-up for the 2018 Singer Prize, which is awarded every two years to the writer of an unpublished essay, based on original research into any aspect of the history of science, technology or medicine. This year's winner is: Pierre Verschueren, ‘“Great things are done when (Wo)Men & [...]

By | 2018-07-18T08:19:08+00:00 July 18th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Prizes, Singer Prize|Comments Off on 2018 Singer Prize winner announced

2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS) Pickstone Prize is this country’s most prestigious award for the best scholarly book in the history of science and medicine in English. The BSHS is delighted to announce the 2018 shortlist. The five shortlisted books represent exciting new advances in understanding and interpreting science’s past. They are: 1. [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:41:48+00:00 June 28th, 2018|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize Shortlist

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 | 2018-10-12T15:47:14+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 | 2018-10-12T16:07:34+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 | 2018-10-12T16:22:24+00:00 July 17th, 2017|News, Prizes|Comments Off on Call for nominations for the 2017 BSHM Neumann Prize