The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to invite nominations to the BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019. This prize is awarded once every two years to recognise outstanding digital engagement in the history of science, technology and medicine (HSTM). We interpret the term "digital engagement" broadly to include: publicly accessible websites, or clearly defined contributions to existing web-based [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Following a vote by BSHS members we are delighted to announce that the winner of the inaugural Ayrton Prize is the British Library for their project Voices of Science. There was strong competition amongst an excellent field but you, the members, chose to recognise the important contribution which Voices of Science is making not only to the scholarly [...]
Thank you for your vote! Voting closes at 3pm on 20 November 2015. The winner will be announced shortly thereafter.