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Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

In the first post about our 2019 BSHS Engagement Fellowships, Lewis C. Smith, PhD student at the University of Essex, and Richard Anderson, Archives and Collections Lead at Essex Record Office, Chelmsford, describe the work Lewis did on the archives of the Marconi Company. That work will feed into a project to digitise the [...]

By |2020-05-21T16:55:24+00:00February 19th, 2020|Blog, Engagement Fellowships, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, Museums, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on Photographing the Air with the Marconi Photographic Section: BSHS Engagement Fellowship

BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019 Winners Announced

Every two years our Outreach and Engagement Committee awards the BSHS Ayrton Prize for digital or online engagement. After deliberating over an impressive number and variety of submissions, our judging panel have announced two joint-winners for the 2019 prize, and would like to commend a further two projects for their exceptional quality. [...]

By |2020-05-09T22:48:31+00:00February 12th, 2020|Ayrton Prize, BSHS Announcements, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes, Recent OEC Activities, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BSHS Ayrton Prize 2019 Winners Announced

Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo

Writer James Delbourgo who revealed the founding collection of the British Museum was acquired using the profits of slavery has won a top history of science book prize. 'Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum' reveals how collector and physician Sloane made his fortune by treating slaves and their [...]

By |2020-05-09T22:48:38+00:00February 3rd, 2020|BSHS Announcements, Hughes Prize, News, Outreach and Education, Prizes|Comments Off on Inaugural BSHS Hughes Prize awarded to James Delbourgo