BSHS Conference 2022

The British Society for the History of Science Annual Conference is the largest event in the BSHS calender. This year’s conference will again take place in person from Wednesday, 20 July to Saturday, 23 July 2022, at Queen’s University Belfast. Registration is now open: https://bshs-conference.org.uk/?tribe_events=bshs-conference-belfast-2022 All conference information can be found here: https://bshs-conference.org.uk/ Location: Programme: Wednesday, … More BSHS Conference 2022

Doctors for Export

Prof. Greta Jones Emeritus Professor, Ulster University The origins of this book are in 2004. In that year, due  to the generosity  of  the Wellcome Trust, I received a grant allowing two years respite from teaching and administration at Ulster University to investigate the history of Irish doctor emigration from Ireland. The period chosen was … More Doctors for Export

The Character of Scientific Speech: John Tyndall’s American Lecture Tour

Diarmid A. Finnegan Geography, School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University, Belfast In September 1872, lists of visiting speakers appearing in the advertising columns of American newspapers gave every impression that the upcoming lecture season would prove to be the best yet. “What a cataract of foreign manufactures we are to have,” one writer … More The Character of Scientific Speech: John Tyndall’s American Lecture Tour

CHOMI Seminar Series – How the pipeline ran dry: towards a critical historiography of the antibiotic pipeline (1970 2020), 7th April at 4:15pm

Please join us on April 7th at 4:15 pm for the final event in our Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (CHOMI) spring seminar series: How the pipeline ran dry: towards a critical historiography of the antibiotic pipeline  (1970 2020). Mirza Alas Portillo (UCD School of History) The world relies on antimicrobial drugs to treat many infections in … More CHOMI Seminar Series – How the pipeline ran dry: towards a critical historiography of the antibiotic pipeline (1970 2020), 7th April at 4:15pm

Trinity College’s Medical and Health Humanities Lunchtime Seminar Series: “They attached no blame to the staff in charge”: The Role of Dublin Workhouse Officials in Preventing and Contributing to Institutional Mortality, 1872-1913’, April 6th at 12:30pm.

‘“They attached no blame to the staff in charge”: The Role of Dublin Workhouse Officials in Preventing and Contributing to Institutional Mortality, 1872-1913’ a seminar by Shelby Zimmerman (TCD) as part of the Medical and Health Humanities Lunchtime Seminar Series in association with Trinity Long Room Hub. The Trinity College Dublin Medical and Health Humanities … More Trinity College’s Medical and Health Humanities Lunchtime Seminar Series: “They attached no blame to the staff in charge”: The Role of Dublin Workhouse Officials in Preventing and Contributing to Institutional Mortality, 1872-1913’, April 6th at 12:30pm.

March 2022 Reading Group – HSTM Ireland Network

The HSTM Network Ireland reading group meet online once a month to engage in discussion about a topical article in the fields of the History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Our next meeting will take place on: Friday, 25th March 2022, 1:00-2:00pm, Zoom We will be reading: Pettit, M. (2006). “The Joy in Believing” The … More March 2022 Reading Group – HSTM Ireland Network

Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award 2022 Open for Applications

Apply by 29 April 2022 The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is delighted to announce the Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award 2022 is open for applications. The award, with a prize of €500, is open to all researchers in the field of the history of medicine in Ireland, as well as related social and … More Kirkpatrick History of Medicine Research Award 2022 Open for Applications

CHOMI Seminar Series – Bioprospecting, global commodities and the more-than-human roots of empire in Russian Central Asia, 1880s-1916, 24th March at 4:15pm

Please join us for the next UCD CHOMI seminar on March 24th at 4.15pm. Dr Jen Keating (UCD) will discuss Bioprospecting, global commodities and the more-than-human roots of empire in Russian Central Asia, 1880s-1916.The environmental history of the Russian imperial rule in Central Asia has long focused on the region as a commodity frontier, noting the … More CHOMI Seminar Series – Bioprospecting, global commodities and the more-than-human roots of empire in Russian Central Asia, 1880s-1916, 24th March at 4:15pm

CHOMI Seminar Series – Disorder Contained. Mental Breakdown and the Modern Prison in England and Ireland, 1840 -1900, 3rd March at 4:15pm

Please join us for the UCD CHOMI event on March 3rd, 16:15-17:00. Prof Catherine Cox (UCD) and Prof Hilary Marland (Warwick University) will discuss their new book Disorder Contained (CUP, March 2022) with Dr Alice Mauger (UCD). Disorder Contained. Mental Breakdown and the Modern Prison in England and Ireland, 1840 -1900 (Cambridge University Press, March 2022).  Disorder Contained is … More CHOMI Seminar Series – Disorder Contained. Mental Breakdown and the Modern Prison in England and Ireland, 1840 -1900, 3rd March at 4:15pm

Opportunity: Four-year Doctoral Award for A Visual History of Earth System Models from 1972 to Present

Four-year Doctoral AwardA Visual History of Earth System Models from 1972 to PresentPrincipal Investigator: Dr Timothy Stott Applications are sought for a fully funded four-year Provost’s PhD Project Award to begin at Trinity College Dublin in September 2022 as part of the research project A Visual History of Earth System Models from 1972 to Present … More Opportunity: Four-year Doctoral Award for A Visual History of Earth System Models from 1972 to Present