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  • ISSN: 0007-0874 (Print), 1474-001X (Online)
  • Editor: Dr Amanda Rees University of York, UK
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Published for The British Society for the History of Science. This leading international journal publishes scholarly papers and review articles on all aspects of the history of science. History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. BJHS papers make important and lively contributions to scholarship and the journal has been an essential library resource for more than thirty years. It is also used extensively by historians and scholars in related fields. A substantial book review section is a central feature. There are four issues a year, comprising an annual volume of over 600 pages.

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BJHS and BJHS Themes Blogs

  • Imperial Entomology: Locusts
  • 08 February 2022, Michael Worboys
  • In the first half of the twentieth century, locust plagues were managed by imperial governments, advised by their scientific institutions.

News – BSHS

  • Submissions open for the 2023 Hughes Prize
  • 30 November 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • In keeping with the Society’s concern to communicate history of science to broad audiences, the 2023 Hughes Prize (formally the Dingle Prize) will be offered...
  • President’s Newsletter: October 2022
  • 21 October 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • Dear BSHS members, This is my first opportunity to write to the BSHS community in my new role as president. I’m really looking forward to building on the fantastic...
  • Become a postgraduate Member of the BSHS!
  • 21 October 2022, Alexander Stoeger
  • Are you a Masters or PhD student whose work touches on the history of science, technology or medicine? If so, we invite you to find your academic home in the...

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