The deadline for Reynolds Fellowships is December 31st. Details for applications are available at http://www.uab.edu/reynolds/fellow . Because of ongoing renovations to the Historical Collections unit, successful applicants will need to work with staff in arranging suitable dates for their research visit .
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Josiah C. Trent Professorship in Medical Humanities Duke University seeks a distinguished scholar to fill the Josiah C. Trent Professorship in Medical Humanities. The position will be situated within the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities & History of Medicine, an interdisciplinary program for the examination of ethical, historical and social questions at the intersection of science, medicine, history, religion, and law. The recipient of the professorship will play a leading role in strengthening Medical Center and University programs and will hold joint appointments in both the Duke School of Medicine and another school most relevant to the scholar’s field (e.g., Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Sanford School of Public Policy, Divinity School, School of Law) with the primary appointment to be negotiated. Candidates must have a doctoral degree, such as MD, PhD or JD, and have demonstrated outstanding scholarship in his or her field. Teaching and admi
King’s College London announces today that it will welcome the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine to the Department of History from August 2013. The move from Imperial College London follows work to identify the best academic home for the Centre to develop its research activities in the long term. The Centre will be strengthened not only by existing staff at King’s but also by two new appointments. A new MA programme is expected to start in 2013 with up to five full MA studentships as well as an enhanced PhD programme, supported by a continuing programme of Hans Rausing scholarships. King’s joins MIT, Harvard, and Cambridge in having a world-leading centre for the study of the history of science, technology and medicine. During its time at Imperial the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHoSTM) topped the RAE tables for history in 2008 and became widely recognised for the excellence of its research and its strong record in w
The University of Kent has won money from the AHRC’s cultural engagement fund for its art/science project Chain Reaction! , based on an unsung hero of laboratory life, the Polymerase Chain Reaction machine (aka PCR, thermocycler, etc.) We are looking for a short-term post-doc to work on the project from Feb-April 2013. The work will involve some project management and the development of public-facing written materials for the final exhibition. The latter might be a short piece of journalistic research on the PCR machine from any angle such as anthropology, sociology, history etc. (There is an absolute gift of a story about its inventor, as it happens …) What we’re looking for · Someone recently post-PhD · With a background in hist sci/tech or STS or science communication, broadly conceived · No need to have heard of PCR but a willingness to learn! What they will get · Developing transferable, impact-ish skills for their
Monday 29th July - Wednesday 31st July 2013 Venue: British Computer Society, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7HA www.eva-london.org CALL FOR PROPOSALS Deadline: 18th January 2013 *Visualising* Ideas and concepts in culture, heritage the arts and sciences: digital arts, sound, music, film and animation, 2D and 3D imaging, European projects, archaeology, architecture, social media for museums, heritage and fine art photography, medical visualisation and more OFFERS OF PAPERS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND WORKSHOPS by 18th January 2013 A feature of EVA London 2013 is its varied session types. We invite proposals of papers, demonstrations, short performances, workshops or panel discussions. Demonstrations and performances will be an important part of this year's conference. We especially invite papers or presentations on topical subjects, and the newest and cutting edge technologies and applications. EVA London 2013 will include a digital art exhibition. Only a summary of the