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London Ancient Science Conference 2014

London Ancient Science Conference, 17/18 February 2014 Papers on a wide range of topics in science and the ancient world. Information at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/silva/sts/staff/gregory/lasc Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology Studies @UCL, Institute of Classical Studies, British Society for the History of Science. Dr. Andrew Gregory STS@UCL andrew.gregory@ucl.ac.uk

Research Associate in Science Periodicals, Publishing and Communication

Research Associate in Science Periodicals, Publishing and Communication St Anne’s College, Oxford University Salary Grade 7 - £29,837 - £36,661 per annum Following the award of a major AHRC ‘Science in Culture’ Research Grant, the Faculty of English Language and Literature invites applications for the post of Research Assistant on the project ‘Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen Science in the 19th and 21st Centuries’, led by Professor Sally Shuttleworth and based at St Anne’s College. The post will form part of a larger team working on ‘Constructing Scientific Communities’, in conjunction with colleagues based at the University of Leicester, the Natural History Museum, the Royal Society and the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons. This post will be based both at Oxford, working with Professor Shuttleworth, and in London, at the Royal Society, with support from Keith Moore, Head of Library and Information Services.   It will have a broad remit in relat

JOB: UCL Lecturer in Science Communication

The Department of Science and Technology Studies at UCL seeks to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Science Communication (100% FTE). The field of specialisation within science communication and public engagement is open. Applicants are expected to demonstrate expertise in science communication, public engagement and science and technology studies.  The duties of the post will include teaching on the department’s undergraduate and graduate programmes, supervising graduate students and contributing to administrative, pastoral, and engagement activities in the department. Closing date: 14 th April 2014; interviews to be held in the week beginning 26 th May For further details and links to the online application system: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/sts/vacancies About the department: www.ucl.ac.uk/sts For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Joe Cain (Head of Department) J.Cain@ucl.ac.uk For queries about the application process, email sts

PhD Studentship (deadline March 15): “Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on the Challenger Expedition (1872-­‐1876)”

PhD Studentship: “ Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on the  Challenger Expedition (1872-­ ‐ 1876) ” Following the award of an AHRC collaborative doctoral studentship to Dr. Simon Werrett (UCL) and Dr Heloise Finch ‐ Boyer (National Maritime Museum) for “ Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on th e Challenger Expedition (1872-­ ‐ 1876)” a 3-­ ‐ year fully funded AHRC studentship at UCL is available. The successful candidate will be expected to carry out research for a doctorate in the Department of Science and Technology Studies, supervised by Dr Simon Werrett (STS) and Dr Heloise Finch-­ ‐ Boyer (NMM). The student will undertake research at the National Maritime Museum and other London museums and archives. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an interest in the study of British maritime history and the history of science. They are normally expected to have a good Master’s degree in History, History of Science, Museum Studies, or a related