H-PhysicalSciences provides a communication channel and resource nexus for historians of the physical sciences. Its topical scope covers the physical sciences broadly understood, including but not limited to: physics; chemistry; earth, space, and atmospheric science; astronomy; and materials science. By linking these fields, H-PhysicalSciences encourages active dialogue between scholars studying a diverse range of topics with the goal of galvanizing the community in a way that promotes integration with the larger discipline of history of science.

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HSS Toronto Women's Mentorship Event, Sponsored by The Grad and Early Career Caucus and the Women's Caucus

Please join us on Friday, November 10 at 9:00-10:30am for the Annual GECC Women’s Mentorship Event. Sponsored for the first time in conjunction with the Women’s Caucus, this informal roundtable features a handful of invited women scholars in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine.

Graduate funding opportunities in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine at Cambridge, 2018-19; workshop 3 November 2017

Graduate funding opportunities in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine at Cambridge, 2018-19

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge is the largest of its kind in the UK, and has an unrivalled reputation for teaching and research.

Registration open for The History of Women in Engineering in the UK conference, IET Savoy Place, London, Monday 27 November 2017

With apologies for cross-posting.

The History of Women in Engineering in the UK

IET Savoy Place, London

Monday 27 November 2017, 9.30am to 5pm

Funded by the IET History of Technology Technical & Professional Network

Full details including online registration at https://communities.theiet.org/communities/events/item/214/39/18711

Call for Applicants for HSS Annual Mentorship Programs, Toronto, ON, Nov 9-11, 2017

Interested in meeting more senior scholars, other graduate students, or mentoring? Consider registering to be a mentor or mentee for the upcoming History of Science Society meeting in Toronto from November 9-11. Mentors and mentees are paired based upon interests, career aspirations, and career stages by the best of our ability. Once paired, how you meet and what you do is up to you.

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