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Vol. 41, No. 3, July 2012
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Welcome To Philadelphia!

The Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science (PACHS) and its consortium partners look forward to welcoming you to the 2012 Joint Meeting of the British Society for the History of Science, the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science, and the History of Science Society.
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News from the Profession
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Past Conferences
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Upcoming Conferences
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Member News
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How History of Science and Technology Can Forge Marketing Careers
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Writing Outside the Academic Box
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Photo 51—A Recent Addition to History-of-Science-Inspired Theatre
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CRS Examines STEM Funding at NSF
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OSTP Issues Progress Report on Public Access to Scholarly Publications
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Recent Developments in Big History
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Blogging, Tweeting, and Other Digital Activities

News from the Profession

News from the History of Science, including CHF Fellows Announcement, ...
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Past Conferences

Reports from recently concluded conferences.
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Upcoming Conferences

Upcoming History of Science conferences.
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Member News

News from members of the History of Science Society.
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How History of Science and Technology Can Forge Marketing Careers

In part two of his two-part series, Brett Steele describes how training in the history of science and technology can afford historians of science opportunities in fields such as marketing.
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Writing Outside the Academic Box

The Chemical Heritage Foundation’s editor, Michal Meyer, writes about strategies for engaging non-academic audiences and the importance of that type of writing.
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Photo 51—A Recent Addition to History-of-Science-Inspired Theatre

Pnina Abir Am uses a production of a play about Rosalind Franklin and the structure of DNA to examine the role of women in the history of science.
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CRS Examines STEM Funding at NSF

Read the U.S. Congressional Research Service’s latest report regarding NSF funding in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
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OSTP Issues Progress Report on Public Access to Scholarly Publications

See the White House’s Office of Science Technology Policy’s review of regulations on the dissemination and long-term stewardship of unclassified research.
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Recent Developments in Big History

Learn how the recent organization of the International Big History Association is changing K-12 education and is bringing together scientists and historians.
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Blogging, Tweeting, and Other Digital Activities: A Beginner's Guide to the Internet for Early-career Scholars

In this brave new world of social tools, Melinda Baldwin of York University provides advice on how historians can set up web sites, blog, and engage in other forms of social media.
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