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Associations, Organizations, and Institutes
British Society for the History of Science
To foster understanding of the history and social impact of science, technology and medicine in all their branches in the academic and wider communities, and to provide a national focus for the discipline
Center for the History of Physics
Supports the efforts of the scholarly community to document, investigate, and understand the nature and origin of developments in modern physics and their impact on society
Charles Babbage Institute
An archives and research center dedicated to preserving the history of information technology and promoting and conducting research in the field.
History of Science Society
World’s largest society dedicated to understanding science, technology, medicine, and their interactions with society in historical context.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation
Specializes in the history of botany and all aspects of plant science and serves the international scientific community through research and documentation.
International Committee for the History of Technology
To establish close working relationships among specialists of different disciplines in order to foster international cooperation for the study and development of the history of technology;
To promote the study of appropriate historical subjects by establishing and extending the scholarly bases of the history of technology as well as by contributing to the resolution of certain contemporary national and international problems;
To facilitate research and documentation for scholars in all countries in the history of technology by exchange of information and the creation of the material means necessary for this objective.
IEEE History Center
To preserve, research and promote the history of information and electrical technologies.
Institute for Science and Interdisciplinary Studies
Committed to making science more open, democratic, and responsible to and inclusive of people.
National Science Foundation
An independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"
A research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous.
Society for the History of Technology
Formed in 1958 to encourage the study of the development of technology and its relations with society and culture.