The International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology

(Formerly Transactions of the Newcomen Society)

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The Journal was founded in 1920 and has appeared in yearly or twice-yearly volumes ever since. It comprises an unparalleled body of original research material contributed over the course of nearly a century by leading engineers and historians. All papers conform to the highest academic standards and are subject to peer review.

An archive of the International Journal dating back to 1920 is available online. Full members can access the archive free of charge.

Call for Papers

Newcomen welcomes papers for presentation at its meetings which are then subsequently published in the Journal as well as papers submitted just for publication.

Prospective authors should first download the notes for authors and then send a 300 word synopsis of the proposed paper to:

The Editor of The International Journal
The Newcomen Society
Science Museum
London SW7 2DD
editor.journal@newcomen.com

If the paper is accepted the author will be sent guidance notes to assist in its detailed preparation. Papers, which should be fully referenced and illustrated where appropriate, should not normally exceed approximately 8,000 words in length. However, shorter papers are welcome, and significantly longer papers may be published subject to editorial approval.

Papers are normally peer reviewed prior to publication.

Papers should not have been previously published or be on offer to another journal.

The copyright in papers read to and/or published by the Society is owned by the Society. Copyright in papers read but not subsequently published is returned to the author.

Book Reviews

To submit a book for review please contact Dr Robert Carr, the Reviews Editor at : book.reviews@newcomen.com

Links

The Dickinson Memorial Lecture

Publishing Team

Editor: Dr.Dermot O’Dwyer  editor.journal@newcomen.com
Book Review Editor  book.reviews@newcomen.com

 

  • Taylor & Francis Publishing

 

 

Earlier Volumes of the International Journal

Earlier, print volumes of the International Journal (formally Transactions), are available for purchase through the Newcomen office: office@newcomen.com

Listed below are the index files for earlier volumes available to download.

Downloads

  1. Vols 1 to 32 Index

    Out of print, but now available as a pdf file ( 171 pages, 910K) which you can download free.

  2. Vols 33 to 50 Index

    (Paperback): price £7.50 plus p&p, available from the Newcomen Society Office.

  3. Vols 51 to 65 Index

    (Paperback): price £10 plus p&p, available from the Newcomen Society Office.

  4. Vols 66 to 70 Index

    (Paperback): price £5 plus p&p available from the Newcomen Society Office.

  • Forthcoming Events

    Jan
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    2019
    7:00 pm The Cobb Land Speed Record Car @ BIRMINGHAM ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum,
    The Cobb Land Speed Record Car @ BIRMINGHAM ThinkTank, Birmingham Science Museum,
    Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    A lecture by Dr Jim Andrew
    Jan
    9
    Wed
    2019
    5:45 pm The ‘Vergniais’ cast iron arch b... @ LONDON Dana Studio
    The ‘Vergniais’ cast iron arch b... @ LONDON Dana Studio
    Jan 9 @ 5:45 pm – 7:45 pm
    A lecture by Bernard Espion: The “Vergniais” cast iron arch bridges: a French capital venture in times of technological change (1850-1860)
    Jan
    10
    Thu
    2019
    7:30 pm Lecture TBC @ BRISTOL BAWA
    Lecture TBC @ BRISTOL BAWA
    Jan 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
     
    Jan
    15
    Tue
    2019
    6:30 pm Steam Reforming – The Technology... @ PORTSMOUTH Room PO 1.11, Portland Building, University of Portsmouth
    Steam Reforming – The Technology... @ PORTSMOUTH Room PO 1.11, Portland Building, University of Portsmouth
    Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    A lecture by Dr Fred Starr: Steam Reforming – The Technology that Saved the Gas Industry, with special emphasis on Portsmouth Gas Works
    Jan
    28
    Mon
    2019
    6:30 pm Who Designed the Clifton Suspens... @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    Who Designed the Clifton Suspens... @ SHEFFIELD Kelham Island Museum
    Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
    A lecture by Julia Elton: Who Designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge – Fact and Fiction. Construction of I K Brunel’s Clifton Suspension Bridge was abandoned in 1853 and not completed until 1864 to a different[...]
    Jan
    29
    Tue
    2019
    6:30 pm It’s not just about the robot! @ MANCHESTER Museum of Science & Industry
    It’s not just about the robot! @ MANCHESTER Museum of Science & Industry
    Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    A lecture by Bob Bowden: It’s not just about the robot! The development of automated welding
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