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History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

Visit website / View pdf February Evening Talk The Art of Old Age Thursday 14 February, 6pm Dr María del Pilar Blanco (University of Oxford) discusses the art of geriatrics and degeneration in Spanish America at the end of the 1800s, and how it entered the cultural imagination. Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-old-age-tickets-53437376632?aff=commsmailing Family Friendly Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks Friday 22 [...]

By |2019-02-15T19:30:29+00:00February 15th, 2019|General Events, News|0 Comments

Queering the History of Science: A Lunchtime Public Lecture on Narrative, Science, and Conformity (21st February 2019)

In what ways do our ideas about science, what it is, how it works, and who does it, need to change in recognition of LGBTQ+ lives? The history of science in public is still often told as male, white, able-bodied, and heterosexual. This does not reflect reality as evidenced by expanding historical and sociological scholarship, [...]

By |2019-01-20T17:47:01+00:00January 20th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Queering the History of Science: A Lunchtime Public Lecture on Narrative, Science, and Conformity (21st February 2019)

Osler Lecture: ‘Al-Razi: Physician, Philosopher, Maverick’ (Monday 21st January 2019)

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How the Earth Drives our Evolution (30th January, Royal Institution)

In 'How the Earth Drives our Evolution', Professor Lewis Dartnell will investigate how features of our planet drove our evolution, influenced civilisations over millennia, and shape politics even today. Visit the Royal Institution website for more details. Image credit: Pixabay

By |2019-01-30T21:18:35+00:00December 22nd, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How the Earth Drives our Evolution (30th January, Royal Institution)

The secret life of science (1st November at The Royal Institution)

We take the advance of science as given. But how does science really work? Who decides what the public gets to hear about? Are there too few scientists in the world or too many? At the Royal Institution on 1st November, Jeremy Baumberg will discuss how science really works, who decides what the public gets to [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:46:41+00:00October 11th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The secret life of science (1st November at The Royal Institution)

What’s On at the Museum of the History of Science (University of Oxford), October – December 2018

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD October – December 2018 DISPLAYS WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Portraits, Archive Material, Trails and Talks Basement Gallery March – December 2018 100 years ago, the first group of women won the right to vote in the UK. In this centenary year, there is widespread recognition of the [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:48:36+00:00October 8th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on What’s On at the Museum of the History of Science (University of Oxford), October – December 2018

Exhibition: Two Hundred Years of Becoming Digital (Royal Holloway University of London)

By |2019-01-25T19:49:59+00:00October 1st, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Exhibition: Two Hundred Years of Becoming Digital (Royal Holloway University of London)

“Wandering Womb” Exhibition Launch

“The Wandering Womb”: Women’s health past and present Exhibition at the Royal College of Nursing Library and Heritage Centre 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN (18 October 2018 – 15 March 2019)   Women have long been viewed as at the mercy of their biology. In the ancient medical world it was believed that a [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:52:09+00:00September 24th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on “Wandering Womb” Exhibition Launch

Society of Apothecaries’ Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy – 2018 courses

The Society of Apothecaries' Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy still have places on the "History of Medicine" and “Ethics and Philosophy of Healthcare" courses starting on 8 September 2018. The History of Medicine offers a range of classes from ‘Greek and Roman Medicine’ to ‘Ayurvedic Medicine’, ‘Psychiatry’ into modern medicine. The [...]

By |2018-10-12T15:39:01+00:00August 22nd, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Society of Apothecaries’ Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy – 2018 courses

Nursing Night Sweats – RCN event

Royal College of Nursing event Nursing Night Sweats: Tuberculosis care in the early twentieth century 6 September, 5.30 – 7pm RCN Eastern Region, Abbotsgate House, Hollow Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 7AU Before the advent of successful drug therapies in the 1950s, nursing was central to patients’ experiences of tuberculosis care. Patients could spend [...]

By |2019-01-25T19:56:33+00:00August 20th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Nursing Night Sweats – RCN event

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