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Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

The History of Physics Group at the IOP has arranged an event on Wednesday, 24th April 2019, entitled History of Physics in London Universities.  Details of the agenda, speakers and booking details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-physics-in-london-universities-tickets-55396286785?utm_term=eventurl_text

By |2019-04-25T21:57:13+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Events at the History of Science Museum Download the programme as a PDF  APRIL Trail: Easter discoveries      Saturday 6 – Sunday 21 April, 12–5pm Challenge yourself to the Easter trail. Self-led, ages 7+ Evening Talk: Science fictions Thursday 11 April, 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe explores how the human imagination shaped [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:20:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Charles Darwin, Detection, and Discovery in the Galapagos Islands (1831-35) 12:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2019, Milstein Exhibition Room, University Library, Cambridge The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to be supporting this event via our Project Grants scheme. In the bleak midwinter of England in December 1831, Charles Darwin sailed [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, BSHS Announcements, General Events, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

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 |2019-03-27T13:18:57+00:00February 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

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 |2019-02-23T13:21:32+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)

By |2019-01-30T21:16:15+00:00January 17th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Osler Lecture: ‘Al-Razi: Physician, Philosopher, Maverick’ (Monday 21st January 2019)

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

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