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Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

July – September 2017 EXHIBITIONS Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery OPENING 28 September Explore your relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. Anna’s work Ex Voto previously featured in the Museum’s [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

CRASSH Exhibition: ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics’

The Visual Representations of the Third Plague Pandemic project at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, is delighted to share news of a forthcoming photographic exhibition; ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics.’ This exhibition will be graciously hosted by the Royal Anthropological Institute, London, from 11 May until 30 June 2017. Please join us for the opening night, from [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on CRASSH Exhibition: ‘Photography, Alterity and Epidemics’

Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers

Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers: Struggles past and Present By Dr. Patricia Fara Thursday 20th April 2017 JIC Conference Centre, Norwich Tea and biscuits at 18:00 for 18.30 start At the end of World War One, women won the battle for the vote, but they lost the fight for equality. For four years, female scientists [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News|Comments Off on Botanical Boudicas and Scientific Soldiers

Marie Curie at 150 Events

It is the 150th anniversary of Marie Skłodowska Curie's birth, and this page is meant to promote the various events being held to celebrate her contribution to science. We hope you attend and enjoy these events, and if you have any of your own that you would like us to promote, please contact us! BBC Radio [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Marie Curie at 150 Events

BSHS #HiddenFiguresParties

We have been busy planning BSHS #HiddenFiguresParty events across the UK, and are so excited to see the film with you, and then meet up to discuss it afterwards. Below are the dates, times, and locations of the viewings we have arranged, and if you would like to get involved in any of them, please [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News|Comments Off on BSHS #HiddenFiguresParties

Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

Science Museum Lates - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Wednesday 22 February 2017 Doors Open 18.45–22.00 Over 18s only Admission free although some events may require a ticket A celebration for the fabulous new Winton Gallery of Mathematics created by Zaha Hadid - herself a mathematician - includes our very own Minerva Scientifica - Superwomen of Mathematics. [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

Science and Religion Summer School

The Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic Research Foundation is pleased to announce the organization of the Summer School on “Science and Religion” from  5 to 10 June 2017 in collaboration with the Orthodox Academy of Crete. The one-week intensive Summer School will take place in Crete island in Greece and aims to provide participants with knowledge of the history of the relations [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General Events, News|Comments Off on Science and Religion Summer School

CFP: Material Culture of Exploration & Academic Travel

Göttingen Spirit Summer School: The material culture of exploration and academic travel, 1700-1900 Göttingen, July 24 - 29, 2017 Deadline: March 15, 2017 www.uni-goettingen.de/de/how-to-apply/555121.html) Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Historic Observatory, University of Göttingen, Germany, Convenors Dr. Marie Luisa Allemeyer (Zentrale Kustodie, University of Göttingen) Dr. Dominik Hünniger (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen) Christian Vogel (Zentrale Kustodie, University of Göttingen) Experts/Speakers Professor [...]

By | February 3rd, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, General Events, News|Comments Off on CFP: Material Culture of Exploration & Academic Travel

BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

Date: Monday 6 February 2017, 5:30pm Venue: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX  (Nearest tube: Russell Square) Event: British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture Title: The Syon Abbey Herbal (before AD 1517), the last monastic herbal in Britain Speaker: John Adams, Member, Syon Abbey Research Associates Overview: The Syon Abbey Herbal, written [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, University College London|Comments Off on BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

175 Faces of Chemistry: The Royal Society of Chemistry Celebrates 175 Years

Celebrating diversity: 175 years, 175 weeks, 175 faces Over the 175 weeks leading up to their 175th anniversary on the 23 February 2016, the Royal Society of Chemistry have been showcasing the wonderful diversity of their community in the form of 175 individual and inspirational stories. Each story features someone involved in the chemical sciences who represents diversity [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Chemistry, General Events, News|Comments Off on 175 Faces of Chemistry: The Royal Society of Chemistry Celebrates 175 Years