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General Events

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The Contagion Cabaret at The British Academy (24 May 2018)

7pm (bar open from 6.30pm) Killer germs, superbugs and pestilential plagues have long fascinated writers and musicians. Join a cast of actors, scientists and literary researchers for an inventive illustration of infectious extracts from plays and music, past and present. Be sure to bring your antiseptic wipes. In collaboration with Chipping Norton Theatre and the [...]

By | 2018-03-26T15:23:25+00:00 March 26th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Contagion Cabaret at The British Academy (24 May 2018)

Event at the Royal Institution: The Electricity of Life 

Wednesday 21 March, 7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre Electricity plays a vital role in our bodies, from neurons in our brain to nerves in our feet. But how does our body create electricity, how was it discovered and what clues can our understanding of electricity give us to help cure disease? Join Phil Ball and [...]

By | 2018-10-12T15:58:36+00:00 March 14th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Event at the Royal Institution: The Electricity of Life 

Upcoming Events at the Royal Institution

Frankenstein and its Legacy Tuesday 23 January, 7.00pm – 8.30pm Frankenstein is still relevant today as it was 200 years ago, and Shelley's creature lives on, as an embodiment of society's anxieties about where science is taking us. Join Philip Ball, Miranda Seymour, Frank James and Angela Wright as they discuss the context in which [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:07:15+00:00 January 17th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Upcoming Events at the Royal Institution

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

November - December 2017 EXHIBITION Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery Until 18 March 2018 Explore the microbial world, antibiotics and technology through art. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. NEW DISPLAYS Science and Sacrifice Basement Gallery Drawing [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:11:34+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

The current special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, is Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria (29 September 2017 - 18 March 2018). It is a contemporary art exhibition by internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu which explores our relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. For more details see: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/exhibits/ Image: Microbe Mouth [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:11:52+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

Constructing Scientific Communities is taking over the Natural History Museum for one night! Friday 27 October 2017 18:00-22:00 Natural History Museum, London Science is a cornerstone of modern society but sharing the work of scientists can often be a challenge.  At Pop Science, we explore some of the different ways that science can be and [...]

By | 2018-10-12T16:12:16+00:00 October 27th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Pop Science! Lates Event at the Natural History Museum

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 | 2018-10-12T16:22:03+00:00 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 | 2017-11-10T09:53:13+00:00 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 | 2017-11-10T09:53:14+00:00 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 | 2017-03-20T11:23:56+00:00 March 20th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Marie Curie at 150 Events