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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 | 2017-11-10T09:53:18+00:00 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 | 2017-02-14T14:01:25+00:00 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 | 2017-03-01T11:47:12+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Chemistry, General Events, News|Comments Off on 175 Faces of Chemistry: The Royal Society of Chemistry Celebrates 175 Years

Exhibition: Back from the Dead: Demystifying Antibiotics

4 November 2016 – 21 May 2017, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford University The rise of the superbug. A pressing contemporary issue? Or a problem dating back 80 years? Will modern medicine save us from antibiotic resistance, or will we need to save ourselves? 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the first human [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 October 15th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Museums, News, University of Oxford|Comments Off on Exhibition: Back from the Dead: Demystifying Antibiotics

Lecture: A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book

The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and the School of Pharmacy, University of Bradford are co-hosting a public talk by Dr. Ian Naylor, recently retired Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at the School on Monday 7th November 2016. The title of Naylor's talk is  ‘A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book - a reflection of social and pharmaceutical [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 October 7th, 2016|General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, University of Bradford|Comments Off on Lecture: A Bradford Community Pharmacy Prescription Book

UK Medical Heritage Library Events

The UK Medical Heritage Library project has produced electronic surrogates of over 15 million pages of medical texts dating between 1780 and 1914 from 9 partner libraries. The team have also produced a discovery layer that allows various forms of visualisations of searches within the library from simple date lines, to word clouds to the [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 September 29th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Medicine general, Medicine public health, Medicine: mental health, News|Comments Off on UK Medical Heritage Library Events

The 2016 Fred Sanger Lecture

2016 Fred Sanger Lecture Monday 3rd October, 6.30pm-7.30pm Henry Wellcome auditorium, Wellcome Collection, London Genomic data: public, private or ‘common’? A historical perspective Steven Sturdy, Professor of the Sociology of Medical Knowledge, University of Edinburgh The growth of genomics has involved recurring disputes over whether genomic data should be treated as a public, private or [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 September 8th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on The 2016 Fred Sanger Lecture

The Big Draw 2016: From STEM to STEAM

National arts education charity, The Big Draw, this week announced the 2016 theme for the world’s biggest drawing festival, which takes place annually from 1-31 October, and has a reach that spans national institutions and individual initiatives on every continent. The theme, ‘The STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival 2016’, responds to the current debate on [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00 August 11th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News|Comments Off on The Big Draw 2016: From STEM to STEAM

History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Gresham College is pleased to announce a series of eleven lectures on the History of Mathematics. These lectures are free and will take place at the Museum of London (EC2Y 5HN) or Barnard’s Inn Hall (EC1N 2HH). Lectures will be accessible to the general public, but they will focus on issues and problems which would [...]

By | 2017-04-30T14:40:44+00:00 August 1st, 2016|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on History of Mathematics Lectures at Gresham College

Museum of the History of Science Upcoming Free Lecture Series

The Museum of the History of Science, Oxford has some great free upcoming lectures that will be of interest to us all, so if you can make it, don’t miss out! Shakespeare400 Shakespeare’s World View: Stars, Globes and Magic 1 August - 31 December 2016 Join us on the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death to explore [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00 July 1st, 2016|General Events, News|Comments Off on Museum of the History of Science Upcoming Free Lecture Series