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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

Upcoming Lecture: Henry Wellcome, Pharmacist

Are you in London on 23 May? The British Society for the History of Pharmacy and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society are having their next joint lecture that evening, so if you're around, check it out! The details are as follows: Date: Monday 23 May 2016, 5:30pm Venue: Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 66 East Smithfield, London E1W 1AW  (Nearest [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:21+00:00 April 26th, 2016|General Events, News|Comments Off on Upcoming Lecture: Henry Wellcome, Pharmacist

Playing God Film Series 2015

How do we anticipate and comprehend worlds just beyond our grasp? How do we find ways of understanding and portraying the interplay between science and religion on film? As part of the Wellcome Trust funded Playing God Project the Science Entertainment Lab at the University of Manchester will host a film series in the spring [...]

By | 2015-05-07T17:41:30+00:00 March 16th, 2015|General Events, News, University of Manchester|Comments Off on Playing God Film Series 2015

Event: Syon Abbey Herbal – Reception at Society of Antiquaries, London

"The Syon Abbey Herbal was written by Thomas Betson in his notebook, sometime between his profession in 1481 as a priest-brother at the Bridgettine double monastery of Syon Abbey near London, and his death there in 1517. He is the last recorded Librarian at Syon, and also wrote the still extant Syon Abbey library catalogue [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00 December 23rd, 2014|General Events, News|Comments Off on Event: Syon Abbey Herbal – Reception at Society of Antiquaries, London

Event: Physicists and Mathematicians of Belfast

Wednesday 25th June 2014 Queen’s University Belfast Details of talks and speakers: "Joseph Larmor": Colin Latimer, Queen’s University, Belfast "James Thomson": Andrew Whitaker, Queen’s University, Belfast "Ernest Walton": Brian Cathcart, Kingston University, London Experimental Interlude: Sue McGrath, Science2Life "Dan Bradley": Donal Bradley, Imperial College, London "Thomas Andrews": Peter Ford, University of Bath "Peter Guthrie Tait": [...]

By | 2014-05-29T17:16:26+00:00 May 29th, 2014|General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News, Physics, Queen's University Belfast|Comments Off on Event: Physicists and Mathematicians of Belfast

Darwin and the Voyage of HMS Beagle: James Moore and Huddersfield Literature Festival

Huddersfield Literature Festival Sunday 9 March 2014 2.30 pm at The Packhorse Gallery, Packhorse Centre, Huddersfield, HD1 2RT The Andrew Mitchell Collective will explore the voyage through poems selected from his sequence with dance, music and a touch of shanty. There will be an introductory short talk on Darwin’s voyage from his biographer Professor James [...]

By | 2014-02-21T14:08:58+00:00 February 21st, 2014|General Events|Comments Off on Darwin and the Voyage of HMS Beagle: James Moore and Huddersfield Literature Festival