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General Events

//General Events

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

Manchester CHSTM Graduate Studies Open Day, 12 Feb

The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) at the University of Manchester, UK, will be holding its annual Graduate Studies Open Day on Wednesday 12 February 2014. Please come along to find out more about our taught Masters (MSc) or research (PhD and MPhil) programmes in the history of science, technology [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:40+00:00 December 17th, 2013|General Events, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships|Comments Off on Manchester CHSTM Graduate Studies Open Day, 12 Feb

Introduction to Scientific Instruments training sessions

Bristol Museums Galleries and Archives are planning some raining seminars about scientific instruments for non-specialists and we need your help to make sure that we hold them in the right place, for the right people and at the right time. Please help us by going to Surveymonkey and filling out a very short questionnaire - [...]

By | 2013-11-25T11:28:15+00:00 November 25th, 2013|General Events|Comments Off on Introduction to Scientific Instruments training sessions

Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Tuesday 3 December

Wikimedia UK and the Medical Research Council, supported by the Royal Society of Edinburgh, are organising a Women in Science themed editing event on Tuesday 3 December 2013 in Edinburgh to celebrate Women in Science. We would like to create or add to the Wikipedia pages of female scientists (who tend to be under-represented on [...]

By | 2013-11-20T17:50:19+00:00 November 20th, 2013|General Events|Comments Off on Women in Science Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Tuesday 3 December

VOICES OF SCIENCE: INVITATION TO A SPECIAL EVENT AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY

There are a limited number of free seats available for Mersenne readers to attend a special event and panel discussion to mark the launch of a new oral history of science web resource, 'Voices of Science', on Friday 29 November 2013, 6.00pm - 8.30pm to be held in the British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston [...]

By | 2013-11-20T17:46:13+00:00 November 20th, 2013|General Events|Comments Off on VOICES OF SCIENCE: INVITATION TO A SPECIAL EVENT AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY

British Society for the History of Mathematics event, Birmingham, 7 December 2013

A ‘History of Mathematics’ Day: An eclectic mix of interesting historical issues, chosen by Robin Wilson in celebration of his 70th birthday Venue: The Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BS Date: Saturday 7th December. Cost: £20 members, £25 non-members to include coffee and buffet lunch See http://www.dcs.warwick.ac.uk/bshm/meetings/BirminghamMeetingDec2013Flyer.pdf For further information contact [email protected] [...]

By | 2013-11-15T11:39:34+00:00 November 15th, 2013|General Events|Comments Off on British Society for the History of Mathematics event, Birmingham, 7 December 2013