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One Day Meeting: 50 years of Dilution Refrigerators

16th September 2015, University of Manchester Organised by the History of Physics and Low Temperature Groups of the Institute of Physics The principle of cooling below 0.3K by dissolving the isotope 3He in liquid 4He was proposed by Heinz London in the early 1950s. It was realised in 1964 in Leiden (0.22K), in 1965 in Manchester (0.065K), in 1966 in [...]

By | 2015-08-07T02:48:44+00:00 August 7th, 2015|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University of Manchester|Comments Off on One Day Meeting: 50 years of Dilution Refrigerators

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

CFP Stories About Science: Exploring Science Communication and Entertainment Media, University of Manchester, 4-5 June 2015

We are now in a golden age for science in entertainment. Academy Award winning films such as Gravity and television ratings titans like The Big Bang Theory have proven that science–based entertainment products can be both critically acclaimed and financially successful. In fact, many high profile scientific organizations including the US National Academy of Sciences [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:39+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Popularisation and education, Science and culture, TV and film, University of Manchester|Comments Off on CFP Stories About Science: Exploring Science Communication and Entertainment Media, University of Manchester, 4-5 June 2015

Vanessa Heggie

NameVanessa HeggieRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusCompletedStart Year2001 (All day)End Year2004 (All day)Thesis TitleRe-imagining the healthy social body; medicine, welfare and health reform in Manchester 1880 - 1910SupervisorMichael WorboysDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine and Canadian online pharmacy

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:48+00:00 July 12th, 2011|Institution, Medicine general, Medicine public health, Subject Area, Theses, University of Manchester|Comments Off on Vanessa Heggie

Thomas Lean

NameThomas LeanRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusongoingEnd Year2008Thesis TitleThe making of the micro: producers, mediators, users and the development of popular microcomputing in Britain, 1980-1989SupervisorJames SumnerDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

By | 2017-11-10T09:55:59+00:00 July 11th, 2011|Artificial intelligence, Computing, Institution, IT, Subject Area, Theses, University of Manchester|Comments Off on Thomas Lean

Andrew Boardman

NameAndrew BoardmanRegistration TypePart TimeDegreeMPhilStatuscompletedStart Year2003End Year2005Thesis TitleJames Braid, hypnotism and the psyche in early Victorian Manchester: an exploration of romantic philosophy, popular thought and psychological medicineSupervisorJohn PickstoneDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

By | 2017-11-10T09:55:59+00:00 July 11th, 2011|Institution, Psychiatry Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Subject Area, Theses, University of Manchester|Comments Off on Andrew Boardman

Duncan Wilson

NameDuncan WilsonRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year2002End Year2005Thesis Title'Make dry bones live': scientists' responses to changing cultural representation of tissue culture in Britain, 1918-2004SupervisorJohn PickstoneDepartmentCentre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

By | 2017-11-10T09:55:59+00:00 July 11th, 2011|Institution, Life sciences, Subject Area, Theses, University of Manchester|Comments Off on Duncan Wilson