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History of Mathematics Public Lectures

Please see details below of the History of Mathematics public lectures that Gresham College is running in May and June. 1) Maths Can Make You Fly: 23 May, Museum of London, 6pm-7pm -  In this joint Gresham and London Mathematical Society Annual Lecture, Dr Carola Bibiane-Schonlieb will be talking about how maths can make you [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:12+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Mathematics and statistics, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on History of Mathematics Public Lectures

KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

Kings College London is delighted to announce that this year's Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine will be given by Professor Scott Podolsky on Thurs 29 June 2017, 5.30-7pm. Prof Podolsky will be speaking on 'The Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics.' Abstract: Today, as we increasingly turn our [...]

By | 2017-06-28T10:30:42+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Medicine public health, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on KCL Annual Lecture in the History of Medicine

Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

Science Museum Lates - STRENGTH IN NUMBERS Wednesday 22 February 2017 Doors Open 18.45–22.00 Over 18s only Admission free although some events may require a ticket A celebration for the fabulous new Winton Gallery of Mathematics created by Zaha Hadid - herself a mathematician - includes our very own Minerva Scientifica - Superwomen of Mathematics. [...]

By | 2017-02-24T10:47:28+00:00 February 16th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, Mathematics and statistics, News|Comments Off on Science Museum Lates: Strength in Numbers

BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2016

Guest Editor James Stark writes Who owns medicine? This is the provocative and far-reaching question which has stimulated the latest issue of the BJHS on the theme “Owning Health”. There are many different kinds of ownership, but the papers are concerned principally with patenting, perhaps the most recognisable way of protecting and profiting from an [...]

By | 2017-03-01T11:47:57+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|BJHS Preview, BSHS Announcements, Medicine general, News, Publications|Comments Off on BJHS Preview: Issue 4, 2016

CFP: The 6th Biennial Conference of the EPSA

The European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA) invites contributed papers and proposals for symposia for its next conference, EPSA17, which will be held at the University of Exeter from 6-9 September 2017. The conference will feature contributed papers, symposia, and posters covering all subfields of the philosophy of science, and will bring together a large [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Philosophy of science, University of Exeter|Comments Off on CFP: The 6th Biennial Conference of the EPSA

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

Job: Historian of Science, Technology, and Innovation

Closes 13 November 2016. The University of Strathclyde and its Centre for the History of Health & Healthcare (CSHHH) has established itself as a leading centre for the history of health and medicine. We would like to build on this success by appointing a historian of science, technology and innovation. Although we're happy to consider [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:19+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Engineering, History of Technology, Jobs, Fellowships & Studentships, News, Science|Comments Off on Job: Historian of Science, Technology, and Innovation

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

Upcoming Lecture: Antarctic Exploration Medicine

Date: Monday 10 October 2016, 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: Antarctic Exploration Medicine Speaker: Dr Henry Guly, Retired Consultant in Emergency Medicine Overview: Dr Guly qualified in 1974 and has been a consultant in Accident and [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Medicine general, News, University College London|Comments Off on Upcoming Lecture: Antarctic Exploration Medicine

Conference: Revolution in Time

Revolution in Time: Newtonian Physics and its Influence on John Harrison’s Pendulum Clocks Wednesday, 5 October 2016 Lecture Theatre, National Maritime Museums, Greenwich Following the extraordinary trials of Burgess Clock B at the Royal Observatory, the History of Physics group of the Institute of Physics will convene a one-day conference at the National Maritime Museum [...]

By | 2017-11-10T09:53:20+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, Physics|Comments Off on Conference: Revolution in Time