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Science and culture

///Science and culture

Darwin Day: Celebrating Without Deifying

By Alexander Hall, Newman University This post originally appeared on the Science and Religion: Exploring the Spectrum website Today, Friday February 12th 2016, is the 207th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. Celebrated around the world as ‘Darwin Day’, events across 6 continents from Tel-Aviv to Tokyo will commemorate the English naturalist’s work, explore his legacy, [...]

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

Efram Sera Shriar

NameEfram Sera ShriarRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusCompletedStart Year2007 (All day)End Year2011Thesis TitleBeyond the Armchair: Early Observational Practices and the Sciences of Man in Britain, 1813-1871SupervisorGeoffrey Cantor, Gregory Radick and Jonathan TophamDepartmentHistory and Philosophy of Science

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:49+00:00 July 12th, 2011|Institution, Science and culture, Subject Area, Theses, University of Leeds|Comments Off on Efram Sera Shriar

Mark Steadman

NameMark SteadmanRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusOngoingStart Year2007 (All day)Thesis TitleA History of the Scientific Collections of the Leeds Museum, 1819-1921: Acquiring, Interpreting & Presenting the Natural World in the English Industrial CitySupervisorGregory Radick, Jonathan Topham, Clare Stringer, and Antonia LovelaceDepartmentHistory and Philosophy of Science

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:49+00:00 July 12th, 2011|Institution, Science and culture, Subject Area, Theses, University of Leeds|Comments Off on Mark Steadman

Surekha Davies

NameSurekha DaviesRegistration TypePart TimeDegreePhDStatusCompletedStart Year2002 (All day)End Year2008 (All day)Thesis TitleRepresentations of Amerindians on European Maps and the Construction of Ethnographic Knowledge, 1506-1624SupervisorProfessor Jill Kraye, Professor Elizabeth McGrathDepartment(?)

By | 2017-11-10T09:54:54+00:00 July 12th, 2011|Institution, Science and culture, Subject Area, Theses, Warburg Institute [London]|Comments Off on Surekha Davies