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General Events

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Nursing Night Sweats – RCN event

Royal College of Nursing event Nursing Night Sweats: Tuberculosis care in the early twentieth century 6 September, 5.30 – 7pm RCN Eastern Region, Abbotsgate House, Hollow Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP32 7AU Before the advent of successful drug therapies in the 1950s, nursing was central to patients’ experiences of tuberculosis care. Patients could spend [...]

By | 2018-08-20T10:08:34+00:00 August 20th, 2018|General Events, News|0 Comments

Science Museum Group Research Conference 2018

DATE: Friday 14 September 2018 TIME: 10.00–18.00 LOCATION: Dana Research Centre and Library Wellcome Wolfson Building 165 Queen’s Gate London SW7 5HD The event is a chance to meet the Science Museum Group's (SMG) research community of staff, students and collaborators, gathered to discuss the great variety of research projects currently under way at SMG museums. This [...]

By | 2018-08-07T21:18:30+00:00 August 5th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Science Museum Group Research Conference 2018

Events at the Royal Institution (autumn 2018)

What are Museums for in the 21st Century? (Discourse) 7.20-8.45pm, Friday 28 September, The Theatre Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and former MP, Dr Tristram Hunt, will discuss how museums can retain their relevance and purpose in our contemporary age. For an institution enmeshed in collections going back 5,000 years, the V&A is as [...]

By | 2018-07-24T08:48:09+00:00 July 24th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Royal Institution (autumn 2018)

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (July-Sept 2018)

You can download the programme as a pdf here. DISPLAYS WOMEN IN SCIENCE: Portraits, Archive Material, Trails and Talks Basement Gallery March – December 2018 100 years ago, the first group of women won the right to vote in the UK. In this centenary year, there is widespread recognition of the political role women have [...]

By | 2018-07-18T13:23:55+00:00 July 12th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (July-Sept 2018)

What’s On at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (April-June 2018)

To download the programme as a PDF click here. Exhibitions  Women in Science Basement Gallery March – December 2018 100 years ago, the first group of women won the right to vote in the UK. In this centenary year, there is widespread recognition of the political role women have played in society. But what about [...]

By | 2018-04-16T14:22:20+00:00 April 11th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on What’s On at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford (April-June 2018)

The Contagion Cabaret at The British Academy (24 May 2018)

7pm (bar open from 6.30pm) Killer germs, superbugs and pestilential plagues have long fascinated writers and musicians. Join a cast of actors, scientists and literary researchers for an inventive illustration of infectious extracts from plays and music, past and present. Be sure to bring your antiseptic wipes. In collaboration with Chipping Norton Theatre and the [...]

By | 2018-03-26T15:23:25+00:00 March 26th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Contagion Cabaret at The British Academy (24 May 2018)

Event at the Royal Institution: The Electricity of Life 

Wednesday 21 March, 7.00pm to 8.30pm, The Theatre Electricity plays a vital role in our bodies, from neurons in our brain to nerves in our feet. But how does our body create electricity, how was it discovered and what clues can our understanding of electricity give us to help cure disease? Join Phil Ball and [...]

By | 2018-03-14T15:27:17+00:00 March 14th, 2018|General Events, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Event at the Royal Institution: The Electricity of Life 

Upcoming Events at the Royal Institution

Frankenstein and its Legacy Tuesday 23 January, 7.00pm – 8.30pm Frankenstein is still relevant today as it was 200 years ago, and Shelley's creature lives on, as an embodiment of society's anxieties about where science is taking us. Join Philip Ball, Miranda Seymour, Frank James and Angela Wright as they discuss the context in which [...]

By | 2018-01-17T15:46:24+00:00 January 17th, 2018|General Events, News|Comments Off on Upcoming Events at the Royal Institution

Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

November - December 2017 EXHIBITION Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria Special Exhibitions Gallery Until 18 March 2018 Explore the microbial world, antibiotics and technology through art. The internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu takes visitors on an artistic journey through infection, from the Romantic period to contemporary synthetic biology. NEW DISPLAYS Science and Sacrifice Basement Gallery Drawing [...]

By | 2017-11-16T20:04:16+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Events at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

The current special exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford, is Anna Dumitriu: BioArt and Bacteria (29 September 2017 - 18 March 2018). It is a contemporary art exhibition by internationally renowned artist Anna Dumitriu which explores our relationship with the microbial world, antibiotics and technology. For more details see: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/exhibits/ Image: Microbe Mouth [...]

By | 2017-11-16T19:49:30+00:00 November 16th, 2017|General Events, News|Comments Off on Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford