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Activism, Nursing and Women’s Rights: Then and Now

Tuesday 26 November, 5.30 – 7.30pm Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN Nearest tube: Oxford Circus/Bond Street Join Helen Pankhurst and Anne Marie Rafferty for a history of women’s rights. The early twentieth century was an important time for nursing activism. Nurses were involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage [...]

By |2019-12-04T14:21:29+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures|Comments Off on Activism, Nursing and Women’s Rights: Then and Now

Last chance to see: ‘Celebrating Ellen Hutchins’ at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (closes 22/11/2019)

Celebrating Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815) Ireland’s first female botanist and a talented botanical artist  Exhibition in the Library at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm, until 22 November 2019, free https://www.kew.org/kew-gardens/what-on/celebrating-ellen-hutchins The story of a remarkable young woman botanising in a remote corner of Ireland - Bantry [...]

By |2019-12-04T14:21:17+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Last chance to see: ‘Celebrating Ellen Hutchins’ at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (closes 22/11/2019)

Diamond Anniversary Year: History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

The Faculty of the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries celebrated its 60th anniversary on 21 October, and marks its Diamond anniversary year (2019-2020) with a packed programme of events, open to all. Click here for more information on faculty events Click here for more information on [...]

By |2019-11-20T14:54:26+00:00November 20th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Diamond Anniversary Year: History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries

Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

Visit The Royal Institution's website for full details.7.00pm to 8.30pm, Thursday 25 JulyThe TheatreThe story of DNA is a saga packed with awful mistakes as well as brilliant science, with a wonderful cast of heroes and villains. Surprisingly, much of it is unfamiliar. The elucidation of the double helix was one of the most brilliant [...]

By |2019-07-28T13:16:21+00:00July 3rd, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Unravelling the Double Helix (The Royal Institution, 27th July 2019)

July, August, and September 2019 at the History of Science Museum

HISTORY OF SCIENCE MUSEUM EVENTS Visit the History of Science Museum website for full details JULY Sculpture - Heads appear Monday 17 June – Friday 21 July As part of the Tomorrow’s Oxford Heads project two exciting new sculptures will be appearing outside the Museum. Object handling - Objects and us Tuesday 2 July, 12.30–1.30pm [...]

By |2019-12-07T17:40:43+00:00June 25th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on July, August, and September 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

Leonardo: The art and science of attribution (Royal Institution, Tuesday 16th April, 7.30pm to 8.45pm) This event will see Martin Kemp and Larry Keith discuss the issues involved in establishing the authenticity of works of art on the 500th birthday of Leonardo. Combining expertise from the fields of Art History and Technical Studies, they will [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:43:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on Tuesday 16th April – Leonardo: The art and science of attribution

History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

The History of Physics Group at the IOP has arranged an event on Wednesday, 24th April 2019, entitled History of Physics in London Universities.  Details of the agenda, speakers and booking details can be found at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/history-of-physics-in-london-universities-tickets-55396286785?utm_term=eventurl_text

By |2019-04-25T21:57:13+00:00April 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Physics in London Universities (24th April)

April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

Events at the History of Science Museum Download the programme as a PDF  APRIL Trail: Easter discoveries      Saturday 6 – Sunday 21 April, 12–5pm Challenge yourself to the Easter trail. Self-led, ages 7+ Evening Talk: Science fictions Thursday 11 April, 6pm Professor Rob Iliffe explores how the human imagination shaped [...]

By |2019-06-25T15:52:32+00:00April 4th, 2019|General Events, Museums, News|Comments Off on April, May, and June 2019 at the History of Science Museum

History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

Charles Darwin, Detection, and Discovery in the Galapagos Islands (1831-35) 12:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2019, Milstein Exhibition Room, University Library, Cambridge The BSHS Outreach and Engagement Committee is delighted to be supporting this event via our Project Grants scheme. In the bleak midwinter of England in December 1831, Charles Darwin sailed [...]

By |2019-05-02T20:15:07+00:00April 4th, 2019|Blog, BSHS Announcements, General Events, Grants, News, Outreach and Education, Postgraduates, Recent OEC Activities|Comments Off on History of Science for Schools: Inaugural Session! (27th April, 2019)

History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

Visit website / View pdf February Evening Talk The Art of Old Age Thursday 14 February, 6pm Dr María del Pilar Blanco (University of Oxford) discusses the art of geriatrics and degeneration in Spanish America at the end of the 1800s, and how it entered the cultural imagination. Bookings: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-art-of-old-age-tickets-53437376632?aff=commsmailing Family Friendly Chinese Dragon Fire-Clocks Friday 22 [...]

By |2019-03-27T13:18:57+00:00February 15th, 2019|General Events, News|Comments Off on History of Science Museum: February – March 2019 Events Programme

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