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Workshop: Developing the University of Leeds Science Collections

///Workshop: Developing the University of Leeds Science Collections

Workshop: Developing the University of Leeds Science Collections

Venue: Brotherton Room, Special Collections, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds. Monday 25 June 2007 16:00 – 19:00

Aims of the workshop: a) to illustrate HPS staff & students’ work on the Education Museum’s science collections b) to share campus science & medicine curators’ perspectives on their collections c) to consider the prospects for a future history of science museum

Tea will be served at 15:30 with an opportunity to view some of the Education Museum science collections in the Brotherton room.

Provisional Programme

1. Welcome & introduction 16.00-1605 Graeme Gooday

2. Rediscovering the Education museum’s science collections 16:05-16:35 Greg Radick, Claire Jones, Lisa Hobson, Josep Simon, Annie Jamieson.

Discussion and comment 16.35-16.50

Short break to look over collection displays and network 16:50-17:00

3. Preserving the scientific and medical collections on campus 17:00-17.30 Contributors to include Pat Harkin (Medicine), Patricia McConnell (Anatomy), Denis Greig (Physics), Liza Giffen (University Archivist)

Discussion 17:30-17:45

4. Building a museum of the history of science 17:45-18:00 Greg Radick to lead discussion

5. Wine reception 18:00-19:00

This workshop is supported by a University of Leeds Faculty of Arts Enterprise and Knowledge Transfer Grant.

REGISTRATION FORM (please reply by Thursday 21st June 5pm):


I would like to register a place the CHR Knowledge Transfer Workshop on University of Leeds science collections on 25th June 2007





Please email this form and related registration enquiries to Mark Westgarth, CHR Workshop administrator, [email protected]

For enquiries about the workshop content please email Graeme Gooday at [email protected]

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