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Research Seminar Series Spring 2019

We are pleased to announce our research seminar series for Spring 2019.

These seminars are free to attend and open to science museum staff, students, museum professionals and academics with a research interest in the history of science, technology, medicine and museums as well as material and visual culture more broadly. Running on alternate Tuesdays from 5 February–2 April 2019, 

Feel free to bring a packed lunch to eat during the seminar. The entrance is on Queens Gate—click for map

Seminar dates

The Future We Avoided: The Horrors of Scientific Progress in Alternate History and Science Fiction: Glyn Morgan (Science Museum)
Date: Tuesday 5 February, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Shared telecommunications knowledge between Oliver Heaviside and his brother and Post Office engineer Arthur West Heaviside in the late nineteenth century: Elizabeth Bruton (Science Museum)
Date: Tuesday 19  February, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Science, Art and Machines: Benjamin Cheverton and the mechanical reproduction of sculpture: Ben Russell (Science Museum)
Date: Tuesday 5 March, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

When Popular Bird-Watching became Scientific: Co-operation and Mass Observation in BritainMichael Guida (University of Sussex)
Date (RESCHEDULED): Tuesday 16 April, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

An Eighteenth-Century Medical Pamphlet on the King’s Evil: Changing Forms and Changing Readers, 1760-1797: Hannah Bower (Science Museum/University of Oxford)
Date: Tuesday 2 April, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Scheduled dates