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Research seminar series autumn 2019

We are pleased to announce our research seminar series for Autumn 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.

Feel free to bring a packed lunch to eat during the seminar.

Scheduled dates

Seminar dates

Gender in Energy Engineering: The contrasting cases of the Women’s Engineering Society and the Electrical Association for WomenGraeme Gooday (University of Leeds)
Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019, 13.00-14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Curating the Sea: Ocean Ecology in Recent Exhibitions of Art & Natural History: Pandora Syperek (Independent) and Sarah Wade (Science Museum)
Date: Tuesday 29 October 2019, 13.00-14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Aircraft and pencraft: between tradition and modernity in varsity exploration in the Arctic: Johanne Bruun (University of Cambridge)
Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019, 13.00-14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Storehouses of Disappointment, or, Why Collect Failure?: Richard Dunn (Science Museum)
Date: 26 November 2019, 13.00-14.00
Location: Dana Study

The Trinity House in Water Lane and Maritime Expertise in the Long 18th Century: Rebekah Higgitt (University of Kent)
Date: Tuesday 10 December 2019, 13.00-14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Read the abstract for each seminar here.