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Upcoming Events

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The Science History Institute produces a wide range of virtual and in-person events aimed at students, educators, scientific professionals, scholars, science history lovers, and the intellectually curious.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Thursday, October 21, 2021

This celebration of the Bay Area biotech community will feature a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Virtual Speaker Series
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Joint virtual talk with the Rosenbach about Tresch’s new book on Edgar Allan Poe’s obsession with scientific practice and discovery.

Public Events
Saturday, October 23, 2021

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Programs, Lectures, and Talks
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Our Distillations podcast cohosts will spin a few spooky yarns about why water is such a big part of our folklore.

Programs, Lectures, and Talks
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Join us for a Varsity Tutors virtual class to learn how a chemical company created London city water for the king and queen’s White House visit.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Thursday, October 28, 2021

A gathering to celebrate the Boston/Cambridge biotech community, this event features a networking reception and a brief discussion led by a small panel of biotech leaders.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, November 11, 2021

Join us for a virtual “fireside chat”-style discussion about flexible food packaging led by the Joseph Priestley Society’s Bob Kenworthy.

Public Events
Saturday, November 13, 2021

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Conferences and Symposia
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Established and emerging leaders in the technical, entrepreneurial, healthcare, and policy arenas gather to share innovative ideas that address society’s needs in the 21st century.

For Families
Saturday, November 20, 2021

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Public Events
Saturday, November 27, 2021

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Public Events
Saturday, December 11, 2021

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

For Families
Saturday, December 18, 2021

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Research
Monday, January 3, 2022

Attend a virtual training workshop in oral history and research interview methodologies.

Public Events
Saturday, January 8, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

For Families
Saturday, January 15, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Public Events
Saturday, January 22, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

Public Events
Saturday, February 12, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

For Families
Saturday, February 19, 2022

Dive into a day of family-friendly, water-related activities that includes storytime and exploration of our exhibitions.

Public Events
Saturday, February 26, 2022

This “drop-in” tour explores the vital impacts made by engaged communities on scientific discovery, environmental justice, and public health.

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