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Upcoming Events

The Science History Institute produces a wide range of public programs and events aimed at students, scholars, scientific professionals, and all who are intellectually curious.

History Lab
Saturday, August 17, 2019

What do we lose by making science a place where only the able-bodied can participate?

Awards
Monday, September 9, 2019

Early-career innovators and industry leaders come together to celebrate today’s innovations in the chemical industry and to seek solutions for tomorrow’s challenges.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, September 13, 2019

Join our curator of rare books for some spine-tingling selections of occult books from the Othmer Library.

Saturday Speaker
Saturday, September 14, 2019

How can we use quilts to communicate science and bring communities together around coastal restoration projects?

WikiSalon
Saturday, September 14, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, September 19, 2019

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes Vijay Kapur, CEO (retired), International Solar Electric Technology.

Public Events
Friday, September 20, 2019

Once revered as a drink of the gods, beer has been celebrated by humans for millennia and was integral to forming the early civilizations of the ancient world.

Public Events
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Join us for a thought-provoking evening featuring Science Friday host Ira Flatow.

Exhibitions and Special Events
Thursday, September 26, 2019

Start Talking Science is an amazing opportunity to nerd out with local scientists and researchers about everything from superconducting electronics to breast cancer research.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, October 10, 2019

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes Rosie Grayburn, associate scientist, conservation, Winterthur Museum.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, October 11, 2019

Join our librarians as they explore the many beasts that appear in the Othmer Library’s collections.

Exhibitions and Special Events
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Help us highlight the scientific contributions of women in STEM on Wikipedia!

Exhibitions and Special Events
Saturday, October 19, 2019

A dastardly villain is tinkering with time and changing the history of science. Let’s do some archival detective work to stop the crime!

Public Events
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Your favorite podcast is bringing you a live show of spooky science stories just in time for Halloween!

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Connect with leaders from a wide variety of large and small chemical companies and the financial, consulting, and academic communities.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, November 8, 2019

Join the Othmer librarians for a fun and educational walk in the autumnal forest.

Saturday Speaker
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Early civilizations had some advanced ideas about technology, but what happened to that knowledge?

WikiSalon
Saturday, November 9, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Awards
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Join us for an evening with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann, where he examines the many aspects of diversity in chemistry, biology, and the social sciences.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, December 13, 2019

Take an in-depth look at the notes on artistic techniques and paint recipes found in the margins and flyleaves of a few rare books in our collections.

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