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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.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Join us for a talk by Lisa Ruth Rand, Haas Postdoctoral Fellow at the Science History Institute.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

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.

Science on Tap
Monday, March 9, 2020

Kindle your enthusiasm for science, and meet new people at this monthly science café.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Join us for a talk by Courtney Wilder, Allington Dissertation Fellow at the Science History Institute.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, March 12, 2020

Attendees will come away with a better understanding of the most significant transformation of the food industry in decades and how it will affect peoples’ dietary choices in the future.

Saturday Speaker
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Joanna Behrman traces the historical roots of the ongoing gender imbalance in STEM fields.

WikiSalon
Saturday, March 14, 2020

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Join us for a talk by George Elliott, Ullyot Scholar at the Science History Institute.

Conferences and Symposia
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

The Chao Symposium explores issues of innovation as they relate to the historical, current, and future role of Houston as a leader in a technologically based society.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Join us for a talk by Ingrid Ockert, Haas Postdoctoral Fellow at the Science History Institute.

Life Sciences Pioneers Dinner
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Join us for a talk by Roger Turner, research fellow at the Science History Institute.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, April 9, 2020

Economist Robert Fry will present his outlook for the global economy. 

Saturday Speaker
Saturday, April 11, 2020

Francesca Tuazon presents the history of model organisms and the technological advances afforded by using zebrafish.

WikiSalon
Saturday, April 11, 2020

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Science on Tap
Monday, April 13, 2020

Kindle your enthusiasm for science, and meet new people at this monthly science café.

Lunchtime Lectures
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Join us for a talk by Gina Surita, history of science predoctoral fellow at the American Philosophical Society.

Philadelphia Science Festival
Thursday, April 16, 2020

Participate in a communitywide celebration of science!

Philadelphia Science Festival
Monday, April 20, 2020

Join us for a special Philadelphia Science Festival edition of Science on Tap!

Philadelphia Science Festival
Thursday, April 23, 2020

Celebrate women in science at our Philadelphia Science Festival table at Independence National Historical Park.

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