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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.

Library Pop-Up
Friday, December 13, 2019

From drinks to cakes and all the courses in between, join us as we explore cookbooks and recipes from our historical collections.

Saturday Speaker
Saturday, December 14, 2019

How does sleep deprivation affect our brain’s ability to function?

WikiSalon
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Oral History
Monday, January 6, 2020

Join us for our winter training workshop at the Institute’s Philadelphia headquarters.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, January 16, 2020

Daniel Jon Mitchell, research fellow and director of the Science History Institute’s Center for Historical Research, hosts the January gathering of the Joseph Priestley Society.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, February 13, 2020

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

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.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, March 12, 2020

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

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.

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.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, April 9, 2020

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

Awards
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Celebrate with us at our signature event honoring the remarkable history of science and technology.

Oral History
Monday, May 11, 2020

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

Conferences and Symposia
Thursday, May 28, 2020

This two-day graduate and early-career conference will address the interactions between science education and science popularization from the perspective of history and social science.