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Upcoming Events

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are preferred in our museum. Learn more on our COVID Information page.

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.

Public Events
Saturday, February 11, 2023

Explore the materials that impact your world at a day of FREE hands-on science and engineering fun for all ages!

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, February 11, 2023

This “drop-in” tour explores the importance of water and the histories of pollution and protection that have changed our relationship to this vital substance.

Science on Tap
Monday, February 13, 2023

Jason Weckstein will guide us virtually through Belém, Brazil, where he co-led a research team to discover and describe the region’s bird and bird parasite diversity.

Lunchtime Lectures
Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Former UCL curator Subhadra Das will discuss the work of the little-known Victorian scientist who coined the term eugenics.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, February 23, 2023

Our February Joseph Priestley Society program features two speakers on the forefront of alternative methods of drug delivery: Alina Rui Su and Daniel S. Kohane.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, February 25, 2023

From Rachel Carson to ACT UP, explore how scientists and activists have shaped discovery and created change.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, March 11, 2023

This “drop-in” tour explores the importance of water and the histories of pollution and protection that have changed our relationship to this vital substance.

Programs, Lectures & Talks
Thursday, March 16, 2023

NPR’s Neela Banerjee and Yale professor Paul Sabin discuss the similarities, differences, and potential conflicts between journalistic and academic accounts of the past.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, March 23, 2023

Our March Joseph Priestley Society program will feature experts on the forefront of how artificial intelligence is impacting drug discovery.

Museum Programs & Activities
Saturday, March 25, 2023

Drop in for a tour highlighting the central role of women in shaping chemistry and the material sciences throughout history.

Joseph Priestley Society
Thursday, April 6, 2023

Our final Joseph Priestley Society meeting of the season will feature a lively discussion on three years of COVID and how best to coexist with the virus.

Research
Monday, May 15, 2023

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

Research
Monday, August 14, 2023

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