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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.

Thursday, September 20, 2018
Joseph Priestley Society

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes Peter Young, president, Young and Partners, and Lucy Simek, executive vice president, mergers and acquisitions, Solvay.

Monday, September 24, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

Young innovators and industry leaders come together to celebrate innovation in the chemical industry today and seek solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. 

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Exhibitions and Special Events

Interested in dark matter? Talk about it with a particle physicist. Intrigued by circadian rhythms and sleep patterns? Discuss it with a neuroscientist!

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Library

An alchemical mystery lurks in our archives. Use your detective skills to solve it while viewing fascinating treasures, as we open our vaults in celebration of American Archives Month.

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Joseph Priestley Society

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes Katrine Bosley, CEO, president, and director, Editas Medcine, Inc.

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Saturday Speaker

Scientists and artists are storytellers, but how does an artist use scientific collections to interpret and inspire new ways of seeing and understanding science?

Saturday, October 13, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Conferences and Symposia

This day-long seminar explores the correspondence of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier.           

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Exhibitions and Special Events

Experience the macabre public experiments that inspired Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Bram Stoker’s Dracula.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Joseph Priestley Society

The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes a panel led by Joel Tickner, director, Green Chemistry and Commerce Council.

Saturday, November 10, 2018
Saturday Speaker

DNA testing has become ever present, from its role in the recent apprehension of the Golden State Killer to the soaring popularity of genetic-testing kits.

Saturday, November 10, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.

Friday, November 16, 2018
Awards

Jennifer Doudna will deliver the 29th annual Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture.           

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Brown Bag Lectures

Join us for a talk by Roger Turner, Research Fellow at the Science History Institute. 

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Fellow in Focus

Haas Fellow Ingrid Ockert presents the Fall 2018 Fellow in Focus lecture.

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Saturday Speaker

Why does the biomedical research field love the zebrafish so much?

Saturday, December 8, 2018
WikiSalon

Wikipedia experts and novices alike gather for discussion and collaboration.