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Lunchtime Lecture: Art for science's sake

Start: Nov 1, 2012 1:15:00 PM
End: Nov 1, 2012 1:55:00 PM

Yes, STS's very own Dr Chiara Ambrosio, will be giving one of UCL's popular lunchtime lectures.

Should We Clone Neanderthals?

Start: Nov 8, 2012 4:00:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2012 6:00:00 PM

[broken image] The exciting and rapid advances of science are changing society.  Whilst offering possibilities to relieve human suffering and enhance human potential, science sometimes collides with philosophical beliefs.  

Fireworks in Ealing

Start: Nov 8, 2012 6:15:00 PM
End: Nov 8, 2012 7:30:00 PM

Author (and STS lecturer) Simon Werrett talks about his book 'Fireworks: Pyrotechnic Arts and Sciences in European History'


This event is held in partnership between Waterstones Ealing and Ealing Libraries. Copies of the book will be available for sale.

STS Seminar: Big Data; Big Deal

Start: Nov 12, 2012 4:15:00 PM

[broken image] The STS Seminar is the department's lecture series for exploring themes relevant to science and technology studies, and our many contributing disciplines. These normally are held Monday afternoons, fortnightly during the teaching terms.

Seminar: Sociology of Secrecy

Start: Nov 14, 2012 3:00:00 PM
End: Nov 14, 2012 4:30:00 PM

As part of the UCL Sociology Network Seminar Series STS's Dr Brain Balmer will be discussing the sociology of secrecy. Shhhhh!

STS Seminar: Helen Curry

Start: Nov 26, 2012 4:15:00 PM
End: Nov 26, 2012 5:30:00 PM

Abstract to follow

'Theatres of Science' workshop

Start: Nov 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM
End: Nov 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM

27th November 2012, Haldane Room, University College London

London PUS Seminar: Steve Fuller

Start: Nov 28, 2012 4:15:00 PM
End: Nov 28, 2012 6:00:00 PM

Steve Fuller (Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology, University of Warwick)
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