UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

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POSTPONED: Science in History Seminar: Simon Mitton

Start: Jan 14, 2013 4:15:00 PM

Dr Simon Mitten: University of Cambridge

Symposium: New History of Scienitfic Experience

Start: Jan 16, 2013 5:00:00 PM
End: Jan 16, 2013 6:00:00 PM

Participants: Professor Lorraine Daston, Dr Simon Werrett (UCL), Dr Rhodri Lewis (Oxford), Dr Sachiko Kusukawa (Cambridge) and Prof Martin Mulsow (Erfurt), chaired by Prof Laurence Brockliss (Oxford).

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Will the Geek Inherit the Earth? 

Start: Jan 21, 2013 6:00:00 PM

[broken image] What is the place of science in modern society?
Who counts as a scientist? What do I have to do get earn that identity? 
Which activities count as rightfully "scientific" and which activities certainly should not?

Film Night: Fantastic Voyage (1966)

Start: Jan 23, 2013 6:30:00 PM

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