Science in Archives conference tomorrow!

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There is still time to book for the Opposites Attract: Science in Archives conference tomorrow at London Metropolitan Archives from 10am to 4pm.

Scientific thinking is distilled, recorded and kept in many archive collections. This conference will look at science found in archives and science collections. The programme is given below.

Opposites Attract: Science in Archives.

Friday 21 March 2014

London Metropolitan Archives

10 am – 4 pm

£10, booking is essential; bring a picnic.

10.20 am Anita Hollier from the CERN Archive, “CERN – accelerating science for 60 years.” 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of CERN and Anita will be looking at the development, contents and activities of the archive and some of the challenges they face.

11.30 am Felicity Henderson, University of Exeter, “Science and the City: Robert Hooke’s life in the City of London”.

1.30 pm Caroline de Stefani, LMA’s Conservation Studio Manager,  the Great Parchment Book project.

2 pm Jacqueline Cahif and Catherine Parker, the Bodleian Library, “Saving Oxford Medicine: an overview and a case study of a geneticist’s archive”.

3.10 pm Anne Barrett, Imperial College London, “Big Data – Scientists’ catalogues online.” An investigation of global linked data catalogues and bibliographical information in the history of science.

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