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Science in the City

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‘Science in the City’

A one-day conference
and meeting of the
Irish Network for the History of
Science, Technology and Medicine

3 October 2014
at the
Edward Worth Library

10.30am to 11.00am: Registration and coffee
11.00am to 12.30 pm (Chair: Catherine Cox, UCD)

Adrian Kirwan (NUIM):‘Telegraphy in the nineteenth-century city’.

Tanya O’Sullivan(QUB): ‘The perception of place and the ‘origins of handedness’ debate: towards a cognitive cartography of evolutionary ideas in Late Victorian Dublin’

Tomas Irish(TCD): ‘Irish academic experts in a world war’


12.30pm to 1.30pm: Lunch


1.30pm to 2.30pm: (Chair: Peter Bowler, QUB)

Ida Milne(NUIM): ‘The 1918 flu in Dublin’

Mary Mulvihill (Ingenious Ireland): ‘Science in the city: taking stories onto the street’


2.30pm-2.45pm: Break


2.45pm to 4.00pm: (Chair: Juliana Adelman, SPD)

Foundation of Irish Network for the History of STM

4.00pm: Close


Registration fee: 5 Euro (does not include lunch).

Fee can be paid on the day but places must be booked in advance.

Please contact Juliana Adelman: juliana.adelman@spd.dcu.ie

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