Courses & Events


Online course on Women in Science

Continuing Education at the University of Liverpool is running a short 5-credit online women’s history course focusing on exploration and science in the 19th-early 20th century. Women and Exploration is taught by Dr Claire Jones and will run from September 7 2015.

Nubia_(1890)_-_TIMEAAll are welcome; a course fee applies.

To find out more and enrol please visit: 

Image from A Thousand Miles up the Nile (1890 edition) by Amelia Edwards.


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Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival (Aug 1-2)
Edinburgh Festival Fringe (Aug 18-23)

electric voice theatre presents a cascade of fascinating dramatic works by some of the UK’s leading female composers inspired by the lives and works of significant female scientists past and present.

In August, we will be focusing on the lives and work of Miriam Rothschild (entomology), Rosalind Franklin (DNA) and Mary Anning (palaeontology) with music by Judith Bingham, Karen Wimhurst, Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Lynne Plowman, Shirley Thompson, Kate Whitley and Frances M Lynch.

For further details and to book online please visit 

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