“…stuffed in attic trunks and the minds of aging scientists.” Reflections on Technical History and the History of Technology a talk by Michael Grace

Tuesday 17th January 2017 at 2pm Discovery Museum, Newcastle NE1 4JA Whilst the benefits of studying the history of technology as a factor in understanding social, economic and political history is more or less self-evident, the benefits of studying the fundamental, underlying technical history is less so. For example, to what extent…

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MINING INSTITUTE CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2016 – Bridges

The history, science and engineering of the Tyne Bridges and the people involved in their construction With Technology Tom Dates: 28, 29 and 30 December 2016 Times (daily) 11am-12 noon Lecture, 12 noon-1pm workshop 2pm-3pm Lecture, 3pm-4pm workshop • Learn about Tyneside’s most iconic structures, the famous bridges spanning the…

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North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers Secures National Lottery Support

The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers, located in Neville Hall in the heart of Newcastle, has secured Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) support* of £4.7m, including development funding of £600,000. The overall aim of the project is to secure a sustainable future for the Institute, building on…

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