Human Sciences

From the 206 bones in our body through to the life and times of science pioneers; find out more about anatomy, historical discoveries and contemporary research.
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  1. Human evolution

    Course Date: Tue 26 Sep 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Although humans are the only surviving hominin species, this was not always the case. Journey through evolution and discover the anatomy of our ancestors, where they lived and what they looked like. Find out how we became such peculiar apes. Charles Clarke (MSc in Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology from University College London) has a special interest in hominin evolutionary research and is also committed to introducing geology to a wider audience.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £66.00

  2. The history of science

    Course Date: Mon 22 Jan 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What we call science takes many forms, from investigating the smallest constituents of matter, to producing new drugs to combat disease, to understanding the life cycle of stars. What, if anything, do these activities have in common? In this course we will uncover a fascinating story of how science has developed and diversified over the past three millennia, at the same time identifying a set of characteristics which distinguish scientific endeavour from other forms of human activity.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £52.00

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