Dr Patricia Fara - A Lab Of One’s Own

Deepings Literary Festival 2019

Science and Suffrage in the First World War

Venue: The Science Lab, The Deepings School 

Patricia Fara lectures in the History and Philosophy of Science department at Cambridge University, and from 2016-18 was President of the British Society for the History of Science. Her talk reveals the untold lives of female scientists, doctors and engineers who helped to win the war. Her Science: A Four Thousand Year History (2009) is translated into nine languages and was awarded the Dingle Prize by the British Society for the History of Science.

2018 saw the publication of A Lab of One’s Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War. Other titles include Newton: The Making of Genius (2002), An Entertainment for Angels: Electricity in the Enlightenment (2002), Sex, Botany and Empire (2003) and Pandora's Breeches: Women, Science and Power in the Enlightenment (2004).

Book Tickets

Tickets: £5.00 (includes refreshments)


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