‘’Time and Emotion’’ : Byrne Bussey Marconi Lecture, Michael Weatherburn

On 10 June, amidst centuries’ worth of scientific implements at the Museum of the History of Science, Michael Weatherburn gave the fifth Byrne Bussey Marconi Lecture. Titled ‘Time and Emotion Study: Anne Shaw, Metropolitan Vickers, and Work Experiments on the

Wireless, Relativity and the Ether : Byrne Bussey Marconi Fellowship research, 2013

from Jaume Navarro, Ikerbasque Research Professor, Universidad del País Vasco hear Dr Navarro’s lecture on wireless and ‘the ether’, recorded Feb. 21 2014 In 1919, at the end of the Great War, Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity received tremendous

Business, politics and technology at the dawn of radio broadcasting: the Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture, Marconi Day, 2013

Gabriele Balbi (USI) delivered the 2013 Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture on Marconi Day, 20 April, on the subject of why the Marconi Company was apparently slow to appreciate the broadcasting option of wireless. From the first development of wireless communication, the

From point-to-point to radio: Byrne-Bussey Marconi Lecture, 20 April 2013

Dr Gabriele Balbi (University of Lugano and Byrne-Bussey Marconi Fellow, 2012) will speak about the Marconi Company’s understanding of two ideas of communication (point-to-point and one-to-many) that were at the basis of two different media: the telegraph and radio broadcasting.

Visiting Fellowships at the Bodleian Libraries, for 2016-17

The Bodleian Libraries are now accepting applications for Visiting Fellowships to be taken up during academic year 2016-17. Fellowships support periods of research in the Special Collections of the Bodleian Libraries. Fellows are hosted in the Visiting Scholars’ Centre at

2011-12 Fellows at the Centre for the Study of the Book

The CSB hosted four short-term Visiting Fellows in 2011-12 Dr Susan Nalezyty, Renaissance Society of America/Bodleian Library Research Grant, 2012 My month-long residency at the Bodleian Library was a productive one, both for discovering important research findings and for making professional