October 20, 1995


"The Measurers: a Flemish Image of Mathematics in the 16th Century" is part of an exhibition of mathematics from the 16th century at the Museum of the History of Science, The exhibition closes on December 15 (open Monday-Friday until October 1 then Tuesday-Saturday, 12noon-4pm). Information: Dr Jim Bennett, Museum of the History of Science, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3AZ. Tel: 01865 7280. Email:


Birkbeck College has organised a day school on the role of science in the criminal justice system. It will be held on November 4 (9am-12.50pm) in the Science Museum, South Kensington, SW7. Information: Dr Shani Gbaja, Course Director, Centre for Extra-Mural Studies, Birkbeck College, 26 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DQ. Tel: 0171 631 6662.


A conference organised by the Office for Public Management on November 6 and 7 (day 1: 9.45am-9pm; day 2: 8.30am-3.30pm) will bring together a wide range of perspectives on women's current position in society. Keynote speakers include: Nell Merlino, founder of the Take our Daughters to Work Campaign. Conference workshops will explore: how women-friendly the world is today; how women's lives may be influenced in the near future by political shifts between personal and community responsibility; the change in media perceptions of women. Venue: Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington. Information: Debra Cartledge, Events Co-ordinator, Office of Public Management, 252B Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8JT. Tel: 0171 837 9600/fax 837 5800.


Following the withdrawal of a keynote speaker, the one-day conference organised by the Teacher Education Group "A New Agenda for Research in Teacher Education?' organised for October 21 at the University of London's Institute of Education has been cancelled.

Cancellation fees and details of the new date for this conference will be circulated in the near future.

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