Fellow in Focus

William Newman

William Newman, 2015–2016 Cain Distinguished Fellow at CHF.

The Rohm and Haas Fellow in Focus Lecture series gives the Beckman Center’s scholars an opportunity to present their work to a broad audience interested in history, science, and culture. 

Fellow in Focus programs are presented by CHF’s Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry, home to CHF’s fellowship program and the heart of academic programming within the organization. 

CHF gratefully acknowledges June Felley for her generous support of the Rohm and Haas Fellow in Focus lecture series.

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Simon Werrett, “Science at Home: Domestic Spaces, Thrift, and Experiment in the 17th and 18th Centuries”

Simon WerrettApril 6, 2016
Using CHF’s remarkable collection of paintings and engravings of early modern laboratories, Werrett will introduce us to the ingenious “experimental philosophers” who based their operations in home laboratories equipped with domestic furnishings and utensils. 
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