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Look out in 2021 for more Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebrations and our Podcast Series “Women of Science & Music: 30 celebrations”
 Catch up on past events on the ADVENT CALENDAR“Echoes from Essex”  webpages and CHECK OUT our first programme “Echoes from Northamptonshire” at the Brixworth Music Festival. Browse the calendar below from May 8th – 17th for fascinating stories,pictures and music on Women in STEAMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths & Medicine) from Northamptonshire.

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Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebration: Delia Derbyshire

5th May 2021Delia Derbyshire
Composer
BORN 5th May 1937, Coventry, England

The Tardis Image by sonywiz

Doctor Who?

Delia Derbyshire (1937 – 2001), was the most important pioneering composer of electronic music the UK has ever produced, yet her most famous work wasn’t officially credited to her on TV until 50 years after its first airing on th

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Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebration: Elaine Bullard

11th May 2021Elaine Bullard
Botanist
BORN 11th May 1915, Greenwich, London

Elaine Bullard taken by herself 
photo provided by Sydney Gauld

Elaine Bullard (1915 – 2011) carried out her most important work in the Orkney Islands, visiting them all to study the flora, meticulously recording their Latin names. She pro

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Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebration: Isabella Gordon NEW PODCAST

18th May 2021Isabella Gordon
Marine Biologist
BORN 18th May 1901, Keith, Banffshire, Scotland

Specimens first identified by Isabella Gordon at the Natural History Museum London

From humble beginnings in Keith, Moray, Scotland, Dr Isabella Gordon (1901-1988) working at the British Museum (Natural History) had become o

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Minerva Scientifica Birthday Celebration: Helen Hopekirk

20th May 2021Helen Hopekirk
Composer
BORN 20th May 1856 Portobello, Edinburgh

“The Voice of the Mountains” by Helen Hopekirk (1856 – 1945)
(click the blue button above to listen)

A song for voice and piano, performed by Frances M Lynch, which

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