Free Online Course – Humphry Davy: Laughing Gas, Literature, and the Lamp

The Davy Notebook project is launching a free, online course on Humphry Davy and his times that may be of interest to members of the society and their students. The course covers Davy's life and times, links with Frankenstein, material on Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey, Davy’s poetry, scientific discoveries, and his links to transatlantic slavery and much more. The course starts on Monday 9th October and runs for four weeks. While learners can do the activities asynchronously, the Davy project team will be on hand every day to foster discussion and answer questions. You can enrol here: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/humphry-davy.

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