Needham Research Institute (Lǐ Yuēsè Yánjiūsuǒ 李约瑟研究所)|Lǐ Yuēsè Yánjiūsuǒ 李约瑟研究所 (Needham Research Institute)
Founded by the scholar Joseph Needham (1900–1995), the Needham Research Institute provides facilities and research materials for specialists in the history of East Asian, especially Chinese, contributions to science and medicine. Resources include an extensive document library and other materials on East Asian science and culture and a program of seminars by scholars from around the world.
The mission of the Needham Research Institute, founded by scholar Joseph Needham (1900–1995), is to provide scholars with excellent facilities for research into the history of science, technology, and medicine in East Asia, most prominently China. The Institute, which houses the East Asian History of Science Library and is home to the Science and Civilisation in China project, is situated in west Cambridge, England, on the grounds of the University of Cambridge’s Robinson College.