Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers

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Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers
Sine Nobis Scientia Languet
Latin for Science Languishes Without Us
Location: Montague Close, Southwark
Date of formation: 1956
Company association: Scientific instrument-makers
Order of precedence: 84th
Master of company: Keith Etherington
Motto: Sine Nobis Scientia Languet
Latin for Science Languishes Without Us
Website: wcsim.co.uk

The Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers is one of the 110 Livery Companies of the City of London. The Company promotes the craft of scientific instrument-making, the exchange of ideas and information between members and guests, and science generally by offering scholarships to science students.

The organisation was originally formed in 1956 and the City granted it livery status in 1964. It ranks 84th in the order of precedence for the Livery Companies.

Its motto is Sine Nobis Scientia Languet, translated from Latin as Science Languishes Without Us.

The Company's livery hall, the Scientific Instrument Makers' Hall, is located just outside the City, on Montague Close, by the southern end of London Bridge, in the borough of Southwark.

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