Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine blog
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Prof Manon Parry
Risky Histories, Medical Heritage, and Human Remains
Clare Hickman, University of Newcastle
‘Sick hands, thin and white, were always slipping offerings across my windowsill, offerings for the little birdlings’: Multispecies sensory encounters within and around British tuberculosis sanatoria
Amelia Bonea, CHSTM
Archives of the Earth: Fossil Histories and the Global Entanglements of Indian Palaeontology, 1920s-1970s
Adedamola Adetiba, University of Huddersfield/CHSTM
Understanding Antimicrobial Stewardship from a Historical Context in Nigeria
Clare Edington, University of California, San Diego
Morphine, cocaine and the slippery history of pain relief/pleasure seeking in colonial Vietnam
In 2024 it will be 10 years since the passing of John Pickstone. The first Annual Pickstone Lecture will mark this sad anniversary. Our speaker will be Sam Alberti (National Museums Scotland & University of Stirling)
We are excited to welcome Prof Janina Onuki and Dr Gabriela Ferreira from the University of São Paulo, Brazil, who will be joining us for a pair of events focused on ‘Innovation Diplomacy’ and academic policy engagement related to science, technology, medicine and humanitarian intervention.
Knowing Childbirth is the title of Leah de Quattro’s recently submitted PhD dissertation, conceived in 2014 as a part-time 1+3 ESRC-funded project, which included a pilot study leading to an MSc dissertation and an open-access journal article.
A new research project, funded by a Wellcome Trust Career Development Award, has started at CHSTM. Led by Dr. Cinzia Greco, it will explore different dimensions of medical uncertainty.
Dr Sarah Dry (University of Cambridge)
From the cradle of systems thinking to the birth of global climate: the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis and beyond