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Diseases of Modern Life Database Launch

The ERC-funded project Diseases of Modern Life: Nineteenth Century Perspectives is pleased to announce the launch of its database for researchers. The database contains a list of over 3000 references, gathered together by researchers on the project. The majority of these are primary sources, with a small selection of secondary sources which provide historical context, from [...]

How to Present at a Conference

By Jemma Houghton Follow @PlantHistorian Conferences are a great place to share your research, get feedback, and network in your academic community. However, it can be nerve-wracking to present for the first time… or even the second, tenth or hundredth time! The key is to be well-prepared. Here are some tips to [...]

By |2019-06-05T18:25:20+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on How to Present at a Conference

Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

By Erin Beeston Follow @Erin_bee As a historian of science, technology or medicine you might think of your research as being grounded in documentary sources or other media, such as oral history recordings or film. However, even if material culture isn’t your area, museum collections offer a variety of [...]

By |2019-04-12T20:09:58+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Exploring museum collections: practical advice for scholars  

Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

By Alexander Longworth-Dunbar Follow @AlexLDunbar Image © genome.ch.bbc.co.uk Recovering the Media Landscape As any historian who has attempted to reconstruct the British media landscape of the twentieth century will know, finding even basic information about programming in the past can be nigh on impossible. Broadcast media have historically been ephemeral, disappearing [...]

By |2019-04-12T19:16:12+00:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, Postgraduate Resources & Advice, Postgraduates|Comments Off on Using the BBC Genome Project for Cultural History

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