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CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era This is a call for papers for a workshop which will explore the history of the British Post Office from its monopolisation of the telegraph service in 1869 under control of the state until the privatisation of the telecommunications business as British Telecom. The history of the [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on CFP: The British Post Office in the Telecommunications Era

BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

Date: Monday 6 February 2017, 5:30pm Venue: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX  (Nearest tube: Russell Square) Event: British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture Title: The Syon Abbey Herbal (before AD 1517), the last monastic herbal in Britain Speaker: John Adams, Member, Syon Abbey Research Associates Overview: The Syon Abbey Herbal, written [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|BSHS Announcements, General Events, News, Seminars & Public Lectures, University College London|Comments Off on BSHP Lecture: The Syon Abbey Herbal

The BSHS Welcomes the ESHS!

The BSHS is delighted to announce that we will be hosting the 8th International Conference for the European Society for the History of Science in London from September 14-17 2018. The theme for the conference will be Unity and Disunity, broadly and inclusively interpreted, and the main venue will be University College London. Further details to follow, [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|BSHS Announcements, Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on The BSHS Welcomes the ESHS!

Upcoming Lecture: Antarctic Exploration Medicine

Date: Monday 10 October 2016, 5:30pm Venue: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX  (Nearest tube: Russell Square) Event: British Society for the History of Pharmacy lecture Title: Antarctic Exploration Medicine Speaker: Dr Henry Guly, Retired Consultant in Emergency Medicine Overview: Dr Guly qualified in 1974 and has been a consultant in Accident and [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, Medicine general, News, University College London|Comments Off on Upcoming Lecture: Antarctic Exploration Medicine

Food and Medical Traditions from the Plant World: Exploring Herbal Uses

UCL Spices and Medicine presents a half-day symposium, Food and Medical Traditions from the Plant World: Exploring Herbal Uses UCL School of Pharmacy, Brunswick Square, London Wednesday 12 October 2016 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM Free event; pre-registration required. Join us at University College London (UCL) for an afternoon of exploring the changing role of herbal [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Conferences, Symposia & Workshops, News, University College London|Comments Off on Food and Medical Traditions from the Plant World: Exploring Herbal Uses

Tom Quick

NameTom QuickRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusOngoingStart Year2007 (All day)Thesis TitleZoology, Physiological Psychology and Conduct in Imperial Britain, 1828-1879.SupervisorStephen Jacyna and Helga SatzingerDepartmentWellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine

By | July 12th, 2011|Institution, Psychiatry Psychoanalysis, Psychology, Subject Area, Theses, University College London|Comments Off on Tom Quick

Karen Buckle

NameKaren BuckleRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatusongoingStart Year2005Thesis TitleVagaries of Sight: The Eyes in Eighteenth Century EnglandSupervisorHarold Cook and Andrew WearDepartmentWellcome Unit for the History of Medicine

By | July 11th, 2011|Institution, Medicine general, Subject Area, Theses, University College London|Comments Off on Karen Buckle

Jennifer Marie

NameJennifer MarieRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year2000End Year2004Thesis TitleBritish genetics in the 1930sSupervisorJoe CainDepartmentScience and Technology Studies

By | July 11th, 2011|Institution, Life sciences, Subject Area, Theses, University College London|Comments Off on Jennifer Marie

Jack Stilgoe

NameJack StilgoeRegistration TypePart TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year2000End Year2004Thesis TitleThe sociology of mobile phone risk regulationSupervisorBrian BalmerDepartmentScience and Technology Studies

Sakura Gooneratne

NameSakura GooneratneRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreePhDStatuscompletedStart Year1996End Year2005Thesis TitleThe White Dwarf Affair: Chandrasekhar, Eddington and the Limiting MassSupervisorAndrew GregoryDepartmentScience and Technology Studies

By | July 11th, 2011|Astronomy, Institution, Subject Area, Theses, University College London|Comments Off on Sakura Gooneratne