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Exhibition: Back from the Dead: Demystifying Antibiotics

4 November 2016 – 21 May 2017, Museum of the History of Science, Oxford University The rise of the superbug. A pressing contemporary issue? Or a problem dating back 80 years? Will modern medicine save us from antibiotic resistance, or will we need to save ourselves? 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of the first human [...]

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“MEDIEVAL PHYSICS IN OXFORD” ONE-DAY CONFERENCE

This event will be a one-day conference on the 27th February 2016 at St Cross College, Oxford on medieval physics in Oxford. This conference is intended to challenge the commonly held view of the prolonged gap in the progress of Western civilisation's understanding of the natural world between the theories of the Ancient Greeks, led [...]

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Deadline extended: CfP Ada Lovelace Postgraduate Workshop

Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace “That brain of mine is more than merely mortal; as time will show.” A workshop for graduate students and early career researchers Tuesday 8 December 2015 Mathematics Institute and St Anne’s College, Oxford The mathematician Ada Lovelace (1815-1852), daughter of poet Lord Byron, is celebrated as [...]

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Viviane Quirke

NameViviane QuirkeRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatuscompletedEnd Year2000Thesis TitleExperiments in collaboration': the changing relationship between scientists and pharmaceutical companies in Britain and France, 1935-65SupervisorRobert Fox and P J WeindlingDepartmentHSTM

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Christopher Chilvers

NameChristopher ChilversRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatusongoingStart Year1999Thesis TitleConceptions of science and dialectics in the Marxist history of science in Britain and the Soviet Union, 1922-36SupervisorRobert FoxDepartmentHSTM

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Terje Brundtland

NameTerje BrundtlandRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatusongoingStart Year2000Thesis TitleNew contrivances: a study of Francis Hauksbee's instruments and experimentsSupervisorRobert FoxDepartmentHSTM

S Adams

NameS AdamsRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatusongoingStart Year1992Thesis TitleThe influence of the light aeroplane on life and literature in the twentieth centurySupervisorP J WallerDepartmentHSTM

By | July 11th, 2011|Art, Institution, literature, Science, Science and culture, Subject Area, Theses, TV and film, University of Oxford|Comments Off on S Adams

Efstathios Arapostathis

NameEfstathios ArapostathisRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatusongoingStart Year2002Thesis TitleThe process of the growth of industrial research and development from the late nineteenth century to the Second World WarSupervisorRobert FoxDepartmentHSTM

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J B Lourdusamy

NameJ B LourdusamyRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatuscompletedEnd Year2000Thesis TitleScience and national consciousness: a study of the response to modern science in colonial Bengal, circa 1870-1930SupervisorD A WashbrookDepartmentHSTM

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S R M May

NameS R M MayRegistration TypeFull TimeDegreeDPhilStatuscompletedEnd Year2000Thesis TitleUnderstanding smallpox: variola minor in England and Wales, 1919-35SupervisorM J DobsonDepartmentHSTM

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