Department Name Centre for History of Science, Technology and Medicine
Institution Name University of Kent

Departmental Information

Department Profile The Centre’s research objective is to promote history of science, technology and medicine through externally-funded research posts and postgraduate research. The Centre has been outstandingly successful in attracting substantial external funding (around £1 million in the last 5 years) from the Wellcome Trust, the Leverhulme Trust and the AHRC. Current externally funded investigations can be found in the research projects
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Faculty Teaching Staff Dr Pratik Chakrabarti; Dr Charlotte Sleigh; Dr Karen Jones;Prof Ulf Schmidt; Professor Crosbie Smith; Dr John Wills;
Areas of Expertise History of science and medicine; history of myrmecology, the science of ants; Science of Energy;
Special Resources Maddison Collection (mainly chemistry and physics pre-1850).

Course & Degrees

Undergraduate Courses History and History of Science; History of Science also offered as a joint honours subject with: English and American Literature; English and American Post-Colonial Literature; French; German; Italian; Spanish; Philosophy; Religious Studies
Undergraduate Units History of Medicine and History of Science modules with other Humanities Subjects (e.g. History)Taught
Postgraduate Courses MSc programme in Science, Communication and Society;
Research Degrees MPhil and PhD

Contact Details

Contact Name Professor Crosbie Smith
Postal Address The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine, The School of History, Rutherford College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NX
Phone +44 (0)1227 827279/823791
Fax +44 (0)1227 823791
Email [email protected]