Department of History and Philosophy of Science

Affiliated Research Scholars

Francis Neary

Francis Neary

Research interests: History of modern medical technologies, history and philosophy of psychology (especially human consciousness and the self from the late 19th century), scientific biography and museology and the material culture of science and medicine.

Selected publications

Book

Articles

Exhibitions

  • (with Simon Chaplin) 'Hip Histories' at the Hunterian Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Temporary exhibition ran from March 2006 to July 2006.
  • 'The Patient Information Centre for Joint Replacement' at Wrightington Hospital. Permanent exhibition opened in October 2006.
  • 'The Museum of Joint Replacement' at Wrightington Hospital. Permanent exhibition opened in July 2007.
  • 'Charles Darwin – Becoming a Geologist'. Temporary exhibition ran from September 2008 to June 2009 at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.
  • 'Collect'. Temporary exhibition, collaborating with the artist Catherine Watling and running from March 2009 to March 2010.
  • 'Darwin the Geologist'. Permanent exhibition opened in July 2009 at the Sedgwick Museum.