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Department of History and Philosophy of Science


Dr Salim Al-Gailani
History of medicine and the life sciences since 1800

Dr Leah Astbury
Early modern medicine; history of reproduction; history of the body; domestic medicine; the family; gender

Dr Andrew Buskell
Philosophy of the biological, cognitive and social sciences

Dr Matt Farr
Philosophy of science and metaphysics

Dr Jessica Hamel-Akré
Medicine and literature in the long eighteenth century; social history of women's food refusal; philosophy of appetite control

Dr Boris Jardine
Modernism and the sciences; scientific instrumentation; the history of the book

Professor Nick Jardine (Emeritus Professor)
Early-modern cosmology; historiography of the sciences; history of natural history

Dr Natalie Kaoukji
Early modern natural philosophy and medicine

Dr Sebestian Kroupa
Early modern life sciences and medicine in global contexts

Dr Jessica J. Lee
Environmental history of Britain; natural history from 18th century to the present

Dr Richard A. McKay
Twentieth-century history of medicine and public health

Dr Harriet Mercer
Environmental history; climate history; global history

Dr Rune Nyrup
Reasoning in science

Dr Jonnie Penn
History and philosophy of 20th-century mathematical sciences and technology

Dr Carolin Schmitz
History of medicine in early modern Spain

Professor Jim Secord (Emeritus Professor)
Social history of science; life and earth sciences

Dr Andreas Sommer
History of the human sciences and medicine