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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 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