Jenny Bangham has been awarded the 2014 Marc-Auguste Pictet Prize for her PhD thesis.
The Wellcome Trust has made a three-year Strategic Award for completion of the Casebooks Project.
Congratulations to Jim Secord on the publication of his new book.
Leah Astbury looks at narratives of reproduction in the 16th and 17th centuries.
An interdisciplinary conference, ‘Con/Tested: Sperm Science, Sterility and Masculinity’, will be held on 11–12 September 2014 in the Department of Sociology.
Many congratulations to Ayesha Nathoo, who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship to work for three years from 1 October 2014 at the Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter on ‘Cultivating Relaxation in Twentieth-Century Britain’.
The Wellcome Trust has approved a further no-cost extension to the Generation to Reproduction strategic award, so the project will now run till 30 September 2016.
Cambridge historians of medicine and biology are using a Wellcome strategic award to take a concerted approach to the history of reproduction. The cross-disciplinary group of researchers will offer fresh perspectives on issues ranging from ancient fertility rites to IVF. Building on a lively field of historical investigation, this will provide a fresh basis for policy and public debate.