Jesse Olszynko-Gryn will take up a position as Chancellor’s Fellow and Lecturer in Health and Wellbeing Across Time and Place at the University of Strathclyde in October 2018.
Check out the latest number of BJHS for an eye-opening series of articles about ‘Reproduction on Film’.
The Twelfth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine was given by Professor Alexandra Minna Stern (University of Michigan) on 24 November 2016.
As Parliament debates the hormonal pregnancy test Primodos and its alleged links to birth defects, Jesse Olszynko-Gryn places the drug in the history of pregnancy testing and asks why the British government took so long to ban it.
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.