April 2014

Congratulations to Leah Astbury, who has been awarded first prize for her paper on ‘Caring for Newborns in Early Modern England’ in the Social History Society postgraduate conference paper competition.

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Cities and Towns as Epidemiological Drivers

17–18 March 2014

A workshop on ‘Cities and Towns as Epidemiological Drivers: Emerging Issues in Urban Historical Demography‘ was held at the Department of Geography on 17–18 March 2014.

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Ultrasonic image of 11-week fetus, 1963. Courtesy BMUS Historical Collection.

Wellcome Lecture

16 January 2014

The Ninth Cambridge Wellcome Lecture in the History of Medicine was given by Professor Malcolm Nicolson (University of Glasgow) on Thursday 16 January 2014.

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Gabriella Zuccolin

Research fellowship

December 2013

Gabriella Zuccolin, who has been lecturing on medieval medicine this term, has been awarded a three-year Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship to work on a project on ‘Women’s medicine between script and print, c.1450–1600′. Congratulations!

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