Oxford Centre for History of Science, Medicine and Technology

Oxford Centre for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology (OCHSMT) draws upon staff with interests in Ancient science, medicine and technology; medieval natural philosophy and astronomy; early modern and Enlightenment science; the history of scientific instruments; historical interactions between religion and science; evolutionary and Malthusian theory; Scientific Racism and Eugenic theory and policy; accounts of mental illness in a comparative perspective; the history of epidemics; Intellectual History; Environmental History; the global history of science, medicine and technology; science, medicine and War; and the nature of innovation in the modern medical sciences; since 2019 it has incorporated the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine.  In addition to a number of History Faculty Undergraduate courses, we offer several Option Papers on our MSc and MPhil in HSMT.  There is also a substantial community of DPhil students and postdoctoral fellows at Oxford, and we invite applications to study advanced topics with individual members of staff.

WEBSITE: www.hsmt.ox.ac.uk/home 



Administrative Assistant - Belinda Clark

Mrs Belinda Clark

01865 (2)74600


Belinda provides administrative support for both the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine (WUHMO) and the wider Faculty as part of the Board Office team.

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