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PhD Showcase

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A showcase of research by current PhD students in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science. Featured talks include the following:

  • Kim Alexander – The problem with the ‘Pope Rule’: what past mistakes mean for the history of contraception today
  • Thomas Banbury – The meteorology of the mind: vaporous analogies in medieval thought
  • Leo Chu – Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and other Green Revolutions, 1950–2000
  • Janna Müller – Conceptualising asteroids in the Solar System: the classification of celestial bodies in early 19th century astronomy
  • Niall Roe – Charles Peirce and (early) experimental science
  • Daniela Sclavo – Chile and flavour: the history of chile conservation in Mexico, 1970s–present
  • Timothy Sim – The history of dengue fever in Singapore, 1965–2000
  • Philipp Spillmann – The N = 1 problem in astrobiology
  • Xinyi Wen – The ‘Scientific Revolution’ and plants that look like us

This talk is part of the Departmental Seminars in History and Philosophy of Science series.

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