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Students

Our postgraduate research students are undertaking projects in a range of areas.

Square brackets in the research student listings indicate a working title. Please contact students via their supervisors.

PhD students

Andrew Ball

Science, the humane movement, and the changing moral economy of animal slaughter in Britain, circa 1878-1958
ESRC-funded collaborative studentship with the Humane Slaughter Association

Supervisors: Carsten Timmermann and Robert Kirk

Erin Beeston

Spaces of industrial heritage: a history of uses, perceptions and remaking of the Liverpool Road Station site, Manchester
AHRC-funded collaborative studentship with the Museum of Science and Industry

Supervisor: James Sumner
Supervisory representatives at MSI: Georgina Young

Rachel Boon

A history of the Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill
AHRC-funded collaborative award with the Science Museum

Supervisor: James Sumner
Supervisory representatives at the Science Museum: Tilly Blyth and Liz Bruton

Iqra Choudhry

Unlocking the SCAR archive: the sixty-year long consolidation of Antarctic governance through polar research
ESRC-funded collaborative studentship with SCAR

Supervisor: Simone Turchetti
Supervisory representative at SCAR: Jenny Baeseman

Andrea del Campo Peirano

[Industrial working conditions in Chile]

Supervisor: Ian Burney
Co-supervisor: Ana Carden-Coyne, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Rachel Douglas

The sound of worship: architectural acoustics in British ecclesiastical space since 1800
ESRC-funded collaborative studentship with the Church of England

Supervisor: Vlad Jankovic

Francesca Elliott

Power-assisted learning? Exhibiting, interpreting and teaching on technology in the twentieth-century industrial city
AHRC-funded collaborative award with the Science Museum

Supervisor: James Sumner
Supervisory representative at MMSI: Jan Hicks and Sarah Baines

Peter Eveleigh

The democratisation of flying

Supervisor: Simone Turchetti
Co-supervisor: Guy Gratton, Cranfield University

Kate Hiepko

Managing the 'pissing evil' in a welfare dictatorship: The history of diabetes research, care and prevention in the German Democratic Republic, 1958-1989
Funded by the AHRC

Supervisor: Carsten Timmermann
Co-supervisor: Steve Parker, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Cam Sharp Jones

Colonial ethnography and human antiquity in India, 1820-1900
Funded by the Leverhulme Trust

Supervisors: Pratik Chakrabarti and Ian Burney

Nicola Sugden

The Work of D W Winnicott and the history of psychodynamic approaches in Psychiatric Services for Children and Adolescents in Britain since the Second World War
ESRC-funded collaborative studentship with the Squiggle Foundation

Supervisor: Carsten Timmermann
Co-supervisor at Lancaster University: Celia Roberts
Supervisory representative at the Squiggle Foundation: Adrian Sutton