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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

Kathryn Ashill

Working for Wellbeing
Funded by the Wellcome Trust

Supervisor:  Robert Kirk
Co-supervisor: Simon Parry, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

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

Jemma Houghton

Plants in the era of synthetics: a history of medicinal plants and their place in twentieth century pharmacy
Williamson Studentship

Supervisor: Pratik Chakrabarti
Co-supervisor: Ian Burney

Linnea Kuglitsch

Beyond the Medicine Bottle: Materializing Madness at the Morally Managed Asylum

Supervisor: Eleanor Casella, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Co-Supervisor: Carsten Timmermann

Alexander Longworth-Dunbar

Materialising the Virtual: a Critical History of Contemporary Popular Conceptions of the Internet
Funded by the ESRC

Supervisor: James Sumner
Co-supervisor: David Kirby

Leah de Quattro

Knowing Childbirth: Birth Stories and Collective Learning
Funded by the ESRC

Supervisor: Carsten Timmermann
Co-Supervisors: Sarah Collins, Manchester Medical School, and Vicky Singleton, Sociology, Lancaster University

Iain Sturges

Translational Imaging of the Brain in the Twentieth Century: Patterns and Trends in Computerised Tomography (CT), and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) devices
Funded by the ESRC

Supervisor: Robert Kirk
Co-Supervisor: Carsten Timmermann

Cam Sharp Jones

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

Supervisors: Pratik Chakrabarti
Co-supervisor: Ian Burney

Nicola Sugden

The Work of D.W. Winnicott and the History of Child Psychoanalysis in Theory and Practice, c.1923 – c.1975
ESRC-funded collaborative studentship with the Squiggle Foundation

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

Yuting Yao

Chimney under Reconstruction or Decoration: Climate Change Communication and Negotiation in China

Supervisor: David Kirby
Co-supervisor: Vladimir Jankovic

 

Please visit the CHSTM PhD blog for more information on individual projects