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Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Dr Jeff Hughes

BA, PhD

Publications

2017
Hughes, J. (2017). A Portrait of the Physicist as a Young Ham: Wireless, Modernity and Interwar Nuclear Science. In Being Modern . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. . Publication link: 549ce60d-19b5-4735-be9c-9b7dad24901b
2016
Hughes, J. (2016). Mugwumps? The Royal Society and the Governance of Postwar Science. In D. Leggett, & C. Sleigh (Eds.), Scientific Governance in Britain, 1914-1979 . (pp. 81-99). Manchester: Manchester University Press. . Publication link: 886b608a-3404-49fc-a225-c9ffe28da8e5
Hughes, J. (2016). Unity through Experiment? Reductionism, Rhetoric and the Politics of Nuclear Science, 1918-40. In H. Kamminga, & G. Somsen (Eds.), Pursuing the Unity of Science: Ideology and Scientific Practice Between the Great War and the Cold War . (pp. 50-81). Abingdon and New York: Ashgate. . Publication link: b024c021-6661-44b1-a00b-ce49448ad0e2
2012
Hughes, J. (2012). What is British nuclear culture? Understanding Uranium 235. British Journal for the History of Science, 45(4), 495-518. DOI: 10.1017/S0007087412001021. Publication link: 176edb57-e8c1-4391-9468-002b51f2c16a
Hughes, J. (2012). Doing diaries: David martin, the royal society and scientific london, 1947-1950. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 66(3), 273-294. DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2012.0037. Publication link: 64c403a7-3cf6-47ce-9651-bada528185d8
2010
Hughes, J. (2010). 'Divine right' or democracy? The Royal Society 'revolt' of 1935. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 64(1), S101-S117. DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2010.0048. Publication link: 253dad0b-d6ac-4462-b5cc-5e1f51ab1c6b
Hughes, J. (2010). Introductory comments to final discussion session. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 64(1), S173-S176. DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2010.0050. Publication link: 276772cd-45c8-4c7c-bc45-89c641bb672f
2009
Hughes, J. (2009). Making isotopes matter: Francis Aston and the mass-spectrograph. Dynamis, 29, 131-165. DOI: 10.4321/S0211-95362009000100007 . Publication link: 6227ef79-d994-40ab-97a5-5dc306a87172
2008
Hughes, J. (2008). William Kay, Samuel Devons and memories of practice in Rutherford's Manchester laboratory. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 62(1), 97-121. DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2007.0043. Publication link: adc64b1d-236c-428a-bb98-cf1e873761bd
2007
Hughes, J., Bauer, M. W. (Ed.), & Bucchi, M. (Ed.) (2007). Insects or neutrons? Science news values in interwar Britain. In Journalism, Science and Society. Routledge. . Publication link: 7ab71fd5-3e28-418c-8f74-03454ab2e3ff
2005
Hughes, J., Fox, R. (Ed.), & Gooday, G. (Ed.) (2005). Redefining the Context: Oxford and the Wider World of British Physics, 1900-1940. In Physics in Oxford 1839-1939. Oxford University Press. . Publication link: fb08386e-58ec-4b06-a6a2-c5804c1afafb
2004
Hughes, J. (2004). Deconstructing the bomb: recent perspectives on nuclear history. British Journal for the History of Science, 37(4), 455-464. DOI: 10.1017/S0007087404006168. Publication link: b71e1fd5-e7ba-4521-8f17-ca9ad11b49fe
Hughes, J., Grandin, K. (Ed.), Wormbs, N. (Ed.), & Widmalm, S. (Ed.) (2004). The History of Science, the Public, and the 'Problem' of Policy. In The Science-Industry Nexus. Science History Publications. . Publication link: 393d3732-f447-46f4-9dee-6e1517d751d4
2003
Hughes, J. (2003). The Strath report: Britain Confronts the H-Bomb, 1954-1955. History and Technology, 19(3), 257-275. DOI: 10.1080/0734151032000123981. Publication link: cef75655-d35c-4f5f-bec0-a8530b716e99
2002
Hughes, J., & James, F. A. J. L. (Ed.) (2002). Craftsmanship and Social Service: W.H. Bragg and the Modern Royal Institution. In 'The Common Purposes of Life'. Ashgate. . Publication link: f4db1903-1512-4f08-b5a1-ba64eb6301bf
Hughes, J. (2002). The Manhattan Project and the Birth of Big Science. Icon/Columbia University Press.. Publication link: 37c63037-e389-4588-a2da-149c994adee2
Hughes, J., & Nye, M. J. (Ed.) (2002). Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics. In Cambridge History of Science Vol .5. Cambridge University Press. . Publication link: 207785db-6b05-42f9-a790-449464be0a51
2001
Hughes, J., Bordry, M. (Ed.), & Radvanyi, P. (Ed.) (2001). Interactions and Comparisons Between France and Britain: Joliot, Chadwick and Blackett. In Oeuvre et Engagement F Joliot-Curie. EDF Sciences. . Publication link: f4866d96-ca38-467e-861f-5bb6c58f0072
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