Centre for History and Philosophy of Science

Centre for History and Philosophy of Science

Our research embraces many aspects of the history of science, technology, and medicine, from the 17th century to the present day.

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Our rich collections provide exciting opportunities for your research, and for developing the skills valued in the museum world and more generally in the workplace.

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Our fortnightly seminars are held during term-time and both staff and students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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Formally, Leeds HPS dates back to 1957, when a local philanthropist, Bernard Gillinson, donated funds to establish a new academic unit.

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