UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

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Staff books include:

Agar - Science and Spectacle

Spelling, Alex

Alex Spelling was awarded his PhD in 2008 from the University of Nottingham where he worked on a Diplomatic History of the US-UK ‘special relationship’ under President Richard Nixon. He subsequently taught Modern American History at the University of Southampton for one year followed by four years at the University of Aberdeen, specialising in 20th Century US Foreign Policy, particularly during the post-1945 era, amongst numerous other teaching responsibilities. Dr Spelling’s research interests lie in Cold War History from a transatlantic perspective with special reference to the US-UK relationship. He has published several articles and chapters related to the management of and issues affecting the relationship during the 1970s. He is currently working on a monograph of the special relationship’s transitional status between 1967 and 1979.

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