STS Postgraduate (Research) students pursue doctoral studies, leading to a PhD or MPhil. This directory lists current and former students. It is current from September 2019.
Current STS postgraduate (research) students are listed here. They develop a digital presence as part of their training programmes, and links here are to resources they maintain themselves.
STS doctoral students 2019-20
European cultures for the use of science in policy-making
|Bossoh, Nathan||'Darwin's Pallbearer? Science, Religion and Authority Through the Life and Writings of the 8th Duke of Argyll'|
Stories and silences in modern physics collections: an object biography approach
The Land Experiments in Colour Vision. Colour as a Physical, Phenomenological, and Synthetic Object
Black women's counterstories of working in UK Higher Education Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
|Coates, Rebecca||From Deficit to Dialogue? The role of the Royal Institution in COPUS from 1985-2002|
Charles Sanders Peirce and 19C psychology: a Pragmatist development of philosophy of science and philosophy of mind, and other stories
Nineteenth-century lighthouse engineering practice in France, Scotland and England and its international impact.
|Fajinmi, Uluwadamilola||The impact of medical device reimbursement strategies on patient risk|
|Falco, Elena||How can we foster good practices in crowdsourced knowledge-production?|
|Francis, Ryan||Guided Scientific Inferences for Non-Empirical Physical Theories|
The world’s destruction in ancient (Greek) philosophy: Plato’s Timaeus and its Hellenistic Reception.
Guzman Gamez, Santiago
"Imaging/imagining Colombia": Ecology, botany, nation, and the case of Enrique Pérez Arbeláez 1929-1971.
Francis Bacon's Reform of Physick and Its Importance for Early Royal Society Experiments 1665-1800
Seeing the light? Research into the export trade in window glass and associated technology from Britain to the British Atlantic colonies in the 18th and 19th Centuries.
|Katz, Osnat||From London to Mars and Back to London: People, Objects and the History of UK Space Science|
|Keir, Scott||The Royal Institution and COPUS: lessons from the 1980s and 1990s to inform 21st century public engagement|
|Ktori, Elena||The Art, Science and Philosophy of Electronic Music and Sound|
|Kubota, Tadafumi||The role of deliberation councils in science policy making: a cross-cultural comparison between the UK and Japan|
|Liu, Xiaoyu||Expeditions in the early 20th century|
Normalising whiteness: the use of standardised anatomical models in British university teaching, 1860-1910
|Memon, Rakhshi||Ethics and Randomised Clinical Trials in adolescents self-harm and suicide: the limits to equipoise and evidence|
|Mercier, Delphine||Being with things - How non-specialised publics can increase their understanding of objects and their ability to develop projects in museums environments?|
Gender, Technology, and Makerspaces
Sir George Gabriel Stokes Bart. (1819-1903) – his impact on science and scientists
|Roberts, Henry||A History of Audience Thinking at the Science Museum|
Epistemic injustice and the interactions of patients and doctors outside the traditional clinical power hierarchies
|Van Laun, John||John Cooke Bourne (1814-1896), Lithographer 'Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, 1836-1839'|
Blood donor activism and the protest of men who have sex with men (MSM) deferral criteria
Behind the laboratory: political psychology, military culture and science in the Japanese biological and chemical warfare programme (1933-1945)
Completed Postgraduate (Research) Students
These students completed their doctoral studies in UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) since 2000). Recent dissertations are available online.
|Bankes, Edward||2020||A scientist walks into a bar: exploring science comedy as a form of science communication|
|Jubber, Rory||2020||Character, objects and properties|
|Jones, Erika||2019||Making the Oceans Visible: Science and Technology on the Challenger Expedition (1872-1876)|
|Pantazakos, Themistoklis||2019||Scientific realism under the lens of processual ontology|
|Aparicio De Narvaez, Alberto||2019||‘Accept no limits’: a study of responsibility in xenobiology.|
|Mankoo, Alexander||2019||A Historical Sociology of Teargas Technology|
|Lawrence-Mackey, Farrah||2019||Medical extractions in the 'Red' Atlantic: Translating A Mi'kmaq smallpox cure in the mid-nineteenth century|
|Wills, Hannah||2019||The diary of Charles Blagden: information management and the gentleman of science in eighteenth-century Britain|
|Lloyd, Hattie||2019||Rulers of Opinion: women at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, 1799-1812|
|Sanchez-Dorado, Julia||2018||Scientific representation in practice: models and creative similarity|
Information and control: inventing the communications revolution in Post-War Britain
"Nah, musing is fine. You don't have to be 'doing science'": emotional and descriptive meaning-making in online non-professional conversations about science
“Pluralism, values and context: understanding the boundaries of plurality in scientific practices in the case of neglected tropical diseases”
Scientific migration and the brain drain in Mexico
“We are not science museums but Ke Ji Guan”: A study of Ke Ji Guan in China and their visitors’ identity-related motivations.
Quinn Schone, Harry
What do we talk about when we talk about disease?
A Humean account of laws and causation
The common culture: promoting science at The Royal Institution in Postwar Britain
The chemistry of relations: the periodic table examined through the lens of C.S. Peirce's philosophy
Fixing the Gap: an investigation into wheelchair users' shaping of London transport
Crystallographer and Campaigner: The life and work of Dame Kathleen Lonsdale FRS (1903-1971)
The Search for Ancient DNA in the Media Spotlight: A Case Study of Celebrity Science
Neglect in Policy Problems: The Case of 'Neglected Tropical Diseases'
The Affect of Fosterage in Medieval Ireland
Breeding resilience: plant biodiversity and climate change
The Development of Horticultural Science in England, 1910-1930
Au, Yin Chung
Synthesising heterogeneity: trends of visuality in biological sciences
Exemplarising Science: From Mendel to de Vries
The impact of 10 years of public dialogue in science
From insiders to outsiders: British homeopathy as a medical reform movement, 1875-1893
Commercial and Sublime: popular astronomy lectures in nineteenth-century Britain
Natural Kinds and chemical processes
Incorporating societal concerns into research and development of security centric technologies
The Society of Arts and cultures of invention and experiment
Cho, Hyun Sook
Korean BSE protests
Kantian approaches to the philosophy of science
Performance Anxiety: The nature of performance management in the NHS under New Labour.
Impartiality in Clinical Trials
Cells from Icons to Symbols: Molecularising Cell Biology in the 1980s
Who's for the planets? - An analysis of the 'public for space exploration' and views of practitioners on their 'publics' and public communication.
The MMR Controversy
Second Best as Researcher, Second to None as Populariser? The Atmospheric Science of John Tyndall FRS (1820-1893)
Causation in Medicine
Harnessing non-modernity: A case study in Artificial Life
History of science broadcasting in the BBC
CCTV - A Technology Under the Radar?
No Natural Home: Placing the Promise of Biopharming
Logic and the invention of programming languages
Scientists' views on the scientific method
Iconicity, models and visual metaphors in Pablo Picasso: Creativity, network thinking and visual cognition
Variations on a theme: Patterns of congruence and divergence among 18th century chemical affinity theories
Representations of newly emerging and re-emerging diseases
Anatomy of the 'Brain Drain' in UK after WW2
From analysis to synthesis: Organic chemistry in the 19th century
Physiological and biological thinking in late nineteenth-century English medicine, with reference to Clifford Allbutt
Lost in translations: Discourses, boundaries and legitimacy in the public understanding of science in the UK
White dwarfs: the controversy between Chandrasekhar and Eddington 1930-1936
Mobile health risks: attempting a sociology of public science
The Importance of Place: A History of Genetics in 1930s Britain
"Snug Little Coteries": A History of Scientific Societies in Early Nineteenth Century Cape Town, 1824-1835
Corporate uses of "transparency" in GM food controversies
Galileo's mathematical philosophy
The Social and Intellectual Origins of Sir Francis Galton’s (1822-1911) Ideas on Heredity and Eugenics
Narratives of geneticization: cystic fibrosis, diabetes, and schizophrenia
pre-2000 PhDs not listed