Seminars and Conferences

The History of Medicine Unit regularly hosts research seminars to raise the profile of the Unit within the whole of the School, the University and also the community at large.

The seminars will be held in Room WF38 (First Floor) of the Medical School at 5:30 p.m., unless otherwise stated


  • Thursday 1st May Dr Cheryl Lancaster (Durham University)
    Replication, Trust, and Three Cloned Mice
  • Thursday 15th May Dr Duncan Wilson (University of Manchester)
    Essential or Obstacle? Why Britain Doesn't Have a National Bioethics Committee
  • Thursday 29th May Prof. Christoph Gradman (University of Oslo)
    The Gold Standard of Infectious Causation: Koch's Postulates and 20th Century Medicine

All are welcome to attend

Details of future seminars are available from:

Dr Vanessa Heggie, Birmingham Fellow, History of Medicine Unit, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT.