Projects are published or unpublished activities produced by Professor Joe Cain. Projects in this collection will include small research queries, large online projects, data stores, or activities best suited for digital distribution.

Karl Pearson and the History of Eugenics at UCL

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and its sister institutions? George Forster investigates Karl Pearson (1907) A First Study of the Statistics of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (Studies in More…

Cyril Burt in the History of Eugenics at UCL

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and its sister institutions? Beata Luchanskaya investigates Cyril Burt (1955) ‘The Meaning and Assessment of Intelligence’, The Eugenics Review, 47(2), pp. 81-91. More…

John Maynard Keynes in the History of Eugenics

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and sister institutions? Seth Jamieson investigates John Maynard Smith. 1937. Some economic consequences of a declining population, published in Eugenics Review 29(1): 13-17. More…

Major Greenwood in the History of Eugenics

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and its sister institutions? Zydon Patel investigates J.W. Brown, Major Greenwood, and Frances Wood (1920) The Fertility of the English Middle More…

Leonard Darwin in the History of Eugenics

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and other London-based institutions? Su Cheng investigates Leonard Darwin’s (1928) What is Eugenics? Part A: Investigating the Author Two of the most More…

Flinders Petrie and History of Eugenics at UCL

What was the research and advocacy that took place by personnel associated with UCL and its sister institutions? Tabea Winkler investigates Flinders Petrie. 1907. Janus in Modern Life, focusing on chapter 4, “Revolution or Evolution?”. More…

Evolution of Man Exhibit in Horniman Museum

The Evolution of Man exhibit in the Natural History Gallery in Horniman Museum. This post presents a photo gallery. The Evolution of Man exhibit has evolved significantly over many years. The current presentation is much reduced More…

Aquarium in Horniman Museum

Photo gallery for the Aquarium in Horniman Museum. The elements focusing on British coastal life mention the work on Philip Henry Gosse, whose advocacy of the aquarium and vivarium helped to launch a mid-Victorian craze More…

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