PhD Research Students Supervised

Professor Joe Cain supervises doctoral students via UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) for the MPhil-PhD programme. This page lists current students, plus those he supervised in the past.

Applications for new students are welcome. Please discuss proposals well in advance of submitting an application. Professor Joe Cain’s supervisory range covers history of the life sciences and history of biology from Enlightenment to the present, science policy as it relates to life sciences, science communication and public engagement as it relates to life sciences. History of palaeontology, history of evolutionary biology, history of eugenics, and history of Darwinism are topics of special interest. The preference is to focus on Anglophone topics only.

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Current Research Students

Research student Cain's supervision About the student
Xiaoyu Liu 2nd Liu
Paul Ranford 2nd Ranford
Joanne Nicholl 2nd Nicholl
Nathan Bossoh 2nd Bossoh
Dario Galvao visiting


Completed Research Students