Brocks Illuminations 1906 postcard

Dissertations and Research Projects (Master’s)

Postgraduate taught students in UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) undertake summer research projects resulting in dissertations or research reports. Professor Joe Cain supervises some students in this work, as do all academic staff in STS. The formal UCL module codes include: HPSC0097 Research Projects (formerly HPSCGA98) For students undertaking: History and Philosophy of Science MSc Science, Technology, and Society MSc Role as supervisor…

Robert E. Sloan | American Paleontologist | by Professor Joe Cain | 2008

Interview with Robert E. Sloan

A series of¬†oral history interviews in 1996 with Professor Robert E. Sloan (Bob)¬†regarding his career, the recent history of paleontology, and the life of an American scientist in the second half of the twentieth century. These comprise 16 sessions, from tape recorded interviews. These transcripts are from cassette tapes now on deposit at University of Minnesota Archives, Twin Cities campus. The interviewer is Professor Joe…

Interview with Prime Minister

DSDP Interviews and Oral History (Doctoral School Training Workshop) | Homework

DSDP Interviews and Oral History (Doctoral School Training Workshop) | Homework Professor Joe Cain teaches this module at UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) for UCL Doctoral School.   This is a transcription exercise for ProfJoeCain’s “Interviews and Oral History” workshop. Instructions Listen to this 30-second audio clip (link to SoundCloud). Make a transcription. If it helps save a bit of typing, the…

Interview with Prime Minister

DSDP Interviews and Oral History (Doctoral School Training Workshop)

Professor Joe Cain teaches this module at UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS) for UCL Doctoral School. Interviews and Oral History This practical course is designed for those wishing to use interviews and oral history as a strategy for data collection. This course aims (1) to improve skills for those wishing to create recorded interviews as part of their data gathering, (2) introduce…