Professor Joe Cain teaches across a broad range of subjects in history and philosophy of science, science communication, and science and technology studies. Most teaching occurs at UCL via UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS). For more information about modules, timetables, and teaching, visit the STS portal for current students. This page provides basic information about Joe’s modules to introduce the content and range. As is common throughout higher education, most teaching material for the modules themselves is located in password-protected digital environments, such as UCL Moodle.


Undergraduate Modules and Teaching


Postgraduate Modules and Teaching (Master’s Degree)


UCL Doctoral School

Over many years, Professor Joe Cain taught workshops for UCL Doctoral School. This included workshops on research ethics, interviewing and oral history, and book publishing. Sadly, these are no longer offered.


Style Guide for Assignments in Cain’s HPSC modules

Students regularly ask for guidance on issues of style for assignments. This style guide projects Professor Joe Cain’s recommendations in a form specifically written for assignments in his modules. Style is a subject that varies significantly across disciplines and communities. The guidance offered here is presented as a strong preference.