Health histories and public policy at History Day 2022

Health histories and public policy at History Day 2022

This blog post introduces the morning session at the upcoming History Day, a free one day event enabling people to explore collections and sources. This year’s theme will be ‘Human Discovery: Experiencing Science’. This event is part of the Being Human festival, the...
Exploring collections for History Day

Exploring collections for History Day

This blog post was written by Sophie Swann, history undergraduate student at the University of Leicester. Sophie completed a placement at the Institute of Historical Research, where she explored Medicine and Science collections in the IHR library as part of our...
Linnean Society Collections Profile

Linnean Society Collections Profile

This post was written by Will Beharrell, Librarian at the Linnean Society. It is part of a series of posts on the theme of Environmental History for History Day 2021. The Linnean Society of London, founded by James Edward Smith in 1788, is the world’s oldest learned...