Meet the team


AileenProfessor Aileen Fyfe (PI, St Andrews) is a social and cultural historian of the sciences, with particular interests in the publishing and popularisation of the sciences in Britain. Read more on her ‘spotlight’ from the St Andrews School of History blog, and see her School of History webpage. Twitter: @AileenFyfe


Dr Noah MoOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAxham worked on the early modern part of the project. His doctoral thesis was on the links between institutional organisation and publishing practices in early modern science.  Besides the history of science, his interests include early modern print and manuscript culture (particularly ephemeral and periodical literature), news and correspondence networks, and the history of communication more broadly.  He is now a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Kent. Twitter: @NoahMoxham

Dr Jphoto for websiteulie McDougall-Waters worked on the nineteenth-century part of the project. She completed her PhD in early 2013 on the publishing history of school atlases and British geography (1870–1930). This was based on her research in the archives of Scottish mapmaker-publisher John Bartholomew & Son. She is a historical geographer with interests in the production, movement, communication and reception of (scientific) knowledge in the late nineteenth, twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

CamillaDr Camilla Mørk Røstvik dealt with the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. She works on the intersections of science, gender studies and art: her PhD thesis examined diversity and art at CERN, while her MA dissertation focused on Rosalind Franklin’s images. Her interests include post-1950 science history, feminist art history and visual culture. In 2017, she won a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at the University of St Andrews, researching the visual culture of menstrual art and advertising. Twitter: @CRostvik