Thesis title: The Origins of Museums in Scotland - Robert Sibbald's "Auctarium Musaei Balfouriani" [Preliminary title]
BA (Hons) Natural Sciences (Chemistry) - The Open University
MA (Hons) History - The University of Edinburgh
MSc History - The University of Edinburgh
Tutor - The Historian's Tookit
I am interested in the history of early modern science, collecting and museums. My PhD project is looking at the way in which the collecting of natural history specimens in Scotland c.1700 led to the generation, distribution and questioning of knowledge about nature.