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Jenny Bulstrode

Junior Research Fellow, Jesus College

I am a Junior Research Fellow at Jesus College, carrying out postdoctoral research on climate change in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science, with a particular focus on globalisation and fossil capital.

AHRC interview

Research interests

I have broad research interests, in particular relating to social, industrial, and economic history of the physical sciences in late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Curriculum Vitae


'The face of a metal and the skin of a bomb', in Lucy Wrapson, Victoria Sutcliffe, Sally Woodcock, Spike Bucklow (eds) Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders, Archetype Publications, December 2019,

'Riotous assemblage and the materials of regulation', History of Science, June 2018, (OnlineFirst).

'Edward John Dent’s glass springs, archive and technical analysis combined' Antiquarian Horology, 2, 39, June 2018, 225-243. ISSN 0003-5785.

Editor, A survey of the networks bringing a knowledge of optical glass-working to the London Trade, 1500–1800, Whipple Museum of the History of Science, November 2016. ISBN-13: 978-0-906271-28-5.

'The Industrial Archaeology of Deep Time', British Journal for the History of Science, Vol. 49, Iss. 01, March 2016, 1-25.


2018    Sarton Prize for the History of Science, American Academy of Arts and Sciences,

2014    The Industrial Archaeology of Deep Time, Singer Prize, British Society for the History of Science,

2014    Angela Dunn-Gardiner Scholarship for performance in NST Part III, Girton College.

2014   Isabella Crawshaw Prize for Natural Sciences, Girton College. Crawshaw née Burnet was a research worker for the Industrial Fatigue Research Board and published papers on repetitive work and motivation.