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Jenny Bulstrode

PhD student

College: Wolfson
Supervisor: Simon Schaffer, Richard Dunn
Thesis topic: Instrumentation and the magnetic crusade
Research interests: Social, industrial and economic history of the physical sciences, late 18th and early 19th century



'The face of a metal, fish perspectives, skin, and the bomb', in Migrants: art, artists, materials and ideas crossing borders, Archetype Publications Ltd, (forthcoming).

'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.