MixLab 2018: A public engagement experiment

A report by Jemma Houghton. At the beginning of July, I agreed to take part in an experiment…one to see what an artist and a researcher could produce after 4 hours locked (metaphorically) in a room together. This engagement experiment was MixLab, a collaborative project between the Public Programmes team at the University of Manchester … Continue reading MixLab 2018: A public engagement experiment



By Jemma and Francesca On Tuesday 12th June 2018 we made our way to Glasgow with CHSTM’s James Sumner for the Unvierseum conference that was taking place between Wednesday 13th June and Friday 15th June (with optional tours on the weekend which we did not attend). Universeum is a European academic heritage network that focuses … Continue reading UNIVERSEUM 2018

Manchester Histories Festival 2018

[Header credit: Drew Forsyth] Guest blog by CHSTM Master's students Ann Caroline Danielsen and Ellie Welch. Manchester Histories Festival’s Celebration Day took place in the Central Library and had stalls from museums, institutions, and history groups from across the North West. CHSTM had its own stall highlighting the history of medicine and the NHS at … Continue reading Manchester Histories Festival 2018

Cities and Science Summer School

School Report By Erin Beeston This summer, I escaped the drizzle of Manchester to attend a six day summer school on Cities and Science: Urban History and the History of Science in the Study of Early Modern and Modern Europe at the CEU in beautiful Budapest. Around twenty postgraduate students from a variety of disciplinary … Continue reading Cities and Science Summer School