Created for Jim Endersby, this Visiting Professorship aims to explore the history of how our understanding of science has developed.

Current Professor

Professor Jim Endersby

Jim is Visiting Gresham Professor in the History of Science. 

He is Professor of the History of Science at the University of Sussex and specialises in Victorian natural history and the modern genetics and has presented programmes for BBC Radio 4.

Professor Endersby's lecture series are as follows:

2020/21 Darwin's Descent: Monkeys, Orchids and Myths

2019/20 Utopian Gardens

All lectures by the Visiting Professor in the History of Science can be accessed here.

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All Visiting Professor in the History of Science Lectures
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Darwin, Breeding and Barnacles

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 5 October 2020 - 6:00PM
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Making a Monkey out of Darwin

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 30 November 2020 - 6:00PM
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The Secrets of Darwin’s Greenhouse

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 8 February 2021 - 6:00PM
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Darwin‘s Troubled Legacy

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 22 March 2021 - 6:00PM
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Good Gardeners of Planet Earth? The Vision of Silent Running (1972)

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 23 March 2020 - 6:00PM
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Making New Plants: A History

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 10 February 2020 - 6:00PM
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Gardens of Empire: The Role of Kew and Colonial Botanic Gardens

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 2 December 2019 - 6:00PM
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Experimental Gardens from Francis Bacon to Today

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 7 October 2019 - 6:00PM
All Visiting Professor in the History of Science Series

Darwin's Descent: Monkeys, Orchids and Myths

Utopian Gardens