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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Experimental Gardens from Francis Bacon to Today

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 7 October 2019 - 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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Making New Plants: A History

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 10 February 2020 - 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
All Visiting Professor in the History of Science Series

Utopian Gardens