- Eg: Early Modern Ireland
- Early Modern British Isles & Ireland
- Modern British Isles & Ireland
My research interests include the history of palaeontology, especially the work of William Buckland, Elizabeth Philpot and Charles Lyell; people and places; and scientific networks. I have managed a number of digital humanities projects, including the digitisation of Charles Lyell’s fossil collection and associated archives, and acted as Oxford lead for the Royal Albert Memorial Museum’s HMS Challenger project. I am currently supervising an AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership studentship on university collections, academic teaching, and the making of geology (1813–74).