Martin Robert's doctoral thesis awarded two prizes

Congratulations to Martin Robert, Postdoctoral research fellow, who has been awarded two prizes for his doctoral thesis (defended in 2019) entitled La fabrique du corps médical. Dissections humaines et formation médicale dans le Québec du XIXe siècle [The Fabric of the Medical Body. Human dissections and medical training in 19th-century Quebec]: the Jean-Charles Sournia Prize from the Société française d'histoire de la médecine [French society for the history of medicine] and the 2020 thesis prize from the Société française d'histoire des sciences et des techniques [French society for the history of sciences and techniques]. The award ceremonies for these two prizes will take place in November in Paris.  The thesis is currently being reviewed for publication at McGill-Queen's University Press.

To know more about Dr Robert's doctoral research, and his ongoing postdoctoral project, you are invited to attend the 16 November session of the History of Science, Medicine and Technology seminar. You can register for this session here. Martin Robert is also co-convener this Michaelmas Term of the Historians in the public sphere seminar, for which you can register here.

the medical student

'The medical student' by Albert Smith. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)