Taniguchi Medal: 2018 winner Ms Manikarnika Dutta

Congratulations to Manikarnika Dutta, DPhil candidate with the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Faculty of History, for winning the 2018 Taniguchi Medal for her essay 'Drunkenness, disease, and death broods over the portals: Liquor and Regulation of the Health of European Sailors in Nineteenth-century Calcutta.

Manikarnika's doctoral studies were funded by the the Wellcome Trust-funded project: 'From Sail to Steam: Health, Medicine and the Victorian Navy'.