Mailing Lists

The postgraduate forum has its own mailing list on JISCmail. However, you may find the following lists of interest too:

The University of Warwick’s HistMed mailing list
H-sci-tech-med from H-Net.

Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is the leading funding body for the history of medicine in the UK. It also has a superb library and archive which will almost certainly be of use to you with your research. Ross MacFarlane, the Research Officer in the library, has kindly sent us the following links:

Wellcome History magazine

WF Medical History and Humanities Funding – (Small Grants in particular)

Wellcome Library Blog – (and we’re where you’d imagine us to be on Twitter and Facebook)

Whewell’s Ghost, collaborative HPS blog


Bethlem Heritage
The History Blogging Project
The History of Emotions Blog (Queen Mary, University of London)
Provoke History Blog
The Wellcome Library Blog

Book Reviews

H-Net recently posted a list of history of medicine book reviews to coincide with the 2011 Anglo-American conference.

Social Media

An excellent piece by Naomi Coquillon at the National Museum of American History blog explains how Twitter can be a useful tool for historians looking to share articles and sources with one another.

You can get our Twitter feed on @PGHistMed

There is also a (short but expanding) list of History of Medicine departments and funding bodies who have Twitter accounts.