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Published or forthcoming Articles & Papers

Publication date - 2024/25

Book chapter (Forthcoming): Kola Nut entry in A Brief History of Stuff - published by the Science Museum Group

The Science Museum Group is publishing an edited popular book called A Brief History of Stuff which is due to be released soon in coming years. Based on my research as the London Science Museum's Research Curator, I contributed an entry to the book on the global history of the kola nut, an inconspicuous fruit found growing across Western African tropical forests which has historically held a myriad of indigenous and colonial functions.

Publication date - 2024/25

Article Publication (forthcoming): Classification, Observational Practice, and Henry Seebohm's The Birds of the Japanese Empire in Late-Victorian Britain

This is the publication found in my 'Other Research Project' page for the Anglo-Japanese Visions of Science transnational project. This article will be published in Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London.

November - 2021

Review of Peter Harrison & Jon Roberts' Science Without God? Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism (2019)

I reviewed the book Science Without God (2019) for the Science and Christian Belief Journal - Volume 33 (Issue 2)


Article Publication: Scientific Uniformity or "Natural" Divine Action: Shifting The Boundaries of Law in the Nineteenth Century

This article is part of a special issue for the Zygon journal featuring six other scholars. In this special issue we aim to address a gap in the scholarly literature, namely the rise of German criticism and its relation to the sciences. My own article focuses on a group that I call the 'Neo-Newtonians' who responded to the problem of miracles amidst the rise of German Biblical criticism.


Article Publication: ' A Victorian hope for aerial navigation: Argyll as a theorist of flight and the first president of the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain.

This paper is on the establishment of the Aeronautical Society of Great Britain (1866), with a focus on the first president, the 8th Duke of Argyll, and his ornithological work to uncover the connection between bird flight and aerial navigation.

April 2020

Review of Matthew Stanley's Huxley's Church and Maxwell's Demon: From Theistic Science to Naturalistic Science (2015)

I reviewed this book for the April issue of the Science and Christian Belief Journal - Volume 32 (Issue 1)

March 2020

INSBS article - Uniformity, biblical criticism, and supernatural activity in the 19th century

I wrote this short piece on the history of miracles for the International Network studying Science and Belief in Society.


Winner of Christians in Science Student Essay Competition

I was the winner of the 2018 CiS student Essay competition, where the prize was £500 plus my essay published. The topic was, Which historical aspect of the relationship [between science and religion] do you think as been the most significant?:

November 2019

Review of B. Billingsley and M. Nassaji, Exploring Secondary School Students' Stances on the Predictive and Explanatory Power of Science. (Science & Education)

This is a review that I wrote on research in secondary school science and religious education undertaken by Professor B. Billingsley and M. Nassaji in 2019:

Published Work: Experience

Publication date - October 2023

Science Museum Group Blog Post: Black History Month blog post - self-led trail across Science Museum galleries

For Black History Month 2023 I contributed to a new Science Museum Group blog post which is a self-led trail across the galleries of the Science Museum. The purpose of this self-led trail is to highlight the hidden/marginalised narratives of black individuals and communities in the history of science, technology, and medicine using objects and displays across the London Science Museum. 

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