Frank Arthur John Lord James#


Frank Arthur John Lord James
Email:frank.james 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:3395
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:HISTORY & ARCHAEOLOGY
Username:fjames
Elected:2012
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 2019 - present Professor of the History of Science, University College London
  • 2004 - 2019 Professor of History of Science, the Royal Institution
  • 1997 - 2004 Reader in History of Science, the Royal Institution
  • 1986 - 1997 Lecturer in History of Science, the Royal Institution
  • 1982 - 1986 Research Fellow in History of Science, the Royal Institution
  • 1981 - 1982 Research Fellow in the Science Education Department, Institute of Education, University of London
  • 2007 - present Visiting Professor of the History of Science at University College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Nineteenth century science
  • History of the Royal Institution
  • Michael Faraday
  • Relationship of science with other areas of society and culture
  • How scientific knowledge is applied

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences (Corresponding Member)
  • 2010 Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (Freeman)
  • 2009 Conseil international des monuments et des sites (ICOMOS) (UK Member)
  • 1981 The Royal Astronomical Society (Fellow)

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