Dr Lee Macdonald, Research Facilitator

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Email: research@hsm.ox.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)1865 277 278

Lee has worked as Research Facilitator at the History of Science Museum since 2016. He has responsibility for access to the manuscript, archive and book collection of the Museum, including dealing with research enquiries.

He has an academic background in the history of science, with an MPhil degree in the subject from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the University of Leeds.

Recent publications

Kew Observatory and the Evolution of Victorian Science, 1840-1910, Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018.

‘The origins and early years of the Magnetic and Meteorological department at Greenwich Observatory, 1834-1848’, Annals of Science, 2018, Vol. 75, No. 3, pp. 201-233.

‘University physicists and the origins of the National Physical Laboratory, 1830-1900’, History of Science, published online November 2018.