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Researcher awarded Wellcome Investigator Award for Medical Humanities

Dr Jessica Reinisch has been awarded a Wellcome Investigator Award for a research project into 'The reluctant internationalists: a multidisciplinary history of public health and international organisations, movements and experts in the 20th century'.

Researcher awarded Wellcome Investigator Award for Medical Humanities

Dr Jessica Reinisch of the Department of History, Classics and Archaelogy has been awarded a Wellcome Investigator Award, amounting to over £700,000, for a research project into ‘The reluctant internationalists: a multidisciplinary history of public health and international organisations, movements and experts in the 20th century’.

This is the first time that this kind of award has been made available for research in the field of Medical Humanities. The Awards are made to researchers at two levels - New Investigators and Senior Investigators - depending on their experience, and of the nine researchers who received an award, Dr Reinisch was the only New Investigator.

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