24th International Congress of History of Science, Technology and Medicine


The organisers of the 2013 Congress gratefully acknowledge the assistance of all the learned societies, funding agencies, businesses and other bodies which have helped to make the Congress possible, through both financial and organisational support.


Principal sponsors

The International Union of History and Philosophy of Science Division of History of Science and Technology (IUHPS/DHST) convenes the four-yearly Congress series, and has underwritten the development of the Manchester Congress.

The British Society for the History of Science is the national organising body for the Manchester Congress and has provided extensive organisational and financial support, including grant schemes for overseas and student delegates.

The Wellcome Trust has provided extensive financial support for Congress activities in the history of medicine and the biosciences, including support for student delegates.

Visit Manchester has provided extensive financial support towards the Congress’s social programme.

Staff and students at the University of Manchester’s Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM) have contributed extensively to the planning and organisation of the Congress. CHSTM is part of the Faculty of Life Sciences, which has given extensive administrative support.



The following organisations have generously sponsored paper sessions, receptions and special events at the Congress: