Dr David Lowther

'A Foot in the Door: After the PhD'


David Lowther is currently Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Durham University, having studied for his BA, MLitt and PhD at Newcastle University in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. His research focuses on the history and philosophy of nineteenth-century science, particularly the role of visual culture in the codification of scientific disciplines and creation of knowledge. He is Visiting Library Scholar at the Zoological Society of London, an Advisory Board member of the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, and Chair (Arts and Humanities) of Durham University Research Staff Association.