About “Legacies of Eugenics”

Legacies of Eugenics is a research and engagement project focusing on the history of eugenics in the United Kingdom, especially the history of eugenics associated with staff at UCL. It is funded by the Office of the Provost at UCL.

Project aims

  1. investigate the history of eugenics research in UCL
  2. investigate the history of eugenics research in UK universities
  3. investigate the history of eugenics education, both formal and informal, as an instance of public engagement with science

Project team

  • Professor Joe Cain is Project Director (blog)
  • Dr Maria Kiladi is STS Research Fellow in History of Eugenics

Legacies of Eugenics is hosted by UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies (STS).