President Kristian CamilleriKristian Camilleri is a lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. After studying physics and History and Philosophy of Science, he completed his PhD in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Melbourne in 2005. Kristian has published in the history and philosophy of modern physics, and is currently engaged in research on the role of metaphors in science, and the different forms of reasoning historically employed in thought experiments. Email:
NicolaVice-President Nicola Marks is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wollongong. She studied natural sciences and genetics at Cambridge and completed a Masters by Research in human genetics at Edinburgh. She then did her PhD in Sociology of Scientific Knowledge also at Edinburgh. Her research interests include reproductive technologies, science controversies, language and public engagement in science.  She is currently CI with Assoc. Professor Sarah Ferber and Professor Vera Mackie on an ARC Discovery Project entitled “IVF and Assisted Reproductive Technologies: The Global Experience”. Email:
Treasurer Adam Lucas is Senior Lecturer in Science and Technology Studies at the adam-o-s-parl-hse-hbtUniversity of Wollongong. He completed three postgraduate degrees in science and technology studies and the history and philosophy of science at the University of New South Wales between 1993 and 2004. His current research focuses on energy policy responses to anthropogenic climate change and the history of premodern and early modern technology. He is the author of numerous articles and two monographs, Wind, Water, Work: ancient and medieval milling technology (Brill 2006) and Ecclesiastical Lordship, Seigneurial Power and the Commercialization of Milling in Medieval England (Ashgate 2014). He is currently working on several projects, including special issues for Technology and Culture and Osiris, and a book series featuring policy-relevant work by Australian STS and environmental humanities scholars. Email:
jw-squareWebsite Admin: John Wilkins, Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne, specialises in the history and philosophy of biology, and in particular of classification and taxonomy. He has published books on the history of the concept of species (Species: A history of the Idea, 2009, and Defining species: a sourcebook from antiquity to today 2009, and on the philosophy of classification, The nature of Classification (2013, with Malte Ebach). Email:

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