Back to results

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities

Visit project website

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities The project investigates the significance of science fiction for the medical humanities, and is intended to pathfind for a future, large-scale research project.

Science fiction isn’t confined to novels, short stories, and cinema; it also gives us a style and substance for our visions of medical progress. This project doesn’t investigate only the familiar genre elements of narrative fiction, cinema and TV. It also explores the so-called ‘technoscientific imaginary’, and its imagining of future possibilities enabled by biomedical progress.

Funded by:  Wellcome Trust

Main contact:  Dr Gavin Miller

Start date:  2015

End date:  2016


Keywords: Creative WritingLiteratureScience Fiction

Associated people: