Lindsey Fitzharris

2018 Shortlist

Lindsey Fitzharris received her doctorate in the History of Science, Medicine and Technology at the University of Oxford and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Wellcome Institute. She is the creator of the popular website The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice, and she writes and presents the YouTube series Under the Knife. She has written for the Guardian, the Lancet, New Scientist, Penthouse and the Huffington Post, and has appeared on PBS, Channel 4, BBC and National Geographic. 

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    Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

    • The Butchering Art

      By Lindsey Fitzharris