Professor Cook

Professor Alexandra Cook has been awarded a Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship for the calendar year 2019 by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. Professor Cook will be in residence 2018-19 at the Institute for Advanced Study, Nantes, France, where she will pursue her project in history of medicine and science, Bioprospecting Asia: Laurent Garcin (c. 1681-1751) and the circulation of natural knowledge. The Institute for Advanced Study, Nantes, is a global leader in promoting academic dialogue across cultures and disciplines,

*Professor Cook is on leave 2018-19 as a Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Studies, Nantes, France.