Alice in Typhoidland Launch Event

13 February 2020

Portrait of Professor Sir Andrew Pollard

with Professor Sir Andrew Pollard
Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity

Professor Pollard is Professor of Paediatric Infection and Immunity at the University of Oxford, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at Oxford Children’s Hospital and Vice Master of St Cross College, Oxford. He obtained his medical degree at St Bartho...

Portrait of Dr Claas Kirchhelle

with Dr Claas Kirchhelle
Oxford Martin Fellow

I am a Lecturer of the History of Medicine at University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Oxford Martin School and the Oxford Vaccine Group. My research fuses approaches from history and the biomedical sciences to study infectious disease, pharmac...

Portrait of Dr Samantha Vanderslott

with Dr Samantha Vanderslott
Social Sciences Researcher

Samantha is a Social Sciences Researcher at the Oxford Vaccine Group and the Oxford Martin School, working within the Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease. She is currently researching parental attitudes and decisions on vacc...

Alice in Typhoidland opened on the 20th January at two sites on Broad Street in Oxford: the Weston Library and History of Science Museum. The launch night began with talks by Prof Andrew Pollard (advisor to the exhibition) and the curators Dr Claas Kirchhelle and Dr Samantha Vanderslott, followed by tours of the exhibition and a drinks reception.

Alice in Typhoidland is running at the Weston Library and the History of Science Museum, and will open at the Museum of Oxford in Winter 2020. Visit and follow Alice on Twitter at @typhoidland for more information and updates.

Following the conclusion of the exhibition in Oxford, it will travel to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention David J. Sencer Museum in Atlanta, Georgia. A travelling exhibition will also visit Bangladesh, Nepal, and India.