Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

The Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHoSTM) is an academic department of King's College London which teaches and researches the History of Science.


Originally, it was one of Imperial College London's three departments forming the London Centre for the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology. CHoSTM's offices are located in the Central Library at Imperial College's South Kensington Campus in London, United Kingdom.

CHoSTM was formed in 1992 and subsequently merged with the Humanities Programme in 2007, although the subject had been taught by the college since 1963. It was the highest rated UK history department in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.[1]

Move to King's College London

At the end of 2012 King's College London announced that the Centre would become part of their campus.[2]

See also


  1. "RAE 2008: history results". The Guardian. 18 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-12-28.
  2. "Top History Unit Moves to King's". King's College London. 7 December 2012. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
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