SANTORIO FELLOWSHIP for Medical Humanities and Science


announced by fondazione comel – institutio santoriana as an international scheme entitled to the Italian physician Santorio Santori (1561-1636), who introduced the quantitative method to medicine and is considered the father of experimental physiology.

The fellowship aims at encouraging cooperation amongst scholars across the Europe and is awarded to early career researchers and PhD students whose interests in the field of Medical Humanities (History of Medicine and Biology, History and Philosophy of Science, History of Ideas, Classics) are particularly strong and well recorded.
For the academic year 2016-2017, the scheme will support participants of the international conference Humours, Mixtures and Corpuscles. A Medical Path to Corpuscularism in the Seventeenth Century organised by Fabrizio Bigotti and Jonathan Barry.

application process
5 Santorio Fellowships, worth of 500 euros each, will be offered throughout by means of an application process.
Applicants should send a title of their report provided with abstract (max. 300 words), CV (max. 2 pages) and a reference letter to
The deadline is 22 February 2017 with successful applications notified in March 2017.

For further details or queries please contact Dr Fabrizio Bigotti (