My research is centered on the History of Early Modern Science, in particular medicine, alchemy and natural philosophy. For my doctoral research, I have studied the emergence of atomistic and corpuscular theories in late Renaissance physiology. I am currently working on the body’s assimilation of food and drugs from the perspective of matter theories.

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  • Ph.D. in History, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium) / Radboud Universiteit (The Netherlands)

  • M.A.S. in Digital Humanities, KU Leuven (Belgium)

  • M.A. in History, Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium)

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Other Publications

Elements, Atoms & Physiology: The Medical Context of Matter Theories (1567–1634). Ph.D. Dissertation. Brussels–Nijmegen: Université libre de Bruxelles–Radboud Universiteit, 2018.

Implementing a Digital Collection of Multispectral Images: A Case Study on IIIF and Omeka S. M.A.S. Thesis. Leuven: KU Leuven, 2019.

Elisabeth Moreau

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