Patricia Fara

Cambridge historian of science and author of Newton: The Making of Genius

Patricia Fara is an historian of science at the University of Cambridge and an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College, where she was previously Director of Studies in the History and Philosophy and Science.

She is the author of a number of books, including Science: A Four Thousand Year History (OUP, 2009) and A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War (OUP, 2017). Her latest book, Life after Gravity: Isaac Newton's London Career (OUP, 2021), looks at Newton's life as a cosmopolitan gentleman and depicts an uncomfortable side of his biography with which we are much less familiar.

 Patricia Fara.

Patricia Fara is an historian of science at the University of Cambridge and an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College, where she was previously Director of Studies in the History and Philosophy and Science.

She is the author of a number of books, including Science: A Four Thousand Year History (OUP, 2009) and A Lab of One's Own: Science and Suffrage in the First World War (OUP, 2017). Her latest book, Life after Gravity: Isaac Newton's London Career (OUP, 2021), looks at Newton's life as a cosmopolitan gentleman and depicts an uncomfortable side of his biography with which we are much less familiar.