My oral history projects

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Using Oral History to Research Software Packages and Electronic Archives in Statistics

13 interviews collected with past and present staff of Rothamsted Research during the summer 2014. Interviewees: John Gower (statistician); Jackie Potts (statistician); Nathalie Castells-Brooke (bioinformatician); Brenda Watler (data processor); Michael Healy (statistician); Paul Verrier (computer scientists); Roger Payne (statistician); Brian Church (statistician); Gavin Ross (statistician); Alan Todd (statistician); Denise Legg (data processor); Margaret Glendining (archive curator); A. E. (Johnny) Johnston (agricultural scientist).

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Mario Tchou e il Laboratorio di Ricerche Elettroniche Olivetti [Mario Tchou and the Olivetti Electronic Research Laboratory]

5 interviews collected in 2007/2008 for the making of the book Mario Tchou: Ricerca e sviluppo per l’elettronica Olivetti. Interviewees: Franco Ferrarotti (sociologist and former Olivetti employee); Franco Filippazzi (computer scientist and former co-worker of Mario Tchou); Luciano Gallino (sociologist and former Olivetti employee); Elisa Montessori (Mario Tchou’s wife); Memè Tchou (Mario Tchou’s sister).

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books-2385402_1920Racconti di giorni lontani [Tales of past days]

10 interviews collected in 2006 for a science communication project about the childhood experiences of Italian scientists. Interviewees: Enrico Alleva (ethologist); Daniele Amati (physicist); Antonio Ambrosetti (mathematician); Vincenzo Balzani (chemist); Carlo Bernardini (physicist); Franco Ferrarotti (sociologist); Margherita Hack (astrophysicist); Alberto Oliverio (biologist); Carlo Alberto Redi (biologist); Tullio Regge (physicist).

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