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Miller DP, 2017, 'The story of ‘scientist: The story of a word’', Annals of Science, vol. 74, pp. 255 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790.2017.1390155

Miller DP, 2016, 'Of patents, principles, and the construction of heroic invention: The case of Neilson's hot blast in iron production', Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 160, pp. 361 - 422

Miller DP, 2016, 'The Limits of Matter. Chemistry, Mining & Enlightenment', ANNALS OF SCIENCE, vol. 73, pp. 110 - 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790.2015.1064997

Miller DP, 2016, 'Review of Hjalmar Fors, The Limits of Matter. Chemistry, Mining & Enlightenment', Annals of Science: a review of the history of science since the thirteenth century, vol. 73, pp. 110 - 112

Miller DP, 2015, 'The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768-1820, vol 8', ISIS, vol. 106, pp. 924 - 925, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000369575200040&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2015, 'The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768-1820, vol 7', ISIS, vol. 106, pp. 924 - 925, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000369575200039&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2015, 'David Roger Oldroyd 1936–2014 [Obituary]', Australian Academy of Humanities, Annual Report, vol. 2014-15, pp. 44 - 46

2015, 'David Roger Oldroyd (20 January 1936 – 7 November 2014) An Appreciation', Annals of Science, vol. 72, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790.2015.994863

Miller DP, 2015, 'Review of Neil Chambers, The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, vols 7 and 8', Isis: international review devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences, vol. 106, pp. 924 - 925

Miller DP, 2014, 'Science in the Twentieth Century and Beyond.', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICS AND HISTORY, vol. 60, pp. 501 - 502, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000342625400043&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2013, 'Is Water H2O? Evidence, Realism and Pluralism', AMBIX, vol. 60, pp. 295 - 296, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000322369400010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2012, 'TESTING POWER AND TRUST: THE STEAM INDICATOR, THE 'REYNOLDS CONTROVERSY', AND THE RELATIONS OF ENGINEERING SCIENCE AND PRACTICE IN LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN', HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 50, pp. 212 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/007327531205000204

Miller DP, 2012, 'The Historiography of the Chemical Revolution: Patterns of Interpretation in the History of Science', ANNALS OF SCIENCE, vol. 69, pp. 581 - 584, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790.2011.627454

Miller DP, 2012, 'Progressive Enlightenment: The Origins of the Gaslight Industry, 1780-1820.', BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 45, pp. 466 - 467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007087412000891

Miller DP, 2012, 'Testing Power and Trust: The Steam Indicator, the 'Reynolds Controversy' and Engineering Science and Practice in Late Nineteenth-Century Britain', History of Science, vol. 50, pp. 212 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/007327531205000204

Miller DP, 2011, 'Pursuing Power and Light: Technology and Physics from James Watt to Albert Einstein', BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 44, pp. 609 - 610, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007087411001130

Miller DP, 2011, 'The Singular and the Making of Knowledge at the Royal Society of London in the Eighteenth Century', ANNALS OF SCIENCE, vol. 68, pp. 563 - 565, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790903243365

Miller DP, 2011, 'History from Between', TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE, vol. 52, pp. 610 - 613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/tech.2011.0109

Miller DP, 2011, 'The political economy of discovery stories: The case of Dr Irving Langmuir and general electric', Annals of Science, vol. 68, pp. 27 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033791003761926

Miller DP, 2011, 'The Paradoxes of Patenting at General Electric: Isador Ladoff's Journey from Siberian Exile to the Heart of Corporate Capitalism', Isis, vol. 102, pp. 634 - 658, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/663597

Miller DP, 2011, 'The Mysterious Case of James Watt's '"1785" Steam Indicator': Forgery or Folklore in the HIstory of an Instrument?', Transactions of the Newcomen Society, vol. 81, pp. 129 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/175812110X12869022260231

Miller DP, 2010, 'The Making of Modern Science: Science, Technology, Medicine and Modernity: 1789-1914', SOCIAL HISTORY OF MEDICINE, vol. 23, pp. 421 - 422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/shm/hkq017

Miller DP, 2010, 'The Language of Mineralogy: John Walker, Chemistry, and the Edinburgh Medical School, 1750-1800.', ISIS, vol. 101, pp. 218 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/653876

Miller DP, 2009, 'Scales of Justice: Assaying Matthew Boulton's Reputation and the Partnership of Boulton and Watt', MIDLAND HISTORY, vol. 34, pp. 58 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/175638109X406587

Miller DP, 2009, 'Tides of History: Ocean Science and Her Majesty's Navy', ISIS, vol. 100, pp. 429 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/605263

Miller DP, 2008, 'Joseph Banks and the British Museum: the world of collecting', ISIS, vol. 99, pp. 175 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/589355

Miller DP; Levere TH, 2008, '"Inhale it and See?" The Collaboration between Thomas Beddoes and James Watt in Pneumatic Medicine', AMBIX, vol. 55, pp. 5 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/174582308X255389

Miller DP, 2008, 'Seeing the chemical steam through the historical fog: Watt`s steam engine as chemistry', Annals of Science, vol. 65, pp. 47 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00033790701503127

Miller DP; Levere TH, 2008, '`Inhale it and See?` the collaboration between Thomas Beddoes and James Watt in pneumatic medicine', Ambix, vol. 55, pp. 5 - 28

Miller DP, 2008, 'Principle, practice and persona in Isambard Kingdom Brunel`s patent abolitionism', British Journal for the History of Science, vol. 41, pp. 43 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007087407009892

Miller DP, 2008, 'Intellectual property and narratives of discovery/invention: The League of Nations` draft convention on `scientific property` and its fate', History of Science, vol. 46, pp. 299 - 342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/007327530804600303

Miller DP, 2008, 'Review of Neil Chambers, Joseph Banks and the British Museum', Isis, vol. 99, pp. 175 - 176

Miller DP, 2007, 'Charles Darwin, geologist.', AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 112, pp. 272 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/ahr.112.1.272

Miller DP, 2007, 'Science and beliefs: From natural philosophy to natural science, 1700-1900', Annals of Science, vol. 64, pp. 120 - 122, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242934800013&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2006, 'The last man who knew everything: Thomas Young, the anonymous polymath who proved Newton wrong, explained how we see, cured the sick, and deciphered the Rosetta Stone, among other feats of genius', Nature, vol. 441, pp. 409 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/441409a

Miller DP, 2005, 'Speculative truth: Henry Cavendish, natural philosophy, and the rise of modern theoretical science.', ANNALS OF SCIENCE, vol. 62, pp. 546 - 547, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000233287700012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2004, 'Absolutely fabulous history of science?', Social Studies of Science, vol. 34, pp. 453 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306312704042094

Miller DP, 2004, 'True myths: James Watt's kettle, his condenser, and his chemistry', HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 42, pp. 333 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/007327530404200304

Miller DP, 2004, 'James Watt, vol 1: His time in Scotland, 1736-1774.', BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE, vol. 37, pp. 203 - 206, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000223349300010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Miller DP, 2004, 'Fabulous science: Fact and fiction in the history of scientific discovery', Social Studies of Science, vol. 34, pp. 453 - 459, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/030612704042094

Miller DP, 2004, 'True myths: James Watt`s kettle, his condenser and his chemistry', History of Science, vol. 42, pp. 333 - 360, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/007327530404200304

Miller DP, 2004, 'Gompertz, Benjamin (1779-1865)', New Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 21, pp. 720 - 721

Miller DP, 2004, 'Gilbert (Giddy), Davies (1767-1839)', New Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 21, pp. 172 - 174

Miller DP, 2004, 'Blagden, Charles (bap. 1748, d. 1820)', New Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 21, pp. 59 - 60

Miller DP, 2004, 'Birch, Thomas (1705-1766)', New Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 21, pp. 802 - 803

Miller DP, 2004, 'Barrington, Daines (1727/8-1800)', New Dictionary of National Biography, vol. 21, pp. 63 - 65

Miller DP, 2004, 'Review of Trevor Levere and G.L.E. Turner (eds) Discussing chemistry and steam', Chemical Heritage, vol. 22, pp. 45 - 46

Miller DP, 2004, 'Review of Richard L. Hills, James Watt. Volume 1: His time in Scotland, 1736-1774', British Journal for the History of Science, vol. 37, pp. 203 - 206

Miller DP, 2004, 'Review of Giuliano Pancaldi, Volta: Science and culture in the age of enlightenment', Metascience, vol. 13, pp. 238 - 241

Miller DP, 2004, 'New sounds, new society', Metascience, vol. 13, pp. 190 - 195


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