Jon Baines ToursBill and Helen Bynum

Bill Bynum is Professor Emeritus at University College London. A Yale graduate in medicine, he began his career in the history of medicine with a Cambridge PhD before moving to the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. His 'History of Medicine: A Very Short Introduction' and 'A Little History of Science' have been translated into 14 languages.

After a PhD in the History of Medicine from University College London, Helen Bynum lectured at the University of Liverpool before beginning a freelance career as a medical historian and popular science writer. Together with Bill she edited 'Great Discoveries in Medicine' before turning their attention to the world of plants and their histories in 'Remarkable Plants that Shape our World' and 'Botanical Sketchbooks'. ‘Team Bynum’ have led and lectured on successful tours and cruises for Jon Baines Tours. 

Bill and Helen Bynum will be leading these tours

  • Musicians in Tangier

    History of Science and Medicine in Morocco

    5 - 15 Oct 2018

    History, medicine and culture intertwine on this fascinating journey through Morocco. Much has been written about the role of Baghdad, Spain and Sicily in the rise of Islamic science and...
    • Cultural Tours