Paul Craddock is a cultural historian interested in how medicine and medical practices influence the way we make sense of ourselves and our bodies. His Ph.D explored how transplants have for centuries invited reflection on human identity, also the subject of his first book to be published by Penguin in 2020. He is also currently Research Film Maker on the V&A Research Institute’s Encounters on the Shop Floor project, highlighting the role of embodied knowledge in medical and creative craft, industry, and education. As a film maker for research and cultural institutions, Paul is currently working with Imperial College, London, Maastricht University, and the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. His film work has been featured in Nature, the Frankfurt Book Fair, and MoMA. Paul holds an honorary appointment Senior Research Associate in the Division of Surgery and Interventional Sciences at UCL Medical School in London.