Nicolo is completing his PhD in the Department of History at The University of Hong Kong. His research interests broadly cover the history of science, technology and medicine in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, including biomedicine, public health, and zoonoses, and history of animals. His works have appeared in Society & Animals and East Asia Science and Technology Studies Journal. His current research project investigates the history of animals in medicine and health in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Philippines. Visit his site at http://nludovice.com.