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Centre for the Social History of Health & HealthcareOur research

Members of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Glasgow work on the modern world since 1800 and in places as diverse as the UK, Asia, Africa, North America, and Europe.

Topics include contraception and sexuality; family health and medical services; occupational health and medicine; disability; the history of psychiatry; conflict and warfare; drugs, pharmaceuticals and intoxicants.

Individual publications and interests can be found on Our experts pages and some of our most recently funded projects are outlined below.


Developing international networks and a research agenda to address the historic and contemporary antenatal crisis

Dr Janet Greenlees

1 October 2019 – 30 June 2021 (WT219192/Z/19/Z £28,282.50)