Vicky Long

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Vicky is Senior Lecturer in Health History at Glasgow Caledonian University and Deputy Director of the cross-institutional Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare. Awarded a PhD at Warwick University in 2004, her research examines the role of different organisations in the formation of healthcare policy and practice, and is driven by contemporary debates. Vicky has published books on the construction of occupational health policy, and on healthcare workers’ efforts to educate the public about mental illness. She is currently researching experiences of disability in coal mining; the history of work-related mental distress; and psychiatric deinstitutionalisation in Britain.

Working Groups: Arts, Humanities and Society; Health and Wellbeing


Areas of Interest
Glasgow Caledonian University
Key words
healthcare, mental health, occupational health, modern history, disability

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Nick Rawlinson is Professor of Geophysics at the University of Aberdeen. He obtained his PhD from Monash University in 2001 and spent the next 12 years at the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University, where he carried out both theoretical and field-based studies in seismology