Speaker Dr Lynsey Black (Maynooth University) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (University College Dublin) Title Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 20 September 2018 Summary Mad, bad, sad – the familiar tropes deployed to explain women who […]

Diagnosing Insanity: Women, Murder and Mental Health in 20th-century Ireland


Speaker Dr Fionnuala Walsh (University College Dublin) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (University College Dublin) Title ‘You will feel that that you are being of some use’: Irish nurses and the Great War 1914-1918 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 19 April 2018 Summary […]

Irish Nurses and the Great War 1914-1918


Speaker Dr Jane Hand (Department of History, University of Warwick) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland & School of History, University College Dublin Title Health on the High Street: Consumerism, the NHS and Low-Fat Diets in Britain since the 1970s Event […]

Health on the High Street



Speaker Associate Professor Marc Caball (School of History, University College Dublin) Chair Associate Professor Catherine Cox (Director, UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland & School of History, University College Title Patrick Browne (c. 1720 – 1790), an Irish botanist and physician in the West Indies Event UCD […]

Patrick Browne (c. 1720 – 1790)