Britain


Speaker Dr Rosemary Wall (University of Hull) Chair Dr David Durnin (UCD Centre for the History Medicine) Title The British Red Cross in 1916: Conscription, the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 6 October 2016 Summary […]

The British Red Cross in 1916


Speaker Dr Janet Greenlees (Glasgow Caledonian University) Chair Dr Fiachra Byrne (UCD Centre for the History of Medicine) Title The Tenuous Relationship Between Gender Health and Work in Britain and America, c.1860–1960 Event UCD Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 3 March 2016 Summary This paper looks at […]

Gender Health and Work in Britain and America, 1860–1960


Mary Dean sits on a chamber pot, surrounded by cots, in the dormitory of Kilronan Nursery in Woking, Surrey, in preparation for bedtime, 1941. IWM, D 2037
Speaker Dr Angela Davis (University of Warwick) Chair Dr Lindsey Earner Byrne (University College Dublin) Title Developing Bodies and Minds: Children’s Experiences of Pre-school Childcare, Britain c. 1939-1979 Event Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland Seminar Series, 29 January 2015 Summary Dr Angela Davis, author of Preschool Childcare […]

Developing Bodies and Minds: Children’s Experiences of Pre-School Childcare, Britain ...



A surgeon letting blood from a woman's arm, and a physician examining a urine-flask. Oil painting by a Flemish painter, 18th (?) century. Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
Speaker Dr Michael Brown (Roehampton University) Title Teaching Compassion – Surgical Education and the Inculcation of Moral Values in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary It is often […]

Teaching Compassion – Surgical Education and the Inculcation of Moral ...


An 1856 lithograph of the Selimiye barracks as a hospital for British wounded soldiers during the Crimean War. Florence Nightingale led an nursing expedition to the hospital in 1854. Public Domain.
Speaker Dr Claire Jones (King’s College London) Title Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, c. 1870 – 1900 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The introduction of […]

Hygiene, Antiseptic and Aseptic Pedagogy and Practice in British Nursing, ...


Saint George's Hospital, London: the dissecting room with students and lecturers, including Henry Gray. Wellcome Images.
Speaker Professor Jonathan Reinarz (University of Birmingham) Title Portrait of the medical student as a young man – caricatures, realism and airbrushed history, c.1825-1939 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary The […]

Portrait of the medical student as a young man – ...



Kibble Palace at the Glasgow Botanic Gardens - rear panoramic view. Public Domain.
Speaker Clare Hickman (King’s College London) Title Botanic Gardens as Spaces and Places of Medical Teaching – The example of the Glasgow and Edinburgh Botanic Gardens. Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 […]

Botanic Gardens as Spaces and Places of Medical Teaching – ...


Development and Dissemination of Venereological Knowledge Among English Medical Professionals 1886-1913, PhD thesis by Anne Hanley, 2014. Photo by Anne Hanley.
Speaker Anne Hanley (University of Cambridge) Title Venereology at the Polyclinic – Postgraduate study among general practitioners in England, 1899-1914 Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary In 1899, the British Medical […]

Venereology at the Polyclinic: Postgraduate Study Among GPs in England ...


Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin. Photo by By Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Speaker Professor Greta Jones (University of Ulster) Title The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American Medical Education in the Twentieth Century Event Paper given at the symposium, ‘Medical training, student experience and the transmission of knowledge, c.1800-2014’, organised by Laura Kelly, at CHOMI, UCD, October 2014 Summary Following […]

The Irish Response to Flexner and the Transformation of American ...



Speaker Professor John Stewart (Glasgow Caledonian University) Title Health care systems in Britain and Ireland in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries: the international, national and sub-national contexts Event Healthcare systems, regional and comparative perspectives in Britain and Ireland, 1850-1960, a conference convened by Dr Sean Lucey, at CHOMI, 8-9 June […]

Healthcare systems in Britain and Ireland