Director of the Scottish Oral History CentreDepartment of History
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Masculinities Challenged: The reserved Occupations in Wartime, 1939-1945 - This new AHRC-funded (£292Kfec) two year research project started 1 January 2013 (PI: Dr Juliette Pattinson; CI Prof. A McIvor; RA Dr Linsey Robb)
Disability and industrial society: A comparative cultural history of British coalfields, 1780-1947, (Wellcome Trust funded project on which I am co-investigator responsible for managing the Scottish part of the project).
Working Lives: Work in Britain Since 1945, (Palgrave) forthcoming 2013
'Germs at WorK: Eastablishing Tuberculosis as an Occupational Disease in Britain, c. 1900-1951', Social History of Medicine, vol. 25, no 4, 2012, pp. 812-829 (advance published June 2012).
'Body talk: Oral history methodology in the study of occupational health and disability in twentiieth century British coalmining' in Judith Rainhorn (ed.), Santé et travail à la mine, XIXe-XXe siècles, Lille: Presses Universitaries du Septentrion, forthcoming , September 2013
‘Marginalising the body at work? Employers’ occupational health strategies and occupational medicine in Scotland c. 1930-1974’, Social History of Medicine, April 2008, 21, 1, 127-144. (with R. Johnston).
‘The Realities and Narratives of Paid Work: The Scottish Workplace,’ in L. Abrams and C. Brown (eds.), A History of Everyday Life in Twentieth Century Scotland, Edinburgh, 2010, 103-130.
‘The Textile Firm and the Management of Labour’, in Lex Heerma van Voss, E Hiemstra and E. van Nederveen (eds.), A Global History of Textile Workers, Ashgate, 2010, 597-619.
Miners Lung a History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining (Ashgate, 2007), with Ronnie Johnston
Lethal Work: a History of the Asbestos Tragedy in Scotland (Tuckwell Press, 2000), With Ronnie Johnston
A History of Work in Britain 1880-1950 (Palgrave) 2001.
Organised Capital (Cambridge University Press), 1996.
The University Experience 1945-1975 (Edinburgh University Press), 2004 (with Callum Brown and Neil Rafeek)
Roots of Red Clydeside 1910-14? (J.Donald), 1996, co-editor
Employers and Labour in Textiles, 1850-1939. (Routledge), 1998, co-editor