Research groups

Centre for Business History in Scotland

Encouraging, facilitating and conducting research in all aspects of business history, with particular emphasis on corporate governance, innovation and organisational change.

Centre for Gender History

Bringing together staff and students from History, Economic & Social History, and cognate areas within the University, and partners in other institutions. Our research interests cover the medieval period to the present day.

Centre for the History of Medicine

Research themes:

  • Medicine and the Enlightenment in Scotland
  • Women and medicine
  • The social history of medicine in Scotland and Britain more generally, including hospitals and the development of the medical profession
  • The history of diagnostics and of 20th century biomedical science