Professor Malcolm Nicolson

  • Tutor - Access (External Relations)
  • Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine (School of Social & Political Sciences)
  • Associate (School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing)

telephone: 01413306070
email: Malcolm.Nicolson@glasgow.ac.uk

R319 Level 3, Economic & Social History, Lilybank House, Glasgow G12 8RT

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-2034-608X

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2017

Nicolson, M. (2017) Henry Allan Gleason. In: Gibson, D. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology [online]. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199830060-0167)

2016

Nicolson, M. (2016) Nick Hopwood, Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution and Fraud (Chicago, IL:  University of Chicago Press, 2015), pp. viii, 388, £31.50, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-226-04694-5. Medical History, 60(2), pp. 271-272. (doi: 10.1017/mdh.2016.8)[Book Review]

Nicolson, M. (2016) Robert Harding Whittaker and the Individualistic Hypothesis. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 97(2), pp. 154-162. (doi: 10.1002/bes2.1220)

Hutchison, I., Nicolson, M. and Weaver, L. (2016) Child Health in Scotland: A history of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Scottish History Press. ISBN 9780956447739

2015

McGowan, D. and Nicolson, M. (Eds.) (2015) Apprenticeship to Life-long Learning: Dental Education Through the Centuries: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at Easterbrook Hall, Crichton Campus, Dumfries, October 2011. University of Glasgow, Centre for the History of Medicine: Glasgow.

2013

Nicolson, M. (2013) Examining the body since 1750. In: Toulalan, S. and Fisher, K. (eds.) The Routledge History of Sex and the Body in the West, 1500 to the Present. Series: The Routledge histories. Routledge: London, pp. 106-120. ISBN 9780415472371

Nicolson, M. (2013) Community concepts in plant ecology: from Humboldtian plant geography to the superorganism and beyond. Web Ecology, 13, pp. 95-102. (doi: 10.5194/we-13-12013)

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J.E.E. (2013) Imaging and Imagining the Fetus: the Development of Obstetric Ultrasound. John Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, MD. ISBN 9781421407937

2011

Nicolson, M. (2011) James Young Simpson and the development of physical diagnosis. In: Mander, R. and Nuttall, A. (eds.) 'James Young Simpson: Lad o Pairts. Scottish History Press: Edinburgh, pp. 57-75. ISBN 9780956447715

2010

Hilton, C., Arie, T. and Nicolson, M. (2010) A witness seminar: the development of old age psychiatry in Britain, 1960 - 1989. Themes, lessons and highlights. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 25(6), pp. 596-603. (doi: 10.1002/gps.2380)

Mullen, K., Nicolson, M. and Cotton, P. (2010) Improving medical students' attitudes towards the chronic sick: a role for social science research. BMC Medical Education, 10(84), (doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-10-84)

Nicolson, M. (2010) 'Death and Doctor Hornbook' by Robert Burns: A view from medical history. Medical Humanities, 36(1), pp. 23-26. (doi: 10.1136/jmh.2009.003335)

Nicolson, M.A. (2010) Death and birth. In: Crozier, I. and Beccalossi, C. (eds.) A Cultural History of the Human Body. Berg Publishing: Oxford, UK, pp. 23-42. ISBN 9781845204952

2009

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J.E.E. (2009) James Willocks and the innovation of fetal cephalometry. Scottish Medical Journal, 54(4), pp. 38-41.

Nicolson, M.A. (2009) Nicholas Jewson and the disappearance of the sick man from medical cosmology, 1770-1870. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(3), pp. 639-642. (doi: 10.1093/ije/dyp183)

Nicolson, M. and Taylor, G.S. (2009) Scientific knowledge and clinical authority in dentistry: James Sim Wallace and dental caries. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 39(1), pp. 64-72.

2007

Taylor, G.S. and Nicolson, M. (2007) The emergence of orthodontics as a specialty in Britain : the role of the British Society for the Study of Orthodontics. Medical History, 51(3), pp. 379-398.

McAdams, R., Nicolson, M. and Weaver, L.T. (2007) The hyperbaric oxygen conflict and the divided role of the post-war paediatrician. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(Supple), A67.

Smith, G. and Nicolson, M. (2007) Re-expressing the division of British medicine under the NHS: the importance of locality in general practitioners' oral histories. Social Science and Medicine, 64(4), pp. 938-948. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.10.017)

Nicolson, M. (2007) Alison, William Pulteney. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 107-108. ISBN 9780313328787

Nicolson, M. (2007) Baillie, Matthew. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 146-148. ISBN 9780313328787

Nicolson, M. (2007) Donald, Ian. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 428-429. ISBN 9780313328794

Nicolson, M. (2007) Hunter, John. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 672-676. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Hunter, William. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 676-678. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Lister, Joseph. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 799-803. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Smellie, William. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 1161-1162. ISBN 9780313328824

2006

Ferguson, A.H. , Weaver, L.T. and Nicolson, M. (2006) The Glasgow Corporation milk depot 1904-1910 and its role in infant welfare. Social History of Medicine, 19(3), pp. 443-460. (doi: 10.1093/shm/hkl041)

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J. (2006) Scottish innovations: the case study of ultrasound. In: Patrizio, D. and Kemp, D. (eds.) Anatomy Acts: How we Come to Know Ourselves. Birlinn: Edinburgh, pp. 51-62. ISBN 9781841584713

2005

Nicolson, M., Fleming, J. and Spencer, I. (2005) Hyaline membrane and neonatal radiology: Ian Donald's first venture into imaging research. Scottish Medical Journal, 50(1), pp. 35-37.

2004

Nicolson, M. (2004) The clinic of the birth: neonatal clinicopathology and the origins of Ian Donald's interest in diagnostic imaging. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(Suppl.), A54-A55.

Nicolson, M. (2004) Having the doctor's ear in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. In: Smith, M.M. (ed.) Hearing History: A Reader. University of Georgia Press, pp. 151-168. ISBN 978-0820325835

Nicolson, M. (2004) Hennedy, Roger (1809–1876). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/12938)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Hopkirk, Thomas (1785–1841). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13760)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Ian Donald, diagnostician and moralist. [Website]

Nicolson, M. (2004) Lizars, John (1791/2–1860). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/16814)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Scouler, John (1804–1871). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/24944)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Simpson, Sir James Young, first baronet (1811–1870). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/25584)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Syme, James (1799–1870). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/26876)

2003

Smith, G. and Nicolson, M. (2003) An oral history of general practice 10: diagnostics and therapeutics. British Journal of General Practice, 53(488), pp. 256-257.

2002

Nicolson, M. (2002) An oral history of everyday general practice: speaking for a change. British Journal of General Practice, 52, pp. 516-517.

Nicolson, M. and Lowis, G. (2002) The early history of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: a socio-historical study of lay/practitioner interaction in the context of a medical charity. Medical History, 46(2), pp. 141-174.

Nicolson, M. and McIntosh, R.P. (2002) H.A. Gleason and the individualistic hypothesis revisisted. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 83, pp. 133-142.

Nicolson, M. and Smith, G. (2002) An oral history of general practice 6: beyond the practice: the changing relationship with secondary care. British Journal of General Practice, 52(484), pp. 956-957.

Nicolson, M. (2002) History of plant ecology. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. Nature Publishing Group: London, pp. 122-124. ISBN 9781561592746

Nicolson, M. (2002) Morgagni, Giovanni Bapista. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. Nature Publishing Group: London, pp. 309-310. ISBN 9781561592746

2001

Nicolson, M. (2001) Matthew Baillie Gairdner, The Royal Medical Society and the problem of the second heart sound. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 31, pp. 357-367.

Nicolson, M. (2001) Towards establishing ecology as a science instead of an art: the work of John T. Curtis on the plant community continuum. Web Ecology, 2, pp. 1-6. (doi: 10.5194/we-2-1-2001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) Apoplexy. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 42. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) Auscultation. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 54. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) The general development of ultrasound in obstetrics and how it affects our perception of the unborn child. In: Borland, C. (ed.) Progressive Disorder. Dundee Contemporary Arts ; Book Works: Dundee ; London. ISBN 9780953517831

Nicolson, M. (2001) Sounds of the body. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 638. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) Stethoscope. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 654. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

2000

Nicolson, M. (2000) Colleges of Physicians. In: Applebaum, W. (ed.) Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution : from Copernicus to Newton. Series: Garland reference library of the humanities (1800). Garland Pub.: New York, pp. 148-150. ISBN 9780815315032

Nicolson, M. (2000) The Continental journeys of Andrew Duncan junior: a physician’s education and the international culture of eighteenth-century medicine. In: Wrigley, R. and Revill, G. (eds.) Pathologies of travel. Series: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine; Clio medica (56). Rodopi: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA, pp. 89-119. ISBN 9789042006089

Nicolson, M. (2000) Introductory remarks. In: Tansey, E.M. and Christie, D.A. (eds.) Looking at the unborn : historical aspects of obstetric ultrasound : a witness seminar held at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, on 10 March 1998. Series: Wellcome witnesses to Twentieth Century medicine (5). Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL: London, pp. 4-11. ISBN 9781841290119

Nicolson, M. (2000) Preface – Dr Peter McKenzie and his memoir. In: Fevers, family and friends : a memoir [by Peter McKenzie]. Series: Publication / Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow (12). Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow: Glasgow, pp. 8-10. ISBN 9780951176559

Nicolson, M. (2000) Surgery. In: Applebaum, W. (ed.) Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution : from Copernicus to Newton. Series: Garland reference library of the humanities (1800). Garland Pub.: New York, pp. 624-625. ISBN 9780815315032

1999

Nicolson, M. , Spencer, I. and Fleming, J. (1999) Medical ultrasound: germination and growth. In: Baxter, G.M. (ed.) Clinical Diagnostic Ultrasound [2nd ed.]. Blackwell Scientific, pp. 1-19. ISBN 9780632037445

1997

Nicolson, M. (1997) Interdisciplinary history: visions of Empire. Social Studies of Science, 27(5), pp. 805-814. (doi: 10.1177/030631297027005004)

Nicolson, M. , Fleming, J. and Spencer, I. (1997) 40 years of ultrasound. In: Cockburn, F. (ed.) Advances in Perinatal Medicine. Parthenon Publishing, pp. 92-99. ISBN 9781850709442

Nicolson, M. (1997) Humboldtian plant geography and its links to ecology. In: Schröder, W. (ed.) Physics and Geophysics with Special Historical Case Studies: A Festschrift in honour of Karl-Heinrich Wiederkehr. IAGA: Bremen-Roennebeck, pp. 261-271.

Nicolson, M. (1997) The stethoscope. In: Bud, R., Johnston, S. and Warner, D. (eds.) Instruments of Science: A Historical Encyclopedia. Science museum: London, pp. 584-586. ISBN 9780815315612

1996

Nicolson, M. (1996) Medical innovations: historiography, heterogeneity and `The mangle of practice'. Social Studies of Science, 26(4), pp. 863-874. (doi: 10.1177/030631296026004007)

Hof, S. and Nicolson, M. (1996) The rise and fall of a fact: the increase in anorexia nervosa. Sociology of Health and Illness, 18(5), pp. 581-608. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.1996.tb00395.x)

Nicolson, M. (1996) Humboldtian plant geography after Humboldt: the link to ecology. British Journal for the History of Science, 29(03), pp. 289-310. (doi: 10.1017/S0007087400034476)

1995

Nicolson, M. , Spencer, I. and Fleming, J. (1995) The Glasgow contribution to the development of medical ultrasound. European Journal of Ultrasound, 3(32), p. 36.

Nicolson, M. (1995) Historical introduction. In: Wilson, J. (ed.) Alexander von Humboldt's Personal Narrative of A Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent. Penguin Books: London, ix-xxxiv. ISBN 9780140445534

Nicolson, M. (1995) Stroke and other vascular disorders: social section. In: Berrios, G. and Porter, R. (eds.) A History of Clinical Psychiatry: The Origin and History of Psychiatric Disorders. Athlone Press: London, pp. 86-94.

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1995) Nutrition, education, ignorance and income: A twentieth-century debate. In: Kamminga, H. and Cunningham, A. (eds.) The Science and Culture of Nutrition. Series: The Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine. Rodopi: Amsterdam, pp. 288-318. ISBN 9051838182

1994

Nicolson, M. (1994) Heterogeneity, emergence and resistance: Recent work in the sociology of laboratory science. In: Lawrence, G. (ed.) Technologies of Modern Medicine. Science Museum: London, pp. 111-119. ISBN 9780901805645

1993

Nicolson, M. (1993) The art of diagnosis: Medicine and the five senses. In: Bynum, W.F. and Porter, R. (eds.) Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine [vol. 2]. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 801-825. ISBN 0415092434

Nicolson, M. (1993) Gerhard van Sweiten and the innovation of physical examination. In: Löwy, I. (ed.) Medicine and Change: Historical and Sociological Studies of Medical Innovation. Series: Colloque INSERM (220). INSERM, pp. 49-68. ISBN 9782855985084

Nicolson, M. (1993) Historical aspects of biomedical engineering: a perspective from recent work in the sociology of technology. Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 17(5), pp. 170-172. (doi: 10.3109/03091909309008362)

Nicolson, M. (1993) The introduction of percussion and stethoscopy to early nineteenth-century Edinburgh. In: Bynum, W.F. and Porter, R. (eds.) Medicine and the Five Senses. Cambridge University Press, pp. 134-153. ISBN 9780521361149

Nicolson, M. (1993) Medicine. In: Scott, P.H. (ed.) Scotland: A Concise Cultural History. Mainstream Publishing Co, pp. 327-342. ISBN 1851585818

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1993) Health and ignorance: past and present. In: Platt, S., Thomas, H., Scott, S. and Williams, G. (eds.) Locating Health: Sociological and Historical Explorations. Avebury Press, pp. 221-244. ISBN 1856283674

1992

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1992) The opposition of the Department of Physiology, Glasgow University, to Edward Mellanby’s theory of Rickets. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 22, pp. 287-289.

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1992) Poverty and health - controversies past and present. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 22, pp. 190-199.

Nicolson, M. (1992) Giovanni Battista Morgagni and eighteenth-century physical examination. In: Lawrence, C. (ed.) Medical Theory, Surgical Practice: Studies in the History of Surgery. Series: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine. Routledge, pp. 101-134. ISBN 0415000467

Nicolson, M. (1992) Norms and pathologies in the philosophy of medicine. The Oyster Club: A Glasgow Journal of Philosophy, 3, pp. 5-10.

1991

Nicolson, M. (1991) The social and the cognitive: Resources for the sociology of scientific knowledge’, (essay review of Georges Canguilhem, The Normal and the Pathological, New York: Zone Books, 1989. ISBN: 0-942299-58-2). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 22(2), pp. 347-369. (doi: 10.1016/0039-3681(91)90031-M)

1990

Nicolson, M. (1990) Henry Allan Gleason and the individualistic hypothesis: The structure of a botanist’s career. Botanical Review, 56(2), pp. 91-161. (doi: 10.1007/BF02858533)

Nicolson, M. (1990) Alexander von Humboldt and the geography of vegetation. In: Cunningham, A. and Jardine, N. (eds.) Romanticism and the Sciences. Cambridge University Press, pp. 169-185. ISBN 0521356024

1989

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1989) The `Glasgow School' of Paton, Findlay and Cathcart: conservative thought in chemical physiology, nutrition and public health. Social Studies of Science, 19(2), pp. 195-238. (doi: 10.1177/030631289019002001) (PMID:11622464)

Nicolson, M. (1989) National styles, divergent classifications: A comparative case study from the history of French and American plant ecology. In: Hargens, L., Jones, R.A. and Pickering, A.R. (eds.) Knowledge and Society: Studies in the sociology of science, past and present. 8. JAI Press: Greenwich, Conn. ISBN 9780892329106

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1989) Chemical physiology versus biochemistry; the laboratory versus the clinic: The Glaswegian opposition to Edward Mellanby’s vitamin theory of rickets. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 19, pp. 51-60.

1988

Nicolson, M. (1988) The metastatic theory of pathogenesis and the professional interests of the eighteenth-century physician. Medical History, 32(3), pp. 277-300. (doi: 10.1017/S0025727300048249) (PMID:3063905) (PMCID:PMC1139883)

Nicolson, M. (1988) Essay review: No longer a stranger? A decade in the history of ecology. History of Science, 26(2), pp. 183-200. (doi: 10.1177/007327538802600204)[Book Review]

Nicolson, M. (1988) Medicine and racial politics: Changing images of the New Zealand Maori in the nineteenth century. In: Arnold, D. (ed.) Epidemics, Medicine and Empire. Manchester University Press, pp. 66-104.

Nicolson, M. and McLaughlin, C. (1988) Social constructionism and medical sociology: a study of the vascular theory of multiple sclerosis. Sociology of Health and Illness, 10(3), pp. 234-261. (doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.ep11340153)

1987

Nicolson, M. and McLaughlin, C. (1987) Social constructionism and medical sociology: a reply to M. R. Bury. Sociology of Health and Illness, 9(2), pp. 107-126. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.1987.tb00307.x)

Nicolson, M. (1987) Alexander von Humboldt, Humboldtian Science and the origins of the study of vegetation. History of Science, 25(2), pp. 167-194. (doi: 10.1177/007327538702500203)

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1987) Paton, Cathcart and Findlay: A conservative stance in Scottish nutrition. Society for the Social History of Medicine Bulletin, 40, pp. 45-47.

1986

Nicolson, M. (1986) Nineteenth-century medical attitudes to the Maori population of New Zealand. Society for the Social History of Medicine Bulletin, 39, pp. 35-37.

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Articles

Nicolson, M. (2016) Robert Harding Whittaker and the Individualistic Hypothesis. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 97(2), pp. 154-162. (doi: 10.1002/bes2.1220)

Nicolson, M. (2013) Community concepts in plant ecology: from Humboldtian plant geography to the superorganism and beyond. Web Ecology, 13, pp. 95-102. (doi: 10.5194/we-13-12013)

Hilton, C., Arie, T. and Nicolson, M. (2010) A witness seminar: the development of old age psychiatry in Britain, 1960 - 1989. Themes, lessons and highlights. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 25(6), pp. 596-603. (doi: 10.1002/gps.2380)

Mullen, K., Nicolson, M. and Cotton, P. (2010) Improving medical students' attitudes towards the chronic sick: a role for social science research. BMC Medical Education, 10(84), (doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-10-84)

Nicolson, M. (2010) 'Death and Doctor Hornbook' by Robert Burns: A view from medical history. Medical Humanities, 36(1), pp. 23-26. (doi: 10.1136/jmh.2009.003335)

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J.E.E. (2009) James Willocks and the innovation of fetal cephalometry. Scottish Medical Journal, 54(4), pp. 38-41.

Nicolson, M.A. (2009) Nicholas Jewson and the disappearance of the sick man from medical cosmology, 1770-1870. International Journal of Epidemiology, 38(3), pp. 639-642. (doi: 10.1093/ije/dyp183)

Nicolson, M. and Taylor, G.S. (2009) Scientific knowledge and clinical authority in dentistry: James Sim Wallace and dental caries. Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 39(1), pp. 64-72.

Taylor, G.S. and Nicolson, M. (2007) The emergence of orthodontics as a specialty in Britain : the role of the British Society for the Study of Orthodontics. Medical History, 51(3), pp. 379-398.

McAdams, R., Nicolson, M. and Weaver, L.T. (2007) The hyperbaric oxygen conflict and the divided role of the post-war paediatrician. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 92(Supple), A67.

Smith, G. and Nicolson, M. (2007) Re-expressing the division of British medicine under the NHS: the importance of locality in general practitioners' oral histories. Social Science and Medicine, 64(4), pp. 938-948. (doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2006.10.017)

Ferguson, A.H. , Weaver, L.T. and Nicolson, M. (2006) The Glasgow Corporation milk depot 1904-1910 and its role in infant welfare. Social History of Medicine, 19(3), pp. 443-460. (doi: 10.1093/shm/hkl041)

Nicolson, M., Fleming, J. and Spencer, I. (2005) Hyaline membrane and neonatal radiology: Ian Donald's first venture into imaging research. Scottish Medical Journal, 50(1), pp. 35-37.

Nicolson, M. (2004) The clinic of the birth: neonatal clinicopathology and the origins of Ian Donald's interest in diagnostic imaging. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 89(Suppl.), A54-A55.

Smith, G. and Nicolson, M. (2003) An oral history of general practice 10: diagnostics and therapeutics. British Journal of General Practice, 53(488), pp. 256-257.

Nicolson, M. (2002) An oral history of everyday general practice: speaking for a change. British Journal of General Practice, 52, pp. 516-517.

Nicolson, M. and Lowis, G. (2002) The early history of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: a socio-historical study of lay/practitioner interaction in the context of a medical charity. Medical History, 46(2), pp. 141-174.

Nicolson, M. and McIntosh, R.P. (2002) H.A. Gleason and the individualistic hypothesis revisisted. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 83, pp. 133-142.

Nicolson, M. and Smith, G. (2002) An oral history of general practice 6: beyond the practice: the changing relationship with secondary care. British Journal of General Practice, 52(484), pp. 956-957.

Nicolson, M. (2001) Matthew Baillie Gairdner, The Royal Medical Society and the problem of the second heart sound. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 31, pp. 357-367.

Nicolson, M. (2001) Towards establishing ecology as a science instead of an art: the work of John T. Curtis on the plant community continuum. Web Ecology, 2, pp. 1-6. (doi: 10.5194/we-2-1-2001)

Nicolson, M. (1997) Interdisciplinary history: visions of Empire. Social Studies of Science, 27(5), pp. 805-814. (doi: 10.1177/030631297027005004)

Nicolson, M. (1996) Medical innovations: historiography, heterogeneity and `The mangle of practice'. Social Studies of Science, 26(4), pp. 863-874. (doi: 10.1177/030631296026004007)

Hof, S. and Nicolson, M. (1996) The rise and fall of a fact: the increase in anorexia nervosa. Sociology of Health and Illness, 18(5), pp. 581-608. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.1996.tb00395.x)

Nicolson, M. (1996) Humboldtian plant geography after Humboldt: the link to ecology. British Journal for the History of Science, 29(03), pp. 289-310. (doi: 10.1017/S0007087400034476)

Nicolson, M. , Spencer, I. and Fleming, J. (1995) The Glasgow contribution to the development of medical ultrasound. European Journal of Ultrasound, 3(32), p. 36.

Nicolson, M. (1993) Historical aspects of biomedical engineering: a perspective from recent work in the sociology of technology. Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology, 17(5), pp. 170-172. (doi: 10.3109/03091909309008362)

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1992) The opposition of the Department of Physiology, Glasgow University, to Edward Mellanby’s theory of Rickets. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 22, pp. 287-289.

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1992) Poverty and health - controversies past and present. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 22, pp. 190-199.

Nicolson, M. (1992) Norms and pathologies in the philosophy of medicine. The Oyster Club: A Glasgow Journal of Philosophy, 3, pp. 5-10.

Nicolson, M. (1991) The social and the cognitive: Resources for the sociology of scientific knowledge’, (essay review of Georges Canguilhem, The Normal and the Pathological, New York: Zone Books, 1989. ISBN: 0-942299-58-2). Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A, 22(2), pp. 347-369. (doi: 10.1016/0039-3681(91)90031-M)

Nicolson, M. (1990) Henry Allan Gleason and the individualistic hypothesis: The structure of a botanist’s career. Botanical Review, 56(2), pp. 91-161. (doi: 10.1007/BF02858533)

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1989) The `Glasgow School' of Paton, Findlay and Cathcart: conservative thought in chemical physiology, nutrition and public health. Social Studies of Science, 19(2), pp. 195-238. (doi: 10.1177/030631289019002001) (PMID:11622464)

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1989) Chemical physiology versus biochemistry; the laboratory versus the clinic: The Glaswegian opposition to Edward Mellanby’s vitamin theory of rickets. Proceedings of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 19, pp. 51-60.

Nicolson, M. (1988) The metastatic theory of pathogenesis and the professional interests of the eighteenth-century physician. Medical History, 32(3), pp. 277-300. (doi: 10.1017/S0025727300048249) (PMID:3063905) (PMCID:PMC1139883)

Nicolson, M. and McLaughlin, C. (1988) Social constructionism and medical sociology: a study of the vascular theory of multiple sclerosis. Sociology of Health and Illness, 10(3), pp. 234-261. (doi: 10.1111/1467-9566.ep11340153)

Nicolson, M. and McLaughlin, C. (1987) Social constructionism and medical sociology: a reply to M. R. Bury. Sociology of Health and Illness, 9(2), pp. 107-126. (doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.1987.tb00307.x)

Nicolson, M. (1987) Alexander von Humboldt, Humboldtian Science and the origins of the study of vegetation. History of Science, 25(2), pp. 167-194. (doi: 10.1177/007327538702500203)

Nicolson, M. and Smith, D. (1987) Paton, Cathcart and Findlay: A conservative stance in Scottish nutrition. Society for the Social History of Medicine Bulletin, 40, pp. 45-47.

Nicolson, M. (1986) Nineteenth-century medical attitudes to the Maori population of New Zealand. Society for the Social History of Medicine Bulletin, 39, pp. 35-37.

Books

Hutchison, I., Nicolson, M. and Weaver, L. (2016) Child Health in Scotland: A history of Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Scottish History Press. ISBN 9780956447739

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J.E.E. (2013) Imaging and Imagining the Fetus: the Development of Obstetric Ultrasound. John Hopkins University Press: Baltimore, MD. ISBN 9781421407937

Book Sections

Nicolson, M. (2017) Henry Allan Gleason. In: Gibson, D. (ed.) Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology [online]. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199830060-0167)

Nicolson, M. (2013) Examining the body since 1750. In: Toulalan, S. and Fisher, K. (eds.) The Routledge History of Sex and the Body in the West, 1500 to the Present. Series: The Routledge histories. Routledge: London, pp. 106-120. ISBN 9780415472371

Nicolson, M. (2011) James Young Simpson and the development of physical diagnosis. In: Mander, R. and Nuttall, A. (eds.) 'James Young Simpson: Lad o Pairts. Scottish History Press: Edinburgh, pp. 57-75. ISBN 9780956447715

Nicolson, M.A. (2010) Death and birth. In: Crozier, I. and Beccalossi, C. (eds.) A Cultural History of the Human Body. Berg Publishing: Oxford, UK, pp. 23-42. ISBN 9781845204952

Nicolson, M. (2007) Alison, William Pulteney. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 107-108. ISBN 9780313328787

Nicolson, M. (2007) Baillie, Matthew. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 146-148. ISBN 9780313328787

Nicolson, M. (2007) Donald, Ian. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 428-429. ISBN 9780313328794

Nicolson, M. (2007) Hunter, John. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 672-676. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Hunter, William. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 676-678. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Lister, Joseph. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 799-803. ISBN 9780313328800

Nicolson, M. (2007) Smellie, William. In: Bynum, W.F. and Bynum, H. (eds.) Dictionary of Medical Biography. Greenwood Press: Westport, Conn. ; London, pp. 1161-1162. ISBN 9780313328824

Nicolson, M. and Fleming, J. (2006) Scottish innovations: the case study of ultrasound. In: Patrizio, D. and Kemp, D. (eds.) Anatomy Acts: How we Come to Know Ourselves. Birlinn: Edinburgh, pp. 51-62. ISBN 9781841584713

Nicolson, M. (2004) Having the doctor's ear in nineteenth-century Edinburgh. In: Smith, M.M. (ed.) Hearing History: A Reader. University of Georgia Press, pp. 151-168. ISBN 978-0820325835

Nicolson, M. (2004) Hennedy, Roger (1809–1876). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/12938)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Hopkirk, Thomas (1785–1841). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13760)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Lizars, John (1791/2–1860). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/16814)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Scouler, John (1804–1871). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/24944)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Simpson, Sir James Young, first baronet (1811–1870). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/25584)

Nicolson, M. (2004) Syme, James (1799–1870). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. (doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/26876)

Nicolson, M. (2002) History of plant ecology. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. Nature Publishing Group: London, pp. 122-124. ISBN 9781561592746

Nicolson, M. (2002) Morgagni, Giovanni Bapista. In: Encyclopedia of life sciences. Nature Publishing Group: London, pp. 309-310. ISBN 9781561592746

Nicolson, M. (2001) Apoplexy. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 42. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) Auscultation. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 54. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) The general development of ultrasound in obstetrics and how it affects our perception of the unborn child. In: Borland, C. (ed.) Progressive Disorder. Dundee Contemporary Arts ; Book Works: Dundee ; London. ISBN 9780953517831

Nicolson, M. (2001) Sounds of the body. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 638. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2001) Stethoscope. In: Blakemore, C. and Jennett, S. (eds.) The Oxford companion to the body. Oxford University Press: Oxford, p. 654. ISBN 9780198524038 (doi:10.1093/acref/9780198524038.001.0001)

Nicolson, M. (2000) Colleges of Physicians. In: Applebaum, W. (ed.) Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution : from Copernicus to Newton. Series: Garland reference library of the humanities (1800). Garland Pub.: New York, pp. 148-150. ISBN 9780815315032

Nicolson, M. (2000) The Continental journeys of Andrew Duncan junior: a physician’s education and the international culture of eighteenth-century medicine. In: Wrigley, R. and Revill, G. (eds.) Pathologies of travel. Series: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine; Clio medica (56). Rodopi: Amsterdam ; Atlanta, GA, pp. 89-119. ISBN 9789042006089

Nicolson, M. (2000) Introductory remarks. In: Tansey, E.M. and Christie, D.A. (eds.) Looking at the unborn : historical aspects of obstetric ultrasound : a witness seminar held at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, on 10 March 1998. Series: Wellcome witnesses to Twentieth Century medicine (5). Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL: London, pp. 4-11. ISBN 9781841290119

Nicolson, M. (2000) Preface – Dr Peter McKenzie and his memoir. In: Fevers, family and friends : a memoir [by Peter McKenzie]. Series: Publication / Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow (12). Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, University of Glasgow: Glasgow, pp. 8-10. ISBN 9780951176559

Nicolson, M. (2000) Surgery. In: Applebaum, W. (ed.) Encyclopedia of the scientific revolution : from Copernicus to Newton. Series: Garland reference library of the humanities (1800). Garland Pub.: New York, pp. 624-625. ISBN 9780815315032

Nicolson, M. , Spencer, I. and Fleming, J. (1999) Medical ultrasound: germination and growth. In: Baxter, G.M. (ed.) Clinical Diagnostic Ultrasound [2nd ed.]. Blackwell Scientific, pp. 1-19. ISBN 9780632037445

Nicolson, M. , Fleming, J. and Spencer, I. (1997) 40 years of ultrasound. In: Cockburn, F. (ed.) Advances in Perinatal Medicine. Parthenon Publishing, pp. 92-99. ISBN 9781850709442

Nicolson, M. (1997) Humboldtian plant geography and its links to ecology. In: Schröder, W. (ed.) Physics and Geophysics with Special Historical Case Studies: A Festschrift in honour of Karl-Heinrich Wiederkehr. IAGA: Bremen-Roennebeck, pp. 261-271.

Nicolson, M. (1997) The stethoscope. In: Bud, R., Johnston, S. and Warner, D. (eds.) Instruments of Science: A Historical Encyclopedia. Science museum: London, pp. 584-586. ISBN 9780815315612

Nicolson, M. (1995) Historical introduction. In: Wilson, J. (ed.) Alexander von Humboldt's Personal Narrative of A Journey to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent. Penguin Books: London, ix-xxxiv. ISBN 9780140445534

Nicolson, M. (1995) Stroke and other vascular disorders: social section. In: Berrios, G. and Porter, R. (eds.) A History of Clinical Psychiatry: The Origin and History of Psychiatric Disorders. Athlone Press: London, pp. 86-94.

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1995) Nutrition, education, ignorance and income: A twentieth-century debate. In: Kamminga, H. and Cunningham, A. (eds.) The Science and Culture of Nutrition. Series: The Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine. Rodopi: Amsterdam, pp. 288-318. ISBN 9051838182

Nicolson, M. (1994) Heterogeneity, emergence and resistance: Recent work in the sociology of laboratory science. In: Lawrence, G. (ed.) Technologies of Modern Medicine. Science Museum: London, pp. 111-119. ISBN 9780901805645

Nicolson, M. (1993) The art of diagnosis: Medicine and the five senses. In: Bynum, W.F. and Porter, R. (eds.) Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine [vol. 2]. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), pp. 801-825. ISBN 0415092434

Nicolson, M. (1993) Gerhard van Sweiten and the innovation of physical examination. In: Löwy, I. (ed.) Medicine and Change: Historical and Sociological Studies of Medical Innovation. Series: Colloque INSERM (220). INSERM, pp. 49-68. ISBN 9782855985084

Nicolson, M. (1993) The introduction of percussion and stethoscopy to early nineteenth-century Edinburgh. In: Bynum, W.F. and Porter, R. (eds.) Medicine and the Five Senses. Cambridge University Press, pp. 134-153. ISBN 9780521361149

Nicolson, M. (1993) Medicine. In: Scott, P.H. (ed.) Scotland: A Concise Cultural History. Mainstream Publishing Co, pp. 327-342. ISBN 1851585818

Smith, D. and Nicolson, M. (1993) Health and ignorance: past and present. In: Platt, S., Thomas, H., Scott, S. and Williams, G. (eds.) Locating Health: Sociological and Historical Explorations. Avebury Press, pp. 221-244. ISBN 1856283674

Nicolson, M. (1992) Giovanni Battista Morgagni and eighteenth-century physical examination. In: Lawrence, C. (ed.) Medical Theory, Surgical Practice: Studies in the History of Surgery. Series: Wellcome Institute series in the history of medicine. Routledge, pp. 101-134. ISBN 0415000467

Nicolson, M. (1990) Alexander von Humboldt and the geography of vegetation. In: Cunningham, A. and Jardine, N. (eds.) Romanticism and the Sciences. Cambridge University Press, pp. 169-185. ISBN 0521356024

Nicolson, M. (1989) National styles, divergent classifications: A comparative case study from the history of French and American plant ecology. In: Hargens, L., Jones, R.A. and Pickering, A.R. (eds.) Knowledge and Society: Studies in the sociology of science, past and present. 8. JAI Press: Greenwich, Conn. ISBN 9780892329106

Nicolson, M. (1988) Medicine and racial politics: Changing images of the New Zealand Maori in the nineteenth century. In: Arnold, D. (ed.) Epidemics, Medicine and Empire. Manchester University Press, pp. 66-104.

Book Reviews

Nicolson, M. (2016) Nick Hopwood, Haeckel’s Embryos: Images, Evolution and Fraud (Chicago, IL:  University of Chicago Press, 2015), pp. viii, 388, £31.50, hardback, ISBN: 978-0-226-04694-5. Medical History, 60(2), pp. 271-272. (doi: 10.1017/mdh.2016.8)[Book Review]

Nicolson, M. (1988) Essay review: No longer a stranger? A decade in the history of ecology. History of Science, 26(2), pp. 183-200. (doi: 10.1177/007327538802600204)[Book Review]

Edited Books

McGowan, D. and Nicolson, M. (Eds.) (2015) Apprenticeship to Life-long Learning: Dental Education Through the Centuries: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at Easterbrook Hall, Crichton Campus, Dumfries, October 2011. University of Glasgow, Centre for the History of Medicine: Glasgow.

Website

Nicolson, M. (2004) Ian Donald, diagnostician and moralist. [Website]

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