Current Projects

Placing the Public in Public Health: Public Health in Britain 1948-2010

Funder: Wellcome Trust Date: 2nd September 2013 – 31 August 2018 Principal Investigator: Dr Alex Mold Staff:  Gareth Millward, Daisy Payling and Hannah Elizabeth Kershaw Description: The place of the public within public health is a critical issue for contemporary public health in Britain.  Whether it involves appealing to individuals to stop smoking, or asking […]

Health Systems in History: ideas, comparisons, policies

Funder: Wellcome Trust Date: 1st September 2015 – 31st August 2020 Principal Investigator: Dr Martin Gorsky Staff:  John Manton, Chris Sirrs and Hayley Brown Description: The overarching purpose of this award is to provide an intellectual and policy history of ‘health systems’ thinking. The term implies a holistic conception of the organisational structures within which […]

HIV/AIDS and prisons in England and Ireland

Funder:  Wellcome Trust Dates: March 2016 – February 2018 Principal Investigators:  Virginia Berridge, LSHTM;  Hilary Marland, University of Warwick and Dr Catherine Cox, University College, Dublin. Staff:  Janet Weston This study explores how prisons and the prison medical service responded to HIV/AIDS from the 1980s in England and Ireland. The crisis of HIV highlighted the […]