Our research spans both public health and health services and their twentieth and twenty first century history. Other research focuses on substance use and on historical demography.

New research includes a Wellcome new investigator award on the role of the public in public health; a Wellcome library fellowship on the role of the Medical Officer of Health in London in the inter war years, using on-line  MoH reports; and the European and international dimensions of addiction as a concept since the mid nineteenth century.