Prof Arthur McIvor (University of Strathclyde)

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Co-Investigator and Scotland Strand Organizer

Arthur McIvor is Professor of Social History, Director of the Scottish Oral History Centre (School of Humanities, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) and founder-member of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare, Glasgow. He is a previous holder of an AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellowship (2010-11) and currently Co-Investigator on an AHRC-funded research project on the wartime Reserved Occupations, 1939-45 (2013-4). He has researched and published widely in the field of work, health and disability, including:

A. McIvor and R. Johnston, Miners’ Lung: A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining (2007).

A. McIvor, A History of Work in Britain, 1880-1950 (2001).

R. Johnston and A. McIvor, Lethal Work: A History of the Asbestos Tragedy in Scotland (2000).

McIvor has recently written on tuberculosis as an occupational disease in Social History of Medicine (June 2012) and his latest book will be published in summer 2013, Working Lives: Work in Britain Since 1945 (Palgrave).