Senior Lecturer in Global History, University of Hull

Rosemary Wall is a historian of medicine, health and humanitarianism who is currently writing the history of the British Red Cross.

She is also being funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to research the history of first aid in Britain and France, 1909-89.

Rosemary studied Economic and Social History as an undergraduate and History of Science, Technology and Medicine at postgraduate level.

She held postdoctoral research roles at the University of Oxford and at King’s College London, before undertaking a temporary lectureship at Imperial College London, joining the University of Hull in September 2012.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Senior Lecturer in Global History, University of Hull

Education

  • 2011 
    King's College London, Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice
  • 2007 
    Imperial College London, PhD History of Medicine
  • 2003 
    Imperial College London and University College London, MSc History of Science, Medicine and Technology
  • 2002 
    University of Liverpool, BA Economic and Social History

Publications

  • 2013
    Bacteria in Britain, 1880-1939, Pickering and Chatto and Routledge

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Crossing Boundaries: The History of First Aid in Britain and France, 1909-1989
    Role:
    PI
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council
  • 2003
    Using Bacteriology, 1880-1939
    Role:
    PhD Studentship
    Funding Source:
    Arts and Humanities Research Council

Professional Memberships

  • Secretary of the Society for the Social History of Medicine