Angela Turner


  • United Kingdom


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Personal Statement

My teaching and research interests lie in the fields of health and social history. I have keen interest in the history of disability, the history of industrial injury and rehabilitation, the history of disability sport and oral history. I teach a number of undergraduate courses relating to my research interests and am an active member of the Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare and the Scottish Oral History Centre.


Year 1             History 1B

Year 2             Disease and Society

Year 3/4          Disability in Modern Britain

                      Bombers and Mash: Britain and the Home Front 1939-1945

                      Oral History Theory and Practice



From 2011 - 2015 I was a researcher on the Disability and Industrial Society: A Comparative Cultural History of British Coalfields, 1780-1948 (Wellcome Trust Programme Award)



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    Education, training and social competence: special education in Glasgow since 1945

    Turner, A., 1 Jul 2012, Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979. Borsay, A. & Dale, P. (eds.). London, p. 159-172 14 p. (Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine; no. 8).

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    Disability and Industrial Society 1780-1948: A Comparative Cultural History of British Coalfields: Statistical Compendium

    McIvor, A. (Creator), Turner, D. (Creator), Thompson, S. (Creator), Bohata, K. (Creator), Long, V. (Creator), Mantin, M. (Creator), Blackie, D. (Creator), Curtis, B. (Creator), Turner, A. (Creator), Brown, V. (Creator), Jones, A. (Creator), Borsay, A. (Creator), 10 Dec 2016



    Health History and the Curriculum for Excellence

    James Mills (Participant), Emma Newlands (Participant), Arthur McIvor (Participant), Matthew Smith (Participant), Angela Turner (Participant), Patricia Barton (Participant), Ryan Johnson (Participant)

    Impact: Impact - for External PortalCulture and creativity, Education