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Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Professor Michael Worboys


Worboys, M. (2017). Mad Cows, French Foxes and other Rabid Animals in Britain, 1800 to the present. Veterinary history, 18(4), 543-467. . Publication link: bddeb9cc-5a79-4e61-a820-e2236433e1db
Toon, E., Timmermann, C., & Worboys, M. (2016). Text-Mining and the History of Medicine: Big Data, Big Questions?Medical History, 60(2), 294-296. DOI: 10.1017/mdh.2016.18. Publication link: 95b25999-9f5a-4a5a-9260-177cca352bb7
Worboys, M. (2016). Britain's Rabid Obsession. Aesculapian Society Newsletter 16 (pp. 8-12).. Publication link: f4aeb0ed-40db-4310-b34e-9409fec41075
Worboys, M. (2016). Contagion. In M. Jackson (Ed.), The Routledge History of Disease. (pp. 71-88). (The Routledge Histories). London: Routledge. . Publication link: a71df45b-d2c2-4ce3-9ea8-864791acc401
Thompson, P., Batista-Navarro, R. T., Kontonatsios, G., Carter, J., Toon, E., McNaught, J., ... Ananiadou, S. (2016). Text mining the history of medicine. P L o S One, 11(1), [e0144717]. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144717. Publication link: a4ba4803-be78-4b32-8ec1-5a98acb2ea41
Worboys, M., & Pemberton, N. (2015). The invention of the basset hound: breed, blood and the late Victorian dog fancy, 1865–1900. European Review of History, 22, 726-40. DOI: 10.1080/13507486.2015.1070124. Publication link: 36e48104-3f10-42fb-9be2-3b8d2ab2594d
Worboys, M. (2014). ‘Millais, Sir Everett, second baronet (1856–1897)’. In Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/ref:odnb/105376. Publication link: 0070b16e-8ed7-48a4-8a8e-83218a969ded
Bresalier, M., & Worboys, M. (2014). 'Saving the lives of our dogs': The development of canine distemper vaccine in interwar Britain. British Journal for the History of Science, 47(2), 305-334. DOI: 10.1017/S0007087413000344. Publication link: 8d7b20bb-28a4-4ce8-86bd-45dc153be8e7
Worboys, M., & Homei, A. (2013). Fungal Disease in Britain and the United States 1850-2000: Mycoses and Modernity. (Science, Technology and Medicine in Modern History). Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan . DOI: 10.1057/9781137377029. Publication link: 8a8aae46-41b5-41ac-aaac-12097a24d30c
Worboys, M. (2013). The Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression: The making of a "gold standard" and the unmaking of a chronic illness, 1960-1980. Chronic Illness, 9(3), 202-219. DOI: 10.1177/1742395312467658. Publication link: d23a87cc-e406-43d4-98d7-349944014dcd
Worboys, M. (2013). Joseph Lister and the performance of antiseptic surgery. Notes and Records of the Royal Society, 67(3), 199-209. DOI: 10.1098/rsnr.2013.0028. Publication link: d7800ce1-2b13-44d0-8381-73d43dcfaa78
Macfarlane, J. T., & Worboys, M. (2012). Showers, sweating and suing: Legionnaires' disease and 'new' infections in britain, 1977-90. Medical History, 56(1), 72-93. DOI: 10.1017/S0025727300000284. Publication link: 8d0c62bd-002e-4cea-83e9-38cd20e778cb
Worboys, M., & Robinson, A. (Ed.) (2012). Louis Pasteur: Revolutions in the Treatment of Disease. In The Scientists: An Epic of Discovery. (pp. 252-257). London: Thames and Hudson. . Publication link: 88c0b409-42d4-417d-975e-7ccb4f87d228
Worboys, M., Bynum, W. (Ed.), & Bynum, H. (Ed.) (2012). Germs: The Greatest Medical Discovery? In Great Discoveries in Medicine. London: Thames and Hudson. . Publication link: 40b67fb5-b206-4538-a177-a0743bb7985b
Worboys, M., & Pemberton, N. (2012). Rabies in Britain: Dogs, Disease and Culture, 1830-2000. (Paperback ed.) (Science, technlogy and Medicine in Modern History). Basingstoke: Palgrave.. Publication link: 654215ae-c8f1-4039-a8a5-823e3f26df6b
Worboys, M. (2011). Practice and the science of medicine in the nineteenth century. Isis, 102(1), 109-115. DOI: 10.1086/658660. Publication link: 1681a327-342d-404c-80f2-1f4dcca74de4
Worboys, M., Kirk, R. W. G., & Jackson, M. (Ed.) (2011). Medicine and species: One medicine, one history? In The Oxford Handbook of the History of Medicine. (pp. 561-577). Oxford: Oxford University Press. . Publication link: 1c0be205-65fc-498f-aee1-b9717ee31b1e
Worboys, M. (2010). Before McKeown: Explaining the decline of tuberculosis in Britain, 1880-1930. In Tuberculosis Then and Now: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease|Tuberc. Then and Now: Perspectives on the Hist. of an Infect. Dis.. (pp. 148-170). Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press. . Publication link: 1cc7d211-a155-433d-b9a3-c56c7fddc566
Worboys, M., Gradmann, C. (Ed.), & Simon, J. (Ed.) (2010). '"The Wright Way": The production and standardization of therapeutic vaccines in Britain, 1902-1913'. In Evaluating and Stardardizing Therapeutic Agents, 1890-1950. (pp. 153-173). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan . . Publication link: 1a38c586-402a-48a1-81a8-1fe4c9bdc1ee
Worboys, M. (2010). 'Epidemics and Pandemics'. BBC History Magazine, 11(2). . Publication link: 151c184d-8312-478a-ac73-92386c026600
Worboys, M., Bedford, H., & Halvorsen, R. (2010). The Vaccination Debate. History of Medicine Podcasts, (8). . Publication link: 69f92bb8-b96d-4f48-bb4a-345d6488007f
Bryder, L., Condrau, F., & Worboys, M. (2010). Tuberculosis and its histories: Then and now. In Tuberculosis Then and Now: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease|Tuberc. Then and Now: Perspectives on the Hist. of an Infect. Dis.: Current Issues in the History of an Infectious Disease. (pp. 3-23). Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. . Publication link: 480ca146-6f07-44b4-98c2-2e70255e6cb0
Worboys, M., & Goldman, L. (Ed.) (2010). Shirley, Sewallis Evelyn (1844–1904). In Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/ref:odnb/100966. Publication link: 6513afac-4a12-45e5-b6bd-23bb73fa50a8
Condrau, F., & Worboys, M. (2010). Tuberculosis then and now: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease. (McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health and Society). Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queen's University Press.. Publication link: b908475d-abe4-4c1f-a955-6082831bc2da
Worboys, M., Sappol, M. (Ed.), & Rice, S. P. (Ed.) (2010). 'Health and Disease'. In A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Empire (1800 - 1920). (pp. 61-86). Oxford: Berg. . Publication link: d65a8849-9916-4681-b12e-6b91d65c18a2
Condrau, F., & Worboys, M. (2009). Second opinions: Final response - Epidemics and infections in nineteenth-century Britain. Social History of Medicine, 22(1), 165-171. DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkp002. Publication link: cd5a4ca3-30df-4ccf-853a-45374e03205c
Pemberton, N., & Worboys, M. (2009). 'Fancy Dogs'. BBC History, 10(6), 58-61. . Publication link: b0069545-20b5-4f04-89b0-70a2feb0f234
Worboys, M., Bowler, P. (Ed.), & Pickstone, J. V. (Ed.) (2009). 'Public Health'. In Cambridge History of Science: Vol 6, Modern Life Sciences. (pp. 141-64). Cambridge University Press. . Publication link: 2fa0e5ff-3f2c-420a-919d-173b90684b3e
Pemberton, N., & Worboys, M. (2008). British Rabies: Fact and Fiction. Veterinary Times, 38. . Publication link: 9e98a740-67cc-4b2f-bd51-9b3c3c795c7c
Worboys, M., & Hollander, E. (2008). Parkinson's disease tourette syndrome, and the changing nature of depression: The dog days of summer. CNS Spectrums, 13(8), 643-644. . Publication link: f5cafe70-af91-4b30-bc73-8e1d3977969e
Pemberton, N., & Worboys, M. (2007). Mad dogs and englishmen. History Today, 57(9). DOI: 10.1057/9780230589544. Publication link: fd296567-bdd8-4a74-8750-0a659cd02e24
Worboys, M. (2007). Was there a Bacteriological Revolution in late nineteenth-century medicine?Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C :Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 38(1), 20-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2006.12.003. Publication link: a531c6ad-7196-47fd-af62-c9005df19575
Worboys, M. (2007). Vaccines: conquering untreatable diseases. British Medical Journal, 334 s19.((Suppl. 1)). DOI: 10.1136/bmj.39045.558889.94. Publication link: c9b349f5-8a98-4dfa-8407-2eefd1b78308
Worboys, M., & Pemberton, N. (2007). Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Rabies in Britain, 1830-2000. Palgrave.. Publication link: 55d9c2ab-805a-4438-b264-4789aa6f4d57
Pemberton, N., & Worboys, M. (2007). 'The Chief Constable of Clitheroe v. M. Pasteur': Mad Dogs and Lancastrians, c.1890. Bulletin of the John Rylands Library, 87. . Publication link: 719862bd-b488-43aa-9511-b79dd994a8f3
Condrau, F., & Worboys, M. (2007). Second opinions: Epidemics and infections in nineteenth-century Britain. Social History of Medicine, 20(1), 147-158. DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkm001. Publication link: 5f5ccf6e-fd41-4aa6-b2ea-1f5e87bc995d
Worboys, M., Bynum, W. F. (Ed.), & Bynum, H. (Ed.) (2006). Clifford Allbutt, John Syer Bristowe, William Watson Cheyne, John Simon, John Snow. In Dictionary of Medical Biography. London: Greenwood Press. . Publication link: bea48fa7-8994-4973-b92b-ca385881c8ac
Worboys, M., Bhattacharya, S., & Harrison, M. (2005). Fractured States: Smallpox, Public Health and Vaccination Policy in British India, 1800-1947. Orient Longman.. Publication link: 1635ff48-ff2f-4f65-bb22-49715d013735
Worboys, M., & Brunton, D. (Ed.) (2004). Colonial and Imperial Medicine. In host publication.. Publication link: 279c99c4-76ab-4ddb-b885-920b7bd1f169
Worboys, M. (2004). Unsexing gonorrhoea: Bacteriologists, gynaecologists, and suffragists in Britain, 1860-1920. Social History of Medicine, 17(1), 41-59. DOI: 10.1093/shm/17.1.41. Publication link: 1db5f094-b803-4fbd-9a51-44f4b8df745b
Worboys, M. (2001). Colonial Medicine as Mission and Mandate: Leprosy and Empire, 1900-1940. Osiris, 15. . Publication link: 34aa9d73-9db4-4297-a464-e6d71a28aec8 | PubMed:11973829
Macfarlane, J. T., & Worboys, M. (2001). The Changing Management of Acute Bronchitis in Britain, 1940–1970: The Impact of Antibiotics. Medical History, 52(1), 47-72. DOI: 10.1017/S0025727300000156. Publication link: 5cd965e3-3a30-4110-9409-a77feffcb6fb
Worboys, M., Gaudilliere, J-P. (Ed.), & Lowy, I. (Ed.) (2001). From Heredity to Infection: Tuberculosis, 1870-1890. In host publication.. Publication link: 3c0e7bfd-c2de-43b4-b13b-f27948867fdd
Worboys, M. (2001). British Medicine and its Past at Queen Victoria's Jubilees and the 1900 Centennial. Medical History, 45. . Publication link: 3cd4a940-2ad6-4dee-bfaa-2c1ebb6806c3 | PubMed:11688252
Griffiths, T., Fernandes, A. A. A., Paton, N. W., Mason, K. T., Huang, B., Worboys, M., ... Stell, J. (2001). Tripod: A comprehensive system for the management of spatial and aspatial historical objects. In W. G. Aref (Ed.), Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Advances in Geographic Information Systems|Proc ACM Workshop Adv Geogr Inf Syst. (pp. 118-123). ACM. . Publication link: dfc12f77-03e2-4a6c-82b9-d408db1b7299
Worboys, M., Cooter, R. (Ed.), & Pickstone, J. (Ed.) (2000). 'Colonial Medicine'. In Medicine in the Twentieth Century. (pp. 67-80). Harwood Academic Publishers. . Publication link: 27203eb6-cb8e-4eb1-ab24-fd7fc44a0eb0
Worboys, M. (2000). Spreading Germs: Disease Theories and Medical Practice in Britain, 1865-1900. (History of Medicine). Cambridge University Press.. Publication link: 0f357f56-f1bf-4d7b-8153-f17aee96753d
Worboys, M., Cooter, R. (Ed.), Harrison, M. (Ed.), & Sturdy, S. (Ed.) (1999). Almroth Wright and the Army Medical School, Netley, 1892-1902. In host publication.. Publication link: 1227b743-cee5-4cc6-a6ab-3d4f3da7fd76
Worboys, M. (1999). Almroth Wright at Netley: modern medicine and the military in Britain, 1892-1902.Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 55, 77-97. . Publication link: 5b146aea-3bb7-46e4-852a-8c8741cbfee8 | PubMed:10631532
Worboys, M., Ernst, M. (Ed.), & Harris, B. (Ed.) (1999). Tuberculosis and Race in Britain and its Empire, 1900-1950. In Race, Science and Medicine. (pp. 144-66). Routledge. . Publication link: 9f5b1e30-68fb-490b-98e3-5f0e12478a7b
Worboys, M., & Loudon, I. (Ed.) (1997). The Spread of Western Medicine. In host publication.. Publication link: cb355b3b-d167-4bc4-bbb2-b6a11ebf17fc
Harrison, M., & Worboys, M. (1997). A Disease of Civilisation: Tuberculosis in Africa and Asia, 1900-1940. In host publication.. Publication link: f031694a-c19a-488b-b5c6-d045deace820
Worboys, M., & Marks, L. (1997). Migrants, Minorities and Health. (SSHM). Routledge.. Publication link: 7664f2ce-ebd5-42fe-b4fe-66da2e2e3616
Worboys, M., & Petitjean, P. (Ed.) (1996). 'British Colonial Science Policy, 1918-1939'. In Les Sciences Coloniales: Figures and Institutions. (pp. 99-112). ORSTOM. . Publication link: cec20c54-19dd-437d-bed9-6e9782142ac7
Worboys, M. (1996). Germs, malaria and the invention of Mansonian tropical medicine: from 'diseases in the tropics' to 'tropical diseases'.Clio medica (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 35, 181-207. . Publication link: 955ac59c-c5a6-48cd-9e51-9badef73da0e | PubMed:8783626
Sigsworth, M., & Worboys, M. (1994). The Public's View of Public Health in mid-Victorian. Urban History, 21. . Publication link: 5e44d691-2390-4352-8430-9a376532205c
Worboys, M. (1994). From miasmas to germs: malaria 1850-1879.Parassitologia, 36(1-2), 61-68. . Publication link: 2a888781-cd99-41e6-9a0f-618cca98f087 | PubMed:7898960
Worboys, M. (1994). The comparative history of sleeping sickness in east and central Africa.History of science; an annual review of literature, research and teaching, 32(95), 89-102. . Publication link: 186be561-3a8a-447a-b61f-1cfb3def4512 | PubMed:11613185
Worboys, M., Bynum, W. F. (Ed.), & Porter, R. (Ed.) (1993). Tropical Diseases. In host publication.. Publication link: 18249d95-658c-468d-97d4-41d9c466cac3
Palladino, P., & Worboys, M. (1993). Science and Imperialism. Isis; an international review devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences, 84. . Publication link: 3a73b8b4-a631-445a-96e6-8de11b2f34f6
Worboys, M. (1992). "Killing and curing": veterinarians, medicine and germs in Britain, 1860-1900.Veterinary history, 7(2), 53-71. . Publication link: 9f17c6fb-8542-46e6-9e4a-ba91d244349e | PubMed:11639302
Worboys, M. (1991). Germ theories of disease and British veterinary medicine, 1860-1890.Medical History, 35(3), 308-327. . Publication link: 29f33210-ef02-4853-8b74-fb51b44ab795 | PubMed:1886430
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