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Centre for Medical Humanities

Victoria Bates

Interdisciplinary skills development for medical humanities: an opportunity for early career researchers and postgraduates. Funded by the AHRC and led by Durham University’s Centre for Medical Humanities in collaboration with the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research and the Wellcome Trust.

Victoria Bates

Victoria Bates


Victoria Bates is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Bristol. She has a particular research interest in the social and cultural history of medicine in modern Britain, including medico-legal history and medical humanities. Her primary research to date has been on the history of sexual forensics in Victorian and Edwardian Britain, on medicine in late-twentieth century popular culture and – most recently – on the 'humanisation' of healthcare and medical education. She is co-editor of the Routledge volume Medicine, Health and the Arts: Approaches to the Medical Humanities and has published in Social History of Medicine, Journal of Medical Humanities and Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities.

Contact Details

Hearing the Voice
c/o School of Education
Durham University
Leazes Road 
Durham
DH1 1SZ

Tel: +44 (0)191 3348163