• 81 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
1991 …2019

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Personal profile

Biography

Professor Barry Doyle studied for both his BA and PhD at the University of East Anglia. He held teaching posts at the Universities of St Andrews, Durham and Edinburgh before moving to the University of Teesside where he was lecturer and Reader in History and subsequently Assistant Dean Research in the School of Social Sciences and Law. He moved to Huddersfield as Head of History, English, Languages and Media in 2008 and since 2013 has been Professor of Health History.

His teaching and research interests cover the political, social and economic history of urban Britain in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has a particular interest in the development of health care systems before welfare states in both the UK and Europe. He was closely involved in developing a project to archive the British Steel Teesside Collection which received over £400,000 in grants, while his health care research has received significant support from the Wellcome Trust.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Urban politics
  • Hospital provision
  • Aspects of late nineteenth and twentieth century local and regional history.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Urban Politics
  • Hospital Provision
  • 19th Century Local History
  • 20th Century Local History
  • 19th Century Regional History
  • 20th Century Regional History

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Research Output

Le développement des systèmes hospitaliers dans les nouveaux pays d’Europe centrale pendant l’entre-deux-guerres

Translated title of the contribution: The development of healthcare systems in new nations: Central Europe between the Two World WarsDoyle, B., 18 Apr 2019, In : Revista Internacional de Relaciones Públicas. 11, 1, p. 119-41 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The fighting member back to ‘The House’: Oliver Locker-Lampson, the Conservative Party and the 1918 Coupon Election in Huntingdonshire

    Doyle, B., 20 Feb 2019, East Midlands History and Heritage, 8, p. 4-6 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Open Access

    Contrasting Accounting Practices in the Urban Hospitals of England and France, 1890s to 1930s

    Doyle, B., 21 Dec 2018, (Accepted/In press) Accounting for Health. Calculative Practices and Administrative Techniques 1500-2000. Von Hüntelmann, A. C. & Falk, O. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    English First Aid Organisations and the Provisional IRA Mainland Bombing Campaign of 1974

    Doyle, B., 22 Feb 2018, The Historian, 136, p. 28-32 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

    Les soins hospitaliers en Grande-Bretagne pendant l’entre-deux-guerres: un marché de la santé ?

    Translated title of the contribution: Hospital care in interwar Britain: A health market?Doyle, B., 3 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) Marches de la sante en Europe au XXe siècle. Valat, B. (ed.). Presses Universitaires du Midi

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Activities

    • 4 Editorial work
    • 2 Membership of council
    • 1 Membership of committee
    • 1 Membership of a Society or Institute

    Royal Historical Society (Publisher)

    Barry Doyle (Member of editorial board)
    2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Economic History Society (External organisation)

    Barry Doyle (Chair)
    20152016

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

    Boydell and Brewer Ltd (Publisher)

    Barry Doyle (Member of editorial board)
    2013 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Cambridge University Press (Publisher)

    Barry Doyle (Member of editorial board)
    2011 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Economic & Social Research Council (External organisation)

    Barry Doyle (Member)
    2008 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of council

    Press / Media

    Life-Saving Lullabies spread health warnings against Covid-19

    Jim Reid, Barry Doyle & David Swann

    5/05/208/05/20

    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Yorkshire's Windrush Generation to Share their Stories in New Film

    Barry Doyle

    12/09/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Expert Comment