Journal Articles


Bowen J. & Macdonald N. (2019) ‘A dreadful phenomenon described and improved’: Reverend John Fletcher's account of the Buildwas earthquake of 1773? Journal of Historical Geography,

Hillier, J. K., Saville. G., Smith, M. S., Scott, A., Raven, E., Reed, M., Gascgoine, J., Slater, L., Quinn, N., Tsanakas, A., Souch, C., Leckebusch, G., Macdonald, N, Loxton, J., Wilebore, R., Collins, A., MacKechnie, C., Tweddle, J., Milner, A., Moller, S., Dove, M., Langford, H., Craig, J. (2019) Understanding academics: A guide for industry practitioners engaging with environmental science, Geoscience Communications. 2:1-23,

Wilhelm B., Ballesteros Canovas JA, Macdonald N, Toonen W, Baker V, Barriendos M, Benito G, Brauer A, Corrella JP, Denniston R, Glaser R, Ionita M, Kahle M, Liu T., Luestcher M., Macklin M, Mudelsee M, Munoz S, Schulte L, St George S, Stoffel M, Wetter O., (2019), Interpreting historical, botanical, and geological evidence to aid preparations for future floods, WIRES Water, 6:1, 2019;e1318


Alghrani A. “Uterus Transplantation in and beyond cisgender women: Revisiting procreative liberty in light of emerging reproductive technologies” (2018) 5 (2) Journal of Law and the Biosciences 301-328.

Eastwood W., Şenkul C., Macdonald N., Brewer P., Dean J. and Brückner H., (2018) Living with the ‘Big River’: Human-environment interactions along the Büyük Menderes (Big Meander) River, southwest Turkey, Heritage Turkey, 8:27-28, 

Kierans, C. (2018) The Intimate Uncertainties of Kidney Care: Moral Economy and Treatment Regimes in Comparative Perspective, Anthropological Journal of European Cultures. 27(2): 65-84

Sangster, H., Jones C., Macdonald N. (2018) The co-evolution of historical source materials in the geophysical, hydrological and meteorological sciences: Learning from the past moving forward, Progress in Physical Geography, 42(1): 61-82 doi: 10.1177/0309133317744738

Schramme, T. (2018) The Normative Significance of Social Determinants of Health, Ramon Llull Journal of Applied Ethics 9, 155-165.

Vitellone, N. (2018) 'Situating the Syringe', International Journal of Drug Policy 61: 62-65


Alghrani, Griffiths D., “Surrogacy Regulation In The UK: the Case For Reform” (2017) 29 (2) Child and Family Law Quarterly (Forthcoming).

Czarnecki, G., & Hunt, J. (2017). Heirloom : Living Portraits of and for the Artist’s Daughters Created out of Their Own Cultured Cells. Leonardo, 50(1), 84-85. (Arts-Lab)

Cooper, J., Kierans, C., Defres, S., Easton, A., Kneen, R., Solomon, T (2017). Care Beyond the Hospital Ward: Understanding the Socio-Medical Trajectory of Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis, BMC Health Services Research 17. doi:10.1186/s12913-017-2608-2

Kierans, C. and Bell K. (2017) Cultivating Ambivalence: Methodological Considerations for Anthropology, HAU Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 7 (2): 23-44. *

Kierans, C. (2017) Renal Care in an Unequal World: Anthropological Reflections. In G. Garcia-Garcia, K. Agadoa & K. Norris (Eds), Chronic Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged Populations. USA: Academic Press. (pp. 263-271).

Kierans, C. (2017) Valued Matter: Anthropological Insights on the (Bio)political Economy of Organ Exchange In R. Shaw (Ed) Bioethics Beyond Altruism: Donating and Transforming Human Biological Materials (pp. 265-288). Palgrave MacMillan

Macdonald N. and Sangster H., (2017), High magnitude flooding across Britain since AD 1750. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences, 21, 1631-1650, doi:10.5194/hess-21-1631-2017

McGarrol, S. (2017). The emotional challenges of conducting in‐depth research into significant health issues in health geography: reflections on emotional labour, fieldwork and life course. Area, 49(4), 436-442.

Pearson, C. (2017). Stray Dogs and the Making of Modern Paris. Past and Present 234, 137-172 (Environmental Humanities)

Rotheram, S., McGarrol, S., & Watkins, F. (2017). Care farms as a space of wellbeing for people with a learning disability in the United Kingdom. Health & place, 48, 123-131

Veale L., Endfield G., Davies S., Naylor S., Macdonald N.,  Bowen J., & Royer M-J.,  (2017) Dealing with the Deluge of Historical Weather Data: The Example of TEMPEST (Tracking Extremes of Meteorological Phenomena Experienced in Space and Time), Geo: Geography and Environment, 4(2): e00039 doi: : 10.1002/geo2.39


Billington, J., Farrington, G., Lampropoulou, S., McDonnell, K., Jones, A., Ledson, J., Humphreys, A. L., Lingwood, J., Duirs, N. (2016). A comparative study of cognitive behavioural therapy and shared reading for chronic pain. Journal of Medical Humanities, 43(3),155-65.

Billington, J., Longden, E., & Robinson, J. (2016). A literature-based intervention for women prisoners: preliminary findings. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 12(4), 230-243.

Cooper, J., Kierans, C., Defres, S., Easton, A., Kneen, R., & Solomon, T. (2016). Diagnostic Pathways as Social and Participatory Practices: The Case of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis. PLOS ONE, 11(3). (Critical Medical Humanities)

Davis, P. & Billington, J. (2016). The very grief a cure of the disease. Changing English Special Issue: Uses of Poetry, 23(4), 396-408.

Longden, E., Davis, P., Carroll, J.,  Billington, J. (2016). An evaluation of shared reading groups for adults living with dementia: preliminary findings.  Journal of Public Health, 15(2), 75-82.

Gray, E., Kiemle, G., Davis, P., Billington, J. (2016). An interpretative phenomenological analysis of the experience of being in a reader group. Arts & Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 8(3), 248-61.

Pearson, C. (2016). Between Instinct and Intelligence: Harnessing Police Dog Agency in Early Twentieth Century Paris. Comparative Studies in Society and History, 58(2), 463–490(Environmental Humanities)

Phillips, R., & Evans, B. (2016 - online early). Friendship, curiosity and the city: Dementia friends and memory walks in Liverpool. Urban Studies. [Published online early Feb 17, 2016] doi:10.1177/0042098016632699

Schramme, T. (2016) The metric and the threshold problem for theories of health justice: A comment on Venka­tapuram (Special issue: Capabilities approach and questions of justice in (especially global) health), Bioethics 1/2016, 19-24.


Atkinson, S., Evans, B., Woods, A., & Kearns, R. (2015). 'The medical' and 'health' in a critical medical humanities. The Journal of medical humanities, 36(1), 71-81.

Phillips, R., Evans, B., & Muirhead, S. (2015). Curiosity, place and wellbeing: encouraging place-specific curiosity as a "way to wellbeing'. Environment and Planning A, 47(11), 2339-2354. doi:10.1177/0308518X15599290

Vitellone, N. (2015) 'Syringe Sociology', British Journal of Sociology 66 (2): 373-390

Kierans, C. (2015) Biopolitics and Capital: Poverty, Mobility and the Body-in Transplantation in Mexico. Body and Society, 21(3):42-65.

Cooper, J. & Kierans, C. (2015) Organ Donation, Ethnicity and the Negotiation of Death: Ethnographic Insights from the UK. Mortality, 21(1) 1-18.


Billington, J., Humphreys, A.-L., Jones, A., McDonnell, K. (2014). A literature-based intervention for people with chronic pain. Arts and Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 8(1), 13-31.  

Colls, R., & Evans, B. (2014). Making space for fat bodies?: A critical account of 'the obesogenic environment'. Progress in Human Geography, 38(6), 733-753. doi:10.1177/0309132513500373

Kierans, C. (2014) Organ Transplantation in Mexico: the Anthropology of an Ambivalent Technology, in (Eds) O. Decker and L. Schumacher Körperökonomien: Der Körper im Zeitalter seiner Handelbarkeit. Gießen: Psychosozial-Verlag

Kierans, C. (2014) Organ Donation and Race in (Eds) W. Cockerham, R. Dingwall & S. Quah, The Wiley Blackwell's Encyclopedia of Health, Illness, Behavior, and Society. London: Wiley-Blackwell



Alghrani A. (with, J. Marsh & A.Ali) Leyla Sahin Case, Feminist Legal Judgements Project (Hart, 2019). Forthcoming.

Billington, J. (2019). Shared reading for health and wellbeing: promoting individual health, modelling healthy community. In E. Bromley and H. Moon (eds) Relational and Appreciative Practices in Healthcare. Ohio: TAOS Institute Publications, forthcoming.

Schramme, T. (2019) Szasz’s legacy and current challenges in psychiatry, in C.V. Haldipur, J.L. Knoll IV, E. van der Luft (eds.). Thomas Szasz: An appraisal of his legacy. Oxford. Oxford University Press, 256-271

Solnick, S. (2019). ‘Fossil Economy’, in John Parham (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Anthropocene. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. Forthcoming.

Solnick, S. (2019) ‘Apocalypso’, in Brent Ryan Bellamy and Matthew Schneider-Mayerson (eds.) .Loanwords to Live With: An Ecotopian Lexicon, Minneapolis, Minn: Minnesota University Press. Forthcoming.


Solnick, S. (2018). ’Anthropocene’, The Routledge Companion to 21st-Century Literary Fiction, ed. Robert Eaglestone and Daniel O’Gorman. Abingdon: Routledge.

Solnick, S. and Lilley,. D. (2018) ‘The Short Story and the Environment’, The Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English ed. Adrian Hunter and Paul Delaney. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 


Alghrani, A.  ‘Re A’. In H. Stalford, K. Hollingsworth, S. Gilmore (eds) Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments: From Academic Vision to New Practice (Hart, 2017). Forthcoming.

Alghrani, A., Ali A., Marsh J. (2017) Leyla Sahin Case. In  Feminist Legal Judgements Project (Hart, 2017). Forthcoming.

Billington, J., Jones, A., Humphreys, A-L. (2017). Reading and Chronic Pain. In T. Stickler and S. Clift (eds), Arts, Health and Wellbeing: A Theoretical Enquiry for Practice (pp. 141-59) Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Schramme, T. (2017) Empathy and Altruism, in Heidi Maibom (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy, Routledge 2017, 203-214.

Schramme, T. (2017) Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics, in: Schramme, Thomas & Edwards, Steven (eds.) Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine. Springer (pp. 3-15).

Schramme, T. (2017) Goals of medicine, in: Schramme, Thomas & Edwards, Steven (eds.) Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine. Springer (pp. 121-128).

Schramme, T. (2017) Subjective and objective accounts of well-being and quality of life, in: Schramme, Thomas & Edwards, Steven (eds.) Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine. Springer (pp. 159-168.

Schramme, T. (2017) Health as Notion in Public Health, in: Schramme, Thomas & Edwards, Steven (eds.) Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine. Springer (pp.975-984).

Schramme, T. (2017) Interactive Paternalism in Psychiatry, in J. Gather, T. Henking, A. Nossek and J. Vollmann (eds.) Beneficial Coercion in Psychiatry? Foundations and Challenges. Mentis, 39-55.


Evans, B., & Cooper, C. (2016). Reframing fatness: Critiquing 'obesity'. In A. Whitehead, A. Woods, S. Atkinson, J. Macnaughton & J. Richardson (eds) The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities (pp. 225-241). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Schramme, T. (2016) Setting limits to public health efforts and the healthisation of society, zeitschrift für menschenrechte 2015, 9 (2), 50-68.

Schramme, T. (2016) What a Naturalist Theory of Illness Should Be, in: Elodie Giroux (ed.), Naturalism in Philos­ophy of Health: Issues and Implications, Springer 2016, 63-77.


O'Sullivan, N., Davis, P., Gonzalez-Diaz, V., Billington, J., Corcoran, R. (2015). "Shall I compare thee": The neural basis of literary awareness, and its benefits to cognition. Cortex, 73, 144-57.

Longden, E., Davis, P., Billington, J., Lampropoulou, S., Farrington, G., Magee, F., Walsh, E., Corcoran, R. (2015). Shared reading: assessing the intrinsic value of a literature-based health intervention. Journal of Medical Humanities, 41(2), 113-20. (Arising from AHRC award, AH/L004674/1.)

Griffith D., Alghrani A., ‘Revisiting the Regulation of the Reproduction Business’ in S. Devaney, A.M.Farell, A. Mullock and C. Stanton (eds). Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier (2015, Routledge, London).

Pearson, C. J. (2015). Environments, States and Societies at War. In M. Geyer,, & A. Tooze, (Eds.), The Cambridge History of the Second World War, Volume III. Total War: Economy, Society and Culture (pp. 220-243). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Schramme, T. (2015) Preventing assistance to die: Assessing indirect paternalism regarding voluntary active eu­thanasia and assisted suicide, in: Michael Cholbi & Jukka Varelius (eds.), New Direc­tions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia, Springer 2015, 27-40.


Alghrani A., Griffiths D., Brazier., “Surrogacy Law: From Piecemeal Tweaks to Sustained Review and Reform” in Alison Diduck, Noam Peleg and Helen Reece, (eds) Law In Society: Reflections on Children, Family, Culture and Philosophy- Essays in Honour of Michael Freeman Law (2014, Brill Publishers) 425-453.