Professor Mark Jackson
Editorial and professional positions
Member of the History sub-panel for REF2014
Chair of the Wellcome Trust History of Medicine Grants Panel, 2003-8 (Member from 2000-3).
Member of the Wellcome Trust Research Resources in Medical History Panel, 2008- (Member from 2003)
Chair of the Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Strategic Award Funding Committee, 2008-9
Member of the Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Strategic Advisory Group, 2002-8
Member of the Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Strategy Group, 2004-
Specialist Advisor, Panels 60 and 62, RAE 2008
Member of College of Reviewers, Canada Research Chairs Program, 2008-
Member of the Peninsula Medical School Board
Accreditation panel member, Museums Libraries and Archives Council, 2005-
Reviews Editor, Social History of Medicine, 1997-2001.
Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Medical Humanities.
Editor, Arts and Humanities section of Medical Education, (2002-3).
External Examiner, Newcastle University, MA in medical history, 2011-
External Examiner, Open University, History of Medicine, 2008-
External examiner, UCL Intercalated BSc in the History of Medicine, 2002-6
External examiner, University of Birmingham, Intercalated B.Med.Sc.(History of Medicine), 2001-4
External examiner, University of Cardiff, MA in History, 2003-6
Member of the Programme Committee of the Wellcome Trust Centre History of Twentieth-Century Medicine Group, 2001-
Chairman of the National Action Group for the integration of medical history into the medical curriculum, 2000-
Research & Conference Grants
2013: £867,410, Wellcome Trust senior investigator award on 'Lifestyle, Health and Disease: Changing Concepts of Balance in Modern Medicine'.
2010: £5,331, Principal Applicant, `On balance: an interdisciplinary conference on notions of balance and stability in health and medicine’, WT conference grant.
2009: £20,347, Principal Applicant, `Masculinity and health in post-war Britain’, WT pilot project grant.
2009: £120,000, sponsor, Matthew Smith’s 3-year Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship.
2008: £750,551, Wellcome Trust strategic award research project grant to the Centre for Medical History for a set of linked projects I led on ‘Environments, Expertise and Experience: The Transmission and Boundaries of Medical Knowledge and Practice’.
2008: £803,140, Principal Applicant, 5-year Wellcome Trust Strategic Award 2008-13.
2007: £12,746, Principal Applicant, Pilot project grant, Wellcome Trust, `The history of influenza’.
2007: £25,549, Principal Applicant, bridging funds for Dr Ali Haggett, postdoctoral award.
2007: £35,000, sponsor, Dr Henry Guly, Clinical Research Leave Fellowship
2007: £454,118, Principal Applicant, Wellcome Trust Programme Grant, `Contested knowledge: the history of stress research in the twentieth century’, 2007-11.
2006: £71,658, Sponsor, Matthew Smith, Wellcome Trust PhD studentship, `Food additives and the history of the Feingold diet’.
2006: £16,000, Principal Applicant, supplementary grant to the Strategic Award to support the intercalated degree in medical history.
2005: £11,522, Principal Applicant, pilot project, Wellcome Trust, `Hans Selye and the biology of stress’.
2005: £110,000, sponsor, Catherine Mills’ Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship,`Smokeless zones: air pollution and respiratory health’.
2004: £14,900, principal applicant, public engagement pilot project, `Surgery and Society', funded by Wellcome Trust.
2003: £705,000, Principal Applicant, 5-year Wellcome Trust Strategic Award, `Health, Medicine and Environment, 1850-2000'.
2003: ca. £150,000, sponsor, Wellcome Trust PhD studentships for Ali Haggett and Sarah Hayes
2001: £34,000, co-applicant, Wellcome Trust grant for the Centre for Medical History, 2001-3.
2000: £21,467 Wellcome Trust grant with Dr Henry Guly, clinical research leave fellowship for research on the history of accident and emergency medicine.
2001: £1,500 Wellcome Trust grant and £750 from the Glaxo Wellcome Medical Fellowship for a conference on the `History of Allergic Diseases’, March 2001, University of Exeter.
1998: £193,000, Wellcome Trust University Award, `Research, policy and practice: a history of allergy and asthma in the twentieth century', 1998-2004, University of Exeter.
1998: £1,000 Wellcome Trust grant, `Postgraduate Workshop’, University of Manchester,1998.
1998: £500 Wellcome Trust Grant for conference entitled `Confronting Language: Labels in the History of Learning Disabilities’, The Open University, November 1998.
1998: £1,600 Wellcome Trust grant for symposium entitled `Medicine, Law and Society: Symposium on the History of Infanticide’, University of Exeter, December 1998.
1996: £1,000 Wellcome Trust grant for conference entitled `Medical History for Medical Students’, University of Manchester, November 1996.
1992: £60,000, 3-year Wellcome Trust Fellowship for research in the history of mental deficiency, 1993-5, University of Manchester.
1987: British Academy PhD studentship, 1987.