A Ghost Map of Medical Device Companies in the UK and Ireland (c.1970-2021)

Continuing our occasional series looking at medical devices from a historical perspective, we here provide a foundational resource for those looking into medical device business history. Building on our earlier preliminary historical research concerning the publics of medical devices, we are here sharing a way to visualise some of the most important businesses for the … Continue reading “A Ghost Map of Medical Device Companies in the UK and Ireland (c.1970-2021)”

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Medical Devices as Boundary Technologies: Economics, Medicine, and the State in Ireland

Continuing our occasional series of posts looking at medical devices from a historical perspective, Kevin Matthew Jones surveys newspaper coverage from the early 2000s, finding devices linked with national identity, culture, finance and fame. In the first of my blog posts, I outlined the research I have conducted with the Everyday Cyborgs 2.0 project on … Continue reading “Medical Devices as Boundary Technologies: Economics, Medicine, and the State in Ireland”