About our staff
Dr Neil MacGillivray
MB ChB, MSc, PhD, FRCS Ed, FSA Scot
Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow
After retiring from a career in surgery I completed an MSc and PhD in the Scottish History Department, University of Edinburgh. I now live on Skye and continue research on local, highland and medical history with several publications on these topics.
Council member Scottish History Society
Summary of research interestsPlaces:
- Medicine, Science & Technology
- Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth century urban history with a strong medical bias; highland social and medical history with specific interests centred on Skye and Wester Ross.
Current research activities
Development of Fishing in Skye and wester Ross with emphasis on its effects on migration and emigration.
Papers in Journal of Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Bulletin of the Scottish Society for the History of Medicine, Scottish Local History Forum, Journal of Infection Control, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness and awaiting publication in Journal of Medical Biography( jointly)