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Hi, I'm Simon (Si) and I'm guessing you got here either because I bugged you in person or badgered you online about our interests and work similarities. You're very welcome! I am a Historical Suicidologist, Medical Military Historian, and researcher in Occupational Health. I have research interests in Suicide, British Military History, Popular Culture, Medical... Continue Reading →

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Hi there, Welcome to my website! I am a medical military and suicide historian and I specialise in British military history over the last three centuries. I am currently researching the history of British Military Suicide from 1850-2018 with the aim to work with various organisations on ways to prevent future suicides as well as... Continue Reading →

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Through the Lens Darkly – Thomas Annan, Public Health, and Infection Control in Victorian Glasgow

This year I am delighted to be giving The Goodall Lecture 2023 on June 19th at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow on Thomas Annan, Public Health, and Infection Control in Victorian Glasgow. Find out more about Thomas Annan here - and book tickets for the event

Digital Design Portfolio

As part of my career in academia and professional services I have also developed and managed a significant amount of digital content including teaching support, bespoke online courses, audio and podcast editing, digital marking materials, and social media engagement. Much of this is available throughout my website and on my company website http://www.sceconsultants.co.uk. Below you... Continue Reading →

For The Love Of All Deities! At Least Tell Me You Don’t Want Me! – The Secret Life of Academic Applications & Being Ghosted

The impact of tearing up my application, ... ahem er Robot Heart!Photo by burak kostak on Pexels.com Another day, another disappointment as some declines came in for roles I had applied for. WAIT! Before you run away, this is not a self-pitying post I promise, actually: it's a thank you. Now while two of them... Continue Reading →

Trailer For War Bodies – My New Book on the First World War

Meet me, Dr Simon Walker, and my dog Pupfessor Pond as we discuss my new book. https://videopress.com/v/hgZU8OPR?preloadContent=metadata You can purchase the book here or click on the book below. https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/physical-control-transformation-and-damage-in-the-first-world-war-9781350123298/ Launch Event: Click here for launch event page Due to Covid and Lockdown, I wont be able to have a public launch event yet, however, I... Continue Reading →

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