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Dr Grace Redhead


I am an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Postdoctoral Fellow, working on the project 'Identity, citizenship and sickle cell anaemia in the postcolonial National Health Service', developing my doctoral research. My research interests include histories of activism, genetic medicine, the British welfare state and oral history methodologies. I completed my PhD at University College London in 2019, and before entering academia I worked in health information and policy at Cancer Research UK.

Journal articles

Redhead, Grace, ‘A British problem affecting British people’: Sickle cell anaemia, medical activism and race in the National Health Service, 1975-1993 (in preparation for submission to Twentieth Century British History)


Grace Redhead and Jesse Olszynko-Gryn, 'Radical Object: The Black Report', History Workshop Online,