Henry A McGhie
Henry McGhie is the Head of Collections and Curator of Zoology at Manchester Museum, part of the University of Manchester. With a background as a field ornithologist, he has wide interests in nature conservation and environmental sustainability, and the ways that museums can support these agendas
‘We lost a type of job for a type of person in this country’: changing expectations of working in the UK scientific civil service
Many UK government research establishments were transformed by processes of organisational change during 1970–2005. This article explores the outcome of those processes by drawing on a series of original life story interviews with twenty former government scientists.