Frampton SC. Belly-Rippers, Surgical Innovation and the Ovariotomy Controversy (Palgrave Macmillan, in preparation).

Chapters in edited collections

Frampton SC. ‘Defining difference: competing forms of ovarian surgery in the nineteenth century’ In Technological Change in Modern Surgery: Historical Perspectives on Innovation. Editors: Schlich T, Crenner C. The University of Rochester Press, Rochester; (forthcoming May 2017).

Frampton SC. ‘The Debris of Life: Diseased Ovaries in Eighteenth-Century Medicine’ In The Secrets of Generation: Reproduction in the Long Eighteenth Century. Editors: Stephanson R, Wagner D. University of Toronto Press (2015).

Journal articles

Frampton SC. ‘Honour and subsistence: invention, credit and surgery in the nineteenth century’ British Journal for the History of Science 49:4 (2016). Open access:

Frampton SC, Kneebone RL. ‘John Wickham’s New Surgery: ‘Minimally Invasive Therapy’, Innovation, and Approaches to Medical Practice in Twentieth-Century Britain’. Social History of Medicine (Advance Access, published online October 6th, 2016). Open access:

Frampton SC, Shuttleworth S. ‘Medical research: Citizen medicine Nature 534 (2016).

Shuttleworth S, Frampton SC. ‘Constructing Scientific Communities: Citizen ScienceLancet 385: 9987 (2015). Open access:

Frampton SC, Moulds A. ‘Surgical outcomes: a Victorian viewpoint’ The Bulletin of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 97:4 (2015). Open access:

Frampton SC. 'Patents, Priority Disputes and the Value of Credit: Towards a History (and Pre-History) of Intellectual Property' Medical History 55:3 (2011). Open access:

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