Yvonne McEwen

Yvonne McEwen is Project Director of Scotland's War 1914-1919 at the Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict, University of Edinburgh. In
2008 she was appointed the Official Historian of the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (British Army). She is the author of 'It's a Long Way to Tipperary: British and Irish Nurses in the Great War (2006) and co-editor of War, Journalism and History: War Correspondents in the Two World Wars (2012). She is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh with degrees in nursing and history. For over twenty five years she worked in the fields of trauma management, disasters and conflict and has written for the press and journals on the human cost of conflict and terrorism.