Post-Doctoral/Early Career Researcher Opportunity: Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarship,The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford

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Location: The Ethox Centre, University of Oxford Deadline: 23rd April 2018 The Caroline Miles Visiting Scholarships, funded by the Ethox Foundation, are awarded annually to post-doctoral or early-career researchers to enable them to spend up to a month at the Ethox Centre working on a topic relating to one of the Centre’s four main research areas: clinical… Continue reading

Science, Technology and Innovation Studies Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh

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Date: 15.30 – 17.00, Monday 22nd January Location: 6th Floor Staff Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building The Science, Technology and Innovation Seminar Series is pleased to announce its first speaker for this semester: Title: Assembling the conditions for Genome Wide Association Studies: The story of the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium Speaker: Dr Catherine Heeney (University of… Continue reading

Mason Institute (MI) Lunch with Beverley Hood – ‘Positively Squishy – creative research in the lab’, Edinburgh

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Date: 12.30 – 2.00pm, Thursday 22nd February Location: Seminar Room 6,Chrystal MacMillan Building,15a George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LD Title: Positively Squishy – creative research in the lab Speaker: Beverley Hood, artist and lecturer in the School of Design at the University of Edinburgh. Abstract: In an environment where bioscientific research undertaking “qualitative field-based inquiries with living… Continue reading

Call for Applications: PhD scholarship: singing and mental health, University of Limerick

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Location: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick Deadline: 5pm, February 10th 2018 The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick is delighted to announce an opportunity for a well-motivated and capable graduate to undertake a PhD in the Music Therapy Department under the supervision of Dr Hilary Moss. This… Continue reading

Glasgow History of Medicine Seminar Series: Winter 2018

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Date: Tuesday 23rd January 2018 Location: Library Reading Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow G2 5RJ The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in partnership with the Centre for the History of Medicine at Glasgow University are delighted to announce the latest line-up of speaker for their… Continue reading

Call for Creative Work and Free Creative Writing Workshop (Translating Chronic Pain Project)

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Please follow the links below for more information on two interesting medical humanities activities which have emerged from the AHRC-funded project, Translating Chronic Pain based at Lancaster University. CALL FOR CREATIVE WORK: The organisers invite ‘flash’ short-form creative writing around chronic pain, i.e. short works (5-150 words) of prose, poetry, optionally alongside artwork or comic/sequential art. The… Continue reading

Post-Doctoral Opportunity: Durham University Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (Anthropology) – closing date 26 January 2018

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Location: Durham University Deadline: 26th January 2018 Life of Breath, a Wellcome Trust-funded interdisciplinary research project, are looking for a medical anthropologist to join the Durham team on an 18 month contract. They may contribute to our developing research on the relationship between embodiment, dance and mobility with relevance to people living with breathlessness and their carers,… Continue reading

CFP: ‘Personification Across Disciplines’, Durham University, September 2018 PAD 2018

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Date: 17th-19th September 2018 Location: Durham University Deadline for Abstracts: 9th February 2018 ‘Personification Across Disciplines’ An interdisciplinary conference at Durham University, September 17 – 19, 2018 Keynotes: H.PORTER ABBOTT (UCSB) GUILLAME DUMAS (I_Pasteur) NEV JONES (U_South Florida) TANYA LUHRMAN (U_Stanford) MARJORIE TAYLOR (U_Oregon) Organising Committee: Marco Bernini (chair), Ben Alderson-Day, Felicity Deamer, Peter Garratt, Mary Robson and… Continue reading

MHRC Discussion Group: Dr Petya Eckler (Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Strathclyde), ‘Health communication through social media’

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Date: 1-2 pm, Wednesday 17th January 2018 Location: Room 216, the Hetherington Building  The MHRC is delighted to announce that the new season of Glasgow’s medical humanities discussion group is starting again, beginning on Wednesday 17th January 2018 with a paper from Dr Petya Eckler (Senior Lecturer in Journalism, University of Strathclyde) entitled  ‘Health communication through… Continue reading