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Call for Researchers: Medicine Galleries, Science Museum, London

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The Science Museum is looking for researchers to work on 4 week-long research projects for our medical galleries project (details and pay below). If you are interested please email Oisin Wall at oisin.wall@sciencemuseum.ac.uk. Call for Researchers We are developing major new Medicine Galleries to showcase thousands of objects from our medicine collections for the next… Continue reading

Faculty of Arts PhD Studentship, Manuscripts and Special Collections, Nottingham

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Location: University of Nottingham Deadline: 28th February 2017 This studentship is for students wanting to undertake a doctoral degree working on our manuscripts and special collections. The University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections, and Centre for Research on Cuba, hold collections which have been designated as of national and international importance. They are a major… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Leeds

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The University of Leeds has been awarded a grant of £1.25m over 5 years from the Wellcome Trust ISSF to support biomedical and related research, which has been matched by an equal investment by the University. A major component of this funding will support early career researchers in order to enable them to realise their… Continue reading

Funded PhD: ‘Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people’, Sheffield Hallam

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Sheffield Hallam University is currently offering funded PhD places. One in particular is ‘disability’ related (co-supervised by the Disability Research Forum’s Jen Slater). See below and follow this link for more information: Contextualising bullying and ‘vulnerability’ in the lives of LGBT and/or disabled young people Anti-bullying practice and advocacy often understands certain ‘types’ of young people,… Continue reading

Doctoral Fellowships (x3) in Medicine and the Humanities, Mainz, Germany

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As part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded research training group “Life Sciences, Life Writing: Experiences at the Boundaries of Human Life between Biomedical Explanation and Lived Experience” (GRK 2015/1), the University of Mainz and the Mainz University Clinic are jointly inviting applications for three doctoral fellowships. At the intersection of biomedicine, individual and… Continue reading

Collections Funding: University of St Andrews Library Visiting Scholarship Scheme 2017

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Applications are invited for the 2017 round of scholarships to work with the University Library’s Special Collections during Summer 2017. Full details can be found here. The University of St Andrews has an outstanding collection of books, archives and photography, accumulated throughout the six hundred years since the University’s foundation.  The collection is especially rich… Continue reading

Funded PhD on Disability Studies and Contemporary Art, Manchester Metropolitan University

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Challenging ‘outsider’ art: how are learning disabled artists informing contemporary arts? This project explores the participation of people with learning disabilities in the world of contemporary arts.  The focus will be on how artists who until recently might have been considered ‘outsider artists’ are collaborating within contemporary art and to consider the impact of this… Continue reading

Call for applications: 2018 Brocher Foundation Residencies, Geneva

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The Brocher Foundation is located on the shores of the Geneva Lake, in Hermance (Geneva -Switzerland). The Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months. They give researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month dozens of visiting researchers live… Continue reading

Funding Call: Springboard – Health of the Public 2040

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The Academy of Medical Sciences are delighted to announce a new call for applications, under their Springboard scheme, for researchers working in the health social sciences and medical humanities. Springboard – Health of the Public 2040 offers funding of up to £50,000 over two years and a bespoke package of career support to researchers at… Continue reading

Funding: Special Collections Centre Visiting Scholars Awards, University of Aberdeen

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Funded by the Friends of Aberdeen University Library and the Special Collections Centre Deadline for applications: 1 February 2017 Applications are invited for the 2017 Special Collections Centre Visiting Scholar Awards at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen. These awards are available to academic researchers wishing to travel to Aberdeen to make use of materials… Continue reading