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Mason Institute: Dan Crossley, ‘Food Ethics’, Edinburgh

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Dr Isabel Fletcher is pleased to announce the next Mason Institute series of lunchtime talks, which this time is co-organised with the Food Researchers in Edinburgh (FRIED) network. Speaker: Dan Crossley, Food Ethics Council Respondent: Emily Postan, University of Edinburgh Date: Tuesday 28th of February, 12.00-13:30 Venue: room 2.04, Appleton Tower, Crichton Street Why food… Continue reading

Seminar: ‘Re-discovering Addiction: The U.S. Narcotic Farm and the History of Innovative Public Health Approaches to Drug Research and Treatment’, Glasgow

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Glasgow History of Medicine Seminar: Professor Nancy Campbell (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York) “Re-discovering Addiction: The U.S. Narcotic Farm and the History of Innovative Public Health Approaches to Drug Research and Treatment” Date: 28th February, 5.00pm, coffee and biscuits from 4.45pm Location: Seminar Room, Lilybank House Professor Campbell’s research focuses on technology as related to healthcare, with recent… Continue reading

Workshop: Managing the International Impact of Biotechnology, Edinburgh

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Workshop invitation: “Managing the International Impact of Biotechnology” Date and Location: 2-3 March, University of Edinburgh   This workshop, supported by the BBSRC GCRF Impact Acceleration Fund, aims to explore the challenges presented by emerging biotechnologies in the international context. How do we ensure that the impact of new biotechnologies is positive and that it addresses… Continue reading

Lunchtime Seminars on Emotions, Edinburgh

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‘To be called by the suffering’,  Laura Candiotto (University of Edinburgh, Eidyn Centre) Location: 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh Date: 12-2pm, 1st March 2017 Drawing on Laura’s philosophical training experience with the Venice Board of Medical Practitioners, this seminar explores the calling for a nursing career, stressing the motivational role played by affectivity within the establishment of an… Continue reading

WWI lunchtime lecture: ‘Public Health in the Trenches’, 24 Feb, Glasgow

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Location: University Chapel, University of Glasgow Date: 1pm, Friday 24th Feb 2017 You are warmly invited to the next WWI lunchtime lecture at 13.00 on Friday, 24 February in the University Chapel. Dr Beverly Bergman from the Institute of Health and Wellbeing will be speaking on public health in the trenches. All welcome – please circulate widely… Continue reading

Lecture: Lucinda Kirby, ‘Public Doctors and the Law in Fourth Century Egypt’ (Glasgow)

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On Friday 17th March 2017 at 5.00pm, Lucinda Kirby of the University of Liverpool, presently holding the post of Alan Rodger Postgraduate Visiting Researcher at the University of Glasgow, will speak on: Public doctors and the law in fourth century Egypt The event will take place in room 207, 10 The Square, University Avenue, The… Continue reading

Stone Lecture: Sally Magnusson on Dementia, Glasgow

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Date: Tuesday 21 February 2017 Venue: The Kelvin Gallery, Main Building, University of Glasgow Doors Open: 6.00pm Lecture Starts: 6.30pm Event Finishes: 8.00pm Registration Page: https://www.alumni.gla.ac.uk/NetCommunity/events-and-reunions/2017-stone-lecture It is our great pleasure to invite you to the 2017 Stone Lecture on Tuesday 21st February, during which broadcaster and writer Sally Magnusson will talk about the challenge… Continue reading

Seminar, ‘WWI, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution’, Glasgow

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You are invited to the next Centre for American Studies research seminar, to be held at 5.15pm on Wednesday 1st February 2017.  Dr David Lubin (Wake Forest University) will speak on: ‘Behind the Mask: World War 1, Plastic Surgery, and the Modern Beauty Revolution’ Location: Room 203, 10 University Gardens, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ. All welcome!… Continue reading

CSHHH Seminar Series 2017, Glasgow

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The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare (CSHHH) is pleased to announce their 2017 seminar series is due to start in February. The first seminar is scheduled for 1st February, 4-5pm in Room LH104a/b/c of the Lord Hope Building.  The speaker is Paul Dimeo of the University of Stirling and the title… Continue reading

Workshop: Historical Perspectives on Health Inequalities, Glasgow Caledonian University

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Date: 5-7pm, Friday 2nd Dec 2016 Location: Room 108, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University You are warmly invited to the next CSHHH workshop, co-organised with the RSE Young Academy of Scotland’s Health and Wellbeing group, which will explore how we might use historical research and knowledge to inform current debates and policy on health inequalities in… Continue reading