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New MH Publications

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Lena Wanggren’s Gender, Technology and the New Woman has just been published, including two chapters on medical women. The book  treats the protofeminist figure of the New Woman by focusing on specific technologies of the time, with two chapters concerning women in late nineteenth-century medical modernity: they deal with the New Style nurse (chapter 4)… Continue reading

Scottish Medical Humanities Website

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Following the Medical Humanities workshop at the National Library of Scotland in February 2017, the Scottish Medical Humanities Group is delighted to announce a new pilot website for the medical humanities in Scotland, set up by Prof. Nell Turner: www.scottishmedicalhumanities.org. This site could develop to have hundreds of posts, relevant to all specialties and professions, as well as to… Continue reading

British Academy: Arts Health Early Career Research Network

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Announcement from the newly-founded Arts Health Early Career Research Network: An exciting new Network for Early Career Researchers interested in arts and health is being funded by the British Academy. The network is open to any early career researchers – please get involved! The Arts Health ECRN brings together early career researchers working on projects that lie at the intersection… Continue reading

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

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

Research Funding: ‘Impact of First World War on Medicine and Healthcare’, Worcester Medical Museums

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Research Bursary: Impact of First World War on Medicine and Healthcare Researcher to be appointed in October 2016. Project to be complete by September 2017. This is a paid research opportunity. Project Details Worcester’s Medical Museums are looking for a Researcher to study the impact of the First World War on developments in medicine and healthcare in… Continue reading

Funding: Academy of Medical Sciences, ‘Springboard – Health of the Public 2040 Grant Scheme’

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The Academy of Medical Sciences is launching a new grant scheme for the health social sciences and medical humanities, designed to address the recommendations of its latest report. Last year, the Academy, with the support of the Wellcome Trust, launched a new career-enhancing scheme, Springboard, to support biomedical researchers at their first independent position. The… Continue reading

Glasgow University Medical Humanities Network Website

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Glasgow University Medical Humanities Network Website Address: http://www.medical-humanities.glasgow.ac.uk Friday 22nd January saw the launch of the new Glasgow University Medical Humanities Network Website. With the site now live and fully functioning, we would like to cordially invite you to use it as a resource to engage with the range of medical humanities research taking place… Continue reading