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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

Launch of GU Medical Humanities Network Website

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Thanks to funding from the Wellcome Trust, the Glasgow University medical humanities network website is now live and ready for use, at http://medical-humanities.glasgow.ac.uk/. You can use it to find out about everything medical humanities-related at Glasgow, including scholars, projects, teaching materials, collections, and events. The website is a capacity-building initiative for the medical humanities at… Continue reading

Brocher Foundation: ‘Residencies on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of new medical developments’, Switzerland

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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 a dozen of visiting researchers live… Continue reading

Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow

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Announcing a new Wellcome-Trust funded project headed by Dr Gavin Miller, Director of the Medical Humanities Research Centre in the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow. The project investigates the significance of science fiction for the medical humanities, and is intended to pathfind for a future, large-scale research project. Science fiction isn’t confined to novels,… Continue reading

Digitisation of Gartnavel Royal Hospital records, Glasgow

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In 2014, the University of Glasgow was awarded funding from the Wellcome Trust to digitise the records of Gartnavel Royal Hospital. The project aims to digitise thousands of documents including photographs, in-house staff publications, administrative papers, financial documents and patient records. Staff and patient records from 1914 onwards will not be digitised due to data… Continue reading