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CFP: ‘Stages and Pages’, 7th International Comics & Medicine Conference, Dundee

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Call for Papers: 7th International Comics & Medicine Conference: Stages & Pages Thursday 7th – Saturday 9th July 2016 Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee, Scotland Keynote Speakers: Lynda Barry, Al Davison, and Elisabeth El Refaie, and a special workshop with Lynda Barry and Dan Chaon   Theme: The theme of this year’s conference, Stages & Pages, invites us to… Continue reading

Workshop: Science Fiction and Public Engagement with Medicine, University of Glasgow

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27th Novemeber 2015 University of Glasgow What are the uses and abuses of science fiction in the aim of public engagement with medicine? We can assess science fiction as if it were entertainment education, distinguishing beween legitimate extrapolation and genre misrepresentation. But are there more productive ways of thinking about how science fiction engages with… Continue reading

Edinburgh Medical Debate: ‘Patient Consent: Do Doctors Really Know Best?’

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Join the Edinburgh Medical School and Edinburgh Medical Students Council for the inaugural Edinburgh Medical Debate. The event will take place on 22th September 2015 in the Playfair Library, Old College, Edinburgh. Refreshments will be served from 1730 with the debate commencing at 1800. This is a free, ticketed event. Please register for tickets on… Continue reading

Panel Discussion, Edinburgh: ‘Autism in the Spotlight: opportunities for autistic people on and off the stage’

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Thursday 27th August 2015, 6-7.30pm 50 George Square (Project Room 1.06), Edinburgh SARG and Access All Areas Theatre Company present a panel discussion: ‘Autism in the Spotlight: opportunities for autistic people on and off the stage’ Access All Areas Theatre Company have an exciting new one-man show at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe: in ‘The Misfit… Continue reading

Innovation (Re)Generation: Exploring Regenerative Medicine

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ESRC Festival of Social Science Join us and the Innogen and Mason Institute, Edinburgh, on Tuesday, 4th November at 6pm for the world premiere of a specially commissioned documentary film that explores the implication of regenerative medicine (RM) through the views of scientists developing new RM therapies, academics exploring the impact of RM, and those… Continue reading