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Postdoctoral Research Associate: ‘Life of Breath Project’, Bristol

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The Life of Breath team at the University of Bristol are recruiting a postdoctoral research associate in history of medicine. The post, offered for 2 years, could examine the recent history of COPD, which has not so far been the subject of major historical study. However the PIs are also happy to discuss other ideas for research relevant… Continue reading

Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715”, Exeter

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Postdoctoral Research Associate, “The Medical World of Early Modern England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715” University of Exeter, Centre for Medical History, Department of History Deadline for applications: 10th July 2017 The College wishes to recruit a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to support the work of Professor Jonathan Barry and Dr Peter Elmer on the project “The… Continue reading

ECR Workshop: ‘Collaboration in the Critical Medical Humanities’, Durham

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This  intensive 3-day workshop for early career researchers will take place Monday 11 – Wednesday 13 September 2017 at Durham University, with the support of the British Academy and the Wellcome Trust. Work in the critical medical humanities brings together scholars from the arts, humanities, social and life sciences, health professionals, patient advocates, carers and… Continue reading

Conference Registration: ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’, Glasgow

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Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures Date: Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th April 2017 Location: Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LQ Organizing Committee: Dr Gavin Miller (Chair), Medical Humanities Research Centre/English Literature, University of Glasgow Dr Sofia Xenofontos, Classics, University of Glasgow Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow… 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

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

Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press: Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858

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The Medical Humanities Research Centre Glasgow is delighted to announce the publication of Megan Coyer’s new monograph, Literature and Medicine in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press | Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, 1817-1858. This text is the first major study of the relationship between Scottish Romanticism and medical culture In the early nineteenth century, Edinburgh was the leading centre of medical education… Continue reading

CFP: ‘The Globalisation of Autism: Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Reflections’, QMUL

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‘Autism is not limited to a single region or a country; it is a worldwide challenge that requires global action’ – Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General, 2012 The autism diagnosis has become an important category of global health; capable of attracting large amounts of funding, shaping disability rights legislation, and impacting education, health and welfare… Continue reading

Conference Registration: ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’, Glasgow

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Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures Date: Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th April 2017 Location: Wolfson Medical Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8LQ Organizing Committee: Dr Gavin Miller (Chair), Medical Humanities Research Centre/English Literature, University of Glasgow Dr Sofia Xenofontos, Classics, University of Glasgow Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow… 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