Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Wellbeing Research (Seminar, Cardiff University, 16th October 2014)

This event is free to attend. If you would like to attend please email or alternaively email to express you interest. Date and Time: Thursday October 16th 2014 Tea and Coffee Reception from 12:30pm Sessions will begin at 13:00 and run until 17:00. Wine reception from 17:00 Venue: Committee Rooms, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, King Edward Read the full article…

What do think-tanks do to bioscience? (Conference, London, 6th Oct 2014)

AHRC event at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre Emilie Cloatre (Kent Law School) and Martyn Pickersgill are organising an event in London on the 6th October at the Wellcome Trust Conference Centre (Euston Rd., London). In this workshop, we seek to discuss the role of think-tanks and non-departmental public bodies (i.e., quangos) in governing the Read the full article…

Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing: Reparation and connection (Book Announcement)

CMH are pleased to announce the publication of Olivia Sagan’s Narratives of Art Practice and Mental Wellbeing: Reparation and connection (forthcoming in October 2014 in the Routledge Series: Advances in Mental Health Research).  This book draws on extensive research carried out with mental health service users who are also practicing artists. Using narrative data gained Read the full article…

Transatlantic Connections 2 (CfP, Conference, Ireland, 14-18 Jan 2015)

The Medical Humanities School at Drew University is  interested in a conversation about the importance and conceptual scope of the medical humanities,  and how they are informing the next generation of medical  students. We are seeking papers that are highly interdisciplinary, including those from both academic and medical communities. Submissions are welcome from any of the following: Read the full article…

Population Health in a Post-Genomic Era (CFP, Conference, London, 15-16 December 2014)

  Life Sciences Conference 15 December 2014 – 16 December 2014 Venue: Education Academy, The Royal London Dental Hospital, Whitechapel, London Book now Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is embarking on an exciting new interdisciplinary initiative in Life Sciences, and as part of this we shall be holding a two-day conference on the 15 and Read the full article…

Do you have a 55-word story about diagnosis?

Victoria University of Wellington’s Critical Diagnosis Network, led by Prof Annemarie Jutel is sponsoring a fun creative writing contest. The Critical Diagnosis Network is dedicated to exploring social, cultural, creative and critical perspectives of diagnosis with a view to enhancing understanding of health and illness. They invite you to submit your previously-unpublished 55 word stories on Read the full article…

Medact archive now available for research

The Wellcome Library is delighted to announce that the archive of the Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (MCANW), later Medact, has been catalogued (SA/MED) and is now available for research. The Medical Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons (MCANW) was founded in 1980 to undermine the idea that nuclear war was survivable. The organisation was made up Read the full article…

Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives (Call for applicants, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies 2015–2016)

Jews Beyond Reason: Exploring Emotion, the Unconscious, and Other Dimensions of Jews’ Inner Lives Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015–2016 Application Deadline: November 9, 2014 The mind, as the Jewish philosopher Philo of Alexandria recognized two thousand years ago, is not guided by rationality alone; it is also driven by appetite and by the passions, and from his Read the full article…