“Brains in the Making: emerging models, methods, and modes of working”: Durham University, DRAFT Programme

Brains in the Making: Emerging Models, Methods, and Modes of Working Workshop, Durham University, 19-20 March 2015 DRAFT PROGAMME NB This workshop is by registration only. Places have now been allocated.   DAY 1             19 March 2015 12-1                Lunch 1.00-1.10       Introductory comments: Dr Felicity Callard, Dr Angela Woods,                 Dr Peter Garratt 1.10-2.40       Session 1 Read the full article…

Becoming Good: Early Intervention and Moral Development in Child Psychiatry Studentship (CfA, University of Oxford, 13th March 2015)

The Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford, is pleased to announce funding for a 3 year Wellcome Trust DPhil studentship.  The DPhil project will be supervised by Professor Michael Parker (Nuffield Department of Population Health) and Professor Ilina Singh (Department of Psychiatry). The PhD studentship is part of a Wellcome Trust funded project Read the full article…

University PhD Research Studentship (CfA, Glasgow Caledonian University, 13 April 2015)

School of Health & Life Sciences/Institute for Applied Health Research Studentship Project Title Social networks, social connectedness, and maternal mental health and well-being: the personal and social lives of vulnerable pregnant women when they are transitioning to motherhood and/or adapting to an additional child Applications are invited for a full-time PhD research studentship at Glasgow Read the full article…

Staff-Postgraduate Seminar: Peter Boxall on the Novel (Seminar, Durham University, 4th March 2015)

Peter Boxall, Professor of English at the University of Sussex, will be giving a presentation on ‘The Novel Body’ for the Staff-Postgraduate Seminar in the English Department. This paper addresses the material status of the novel body, from Swift and Melville to Lawrence and Bowen, in the context of a discussion about the ethical and Read the full article…

Taking Pregnancy Seriously in Ethics and Epistemology Workshop II (Workshop, University of Southampton, 13th April 2015)

In applied ethics, much has been written in relation to pregnancy – based either on a conception of pregnancy as the ‘hosting of a stranger’, or focusing on the rights of the foetus whilst disregarding that foetus’s existence as intertwined with that of its mother. Neither of these two approaches takes the unique physical, relation Read the full article…

Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research (Workshop, University of Sheffield, 10th June 2015)

We are pleased to announce the draft schedule for the next Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research workshops. This workshop will be held at the University of Sheffield on Wednesday 10th June 2015 at Jessop West Exhibition Space. As always, the day promises a very exciting selection of panels and speakers and all members of Read the full article…

Announcing Working Knowledge: Practical Resources for Interdisciplinary Research

Interdisciplinary research: intermittently theorised, frequently funded, increasingly valorised. But how is it actually done? In order to explore answers to this question, and in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust and Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities, Hearing the Voice has created Working Knowledge. Working Knowledge is a collection of Project Shorts: short, accessible introductions to the practical ins and outs of interdisciplinary research. Covering everything from Read the full article…

The Making Sense Of: Madness Project: 8th Global Meeting (CfP, Mansfield College, 17th September 2015)

Tuesday 15th September – Thursday 17th September 2015 Mansfield College, Oxford Call for Presentations: Madness: What is it? Why does it exist? Where and when does it happen? How does it happen, and to whom? Like the relation between otherness and identity, madness might have always been used to define its opposite, or defined by Read the full article…

Patients’ Experience and Expectations Following Major Illness or Injury (Conference, University of Hertfordshire and Surrey, 24th March 2015)

Tuesday 24th March, The King’s Fund, London Most people at some stage in their lives have the experience of recovering from a serious illness or injury. The phrase ‘getting back to normal’ is often used to describe the progress or extent of recovery and carries with it social expectation that people will recover and that Read the full article…

Spirituality and Trauma (Spirituality Theology and Health Seminar, Durham, 12 March 2015)

SPIRITUALITY, THEOLOGY AND HEALTH SEMINAR Thursday 12 March 2015 (4.30-6pm) Wallis Room St John’s College, 3 South Bailey, Durham Spirituality and Trauma by Revd Elizabeth Baxter MPhil Executive Director Holy Rood House, Centre for Health and Pastoral Care & Revd Stanley Baxter MA Director of Mission, Holy Rood House, and Vice-Chair of the Guild of Read the full article…