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…

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790). (Talk, Kelvingrove Museum, 8 August 2014)

“Dear Doctor Cullen”: Medical Consultation in Georgian Glasgow An illustrated talk with readings from the Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen Scottish physician William Cullen was the most influential medical lecturer of his generation. His private consultation letters, held at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, make up one of the most important eighteenth-century Read the full article…

Intercultural communication between doctors and patients, a view from realist perspective (Seminar, Durham University, 7 July 2014)

Emma Paternotte studied medicine at the Free University of Amsterdam. In 2011 she graduated and started working as a resident in obstetrics & gynecology in the Saint Lucas Andras hospital, a district teaching hospital with an ethnically diverse patient population. Emma’s research focused on the communication between doctors of the major ethnicity and patients of Read the full article…

Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations (Seminar, Durham Centre for Medical Humanities HtV, Thursday 12 June 2014 5pm)

The next seminar in the Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Dr Sam Wilkinson on ‘Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations’, will take place in the Birley Room at Hatfield College at Durham University (number 20 on this map) on Thursday 12 June 2014, 5 pm – 7 pm. Read the full article…

Psychological Resilience: Governing the Brain, Mind & Behaviour (Day Seminar, Birmingham, 23 June 2014)

Psychological resilience. Governing the brain, mind and behaviour University of Birmingham, Michael Tippett Room, Staff House23rd June 2014, 9:00 – 4:30pmREGISTRATION OPEN Organisers: Jessica Pykett (Birmingham University), Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead (Aberystywth University), Maria Fannin (Bristol University), Ben Anderson, Joe Painter (Durham University) This seminar highlights the range of psychological approaches which have influenced contemporary Read the full article…

The prevention of obesity in young children (Seminar, Queen’s Campus Durham University, 4th June 2014)

Through John Snow College, we have organised an academic seminar on ‘The prevention of obesity in young children’ given by Professor Lynne Daniels on the 4th June 2014 in the Wolfson Research Institute (room F009) at Queen’s campus, Durham University. Lynne is visiting from the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and is most famous Read the full article…

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy (Workshop, King’s College London, 19th June 2014)

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit invite you to a workshop on The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy Date: 19th June 2014  |  Time: 9:00 – 18:00  |  Location: King’s College London, Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building, First Floor, Room Read the full article…

East Midlands Medical Sociology event (Seminar, Wednesday 11th June 2014, East Midlands Medical Sociology at De Montfort University)

Wednesday 11th June 2014, 13.45-16.45, De Montfort University, Leicester. Keynote speaker: Prof. Anne Kerr, University of Leeds, “Emotional Work in Biomedical Innovation” In her talk, Professor Kerr will draw on a range of studies of biomedical innovation of tests, treatments and devices to explore the way emotions figure in what practitioners do in their work. Read the full article…

Retraining Our Brains to be More Resilient (Seminar, Durham University St. Cuthbert’s College, May 14 2014)

Jointly sponsored by the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing theme of Belief, Understanding & Wellbeing and St Cuthbert’s Society. Please book online through the Wolfson Research Institute Retraining Our Brains to be More Resilient: Dr Cynthia Stonnington, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Chair of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic, Arizona Wednesday 14th Read the full article…

Film screening/roundtable discussion: ‘Tutto parla di te’ ( Seminar Series, Glasgow History of Medicine Group, 14 May 2014)

You are warmly invited to the screening of ‘Tutto parla di te’ (‘All about you’, Italy 2012, dir. Alina Marazzi, with English subtitles), on 14 May 2014, 5.30-8.30pm in the Adam Smith Building (Lecture Theatre 718). ‘Tutto parla di te’ is a courageous film that reflects on the problem of postnatal depression. The screening will Read the full article…