New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely

Following the latest New Generations workshop in Durham University’s Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) on September 25th 2014, New Generations Programme member Ben writes: New Generations: Using our inheritance wisely by Ben Kasstan   The CMH New Generations programme is a pioneering initiative to gather emerging thinkers who are linked with the medical humanities – a discipline formed of a fluid but 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…

‘The Cullen Project’: The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790)

‘The Cullen Project’ is an AHRC-funded collaboration between the School of Critical Studies (English Literature) at the University of Glasgow and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE). William Cullen was one of the most eminent physicians of his day. He rose to international fame as the leading figure in Edinburgh University medical school Read the full article…

AHRC Health Humanities Funding – Announcement expected in 2012

News just circulated through the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS):   The AHRC was at Edinburgh University on Friday 20th July 2012 to consult on the future of its various thematic priorities. Among other things mentioned at this meeting, it was noted that the AHRC will be part of a joint UK-US call on the Read the full article…