Reviewer needed: ‘Evidence-based Health Practice’

We are pleased to offer ‘Evidence-based Health Practice’ edited by Valerie Wright-St Clair, Duncan Reid, Susan Shaw, and Joanne Ramsbotham (Oxford University Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome across the medical humanities, and may be of particular interest to those working in, or researching, medical and clinical education. ‘Evidence-Based Health Practice is an introductory Read the full article…

Our People, Our Story, Our Way: The Western Desert Kidney Health Project (Centre for Medical Humanities, Public Lecture, Durham, 9 May 2014)

This is an opportunity to hear about a unique and highly innovative renal clinic and health promotion project in one of the remotest parts of Australia. The Western Desert Kidney Health Project – launched in October 2010 – is a multidisciplinary team of Aboriginal health, medical and community development workers and artists aiming to reduce Read the full article…

Feeling at Home

Christina Ingram writes from Fremantle: Looking back on week three  – and once again it has had a different feel to it. Definitely starting to feel more at home and apart of the team here at Dadaa. Having said that we have spent a lot of time out of the office this week.  Tuesday 30th Read the full article…

Startspeak, Here and Now.

The latest from James Allott: This photo was taken by Patrick Carter, who, along with Tim Maley, is currently an artist in residence at Midland Junction Arts Centre. Both artists are part of the Startspeak project which I’ve written about in a previous blog post. The photo is of me imprisoned behind Pat’s jail bars. Read the full article…

Settling in. . .

Christina Ingram writes from Fremantle: Week Two – Settling In This week we discussed with David and Chris our program. Talking through what enjoyed and we didn’t where we felt we were gaining valuable experience and where we felt we weren’t. This was a great opportunity to change and adapt our initial schedule. During our Read the full article…

A Dictionary of Feelings

James Allott’s latest post from Fremantle: While looking through my journal for blog content, I realised I’d written a lot about how I’ve felt throughout the exchange thus far. It’s good for both my professional and personal development. I then began to think about the Year 6 Self-Portrait Project back at Chickenley . The first Read the full article…

The Latest from Fremantle

James Allott, writing from Fremantle: And so the third week of our exchange begins. Each week has felt quite unique- with each week our experience becomes richer as we delve deeper into the arts and health work here at Dadaa . The first week we spent here, between bouts of jet lag and consulting a Read the full article…

UK Artists posting from Western Australia

James Allott and Christina Ingram are the UK-based artists currently on placement in Western Australia. Here is their first post: Saturday 13th October We’ve arrived!! After our 19 hour flight we have made it to Australia with no problems. As we were landing the pilot mentioned over the tannoy that the weather wasn’t very nice Read the full article…

A Whirlwind Fortnight!

Well it has been a lovely two-and-a-half weeks in cloudy England! I am the Australian artist, Renae Coles, that has bent sent over to West Yorkshire for the professional development of a lifetime! I have so much to say that I’m not sure where to start. Maybe some dot-point highlights and then some reflective thoughts… Read the full article…

International perspectives on the development of research-guided practice in community-based arts in health (CFP, Special Issue of Multi-disciplinary Research in the Arts)

Call for Papers:  International perspectives on the development of research-guided practice in community-based arts in health UNESCO Observatory, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Early Learning Centre. The University of Melbourne Refereed E-Journal, Multi-disciplinary Research in the Arts. ISSN 1835-2776. Guest Editors: Mike White, Senior Research Fellow for Arts in Health, Centre for Medical Humanities and Read the full article…