2014 UK Blog Awards: Centre for Medical Humanities Blog ‘highly commended’ in Health (Organisation) category

Felicity Callard writes:   We are delighted to have heard that our Centre for Medical Humanities blog has been ‘Highly Commended’ at the 2014 UK Blog Awards in the Health (Organisation) category.   This means that the CMH blog is one of the top three organisational health blogs in the UK (no mean feat, given that we are Read the full article…

The future of medical humanities blogging: Have you had your say?

The CMH blog is 1000 posts old and it’s time we heard from you – our readers, subscribers and twitter followers – about what’s working, what you’d like to see more (and less) of, and what the future of medical humanities blogging should be. Our short questionnaire will be open until 14 June 2013. If Read the full article…

Asylum Geographies: Introducing a new social science blog by Kim Ross

Asylums possess fascinating geographies, with distinctive urban, local, regional, and environmental connections, with the sites and architecture of the former institutions carefully chosen by a variety of people, for very specific reasons. The blog Asylum Geographies explores these geographies and institutions in detail, from the macro to the micro scale, and across different time periods. Read the full article…

New Neuroethics Blog: Penn Minds the Gap

The U Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society (CNS) announces its newest online venture, neuroethics blog Penn Minds the Gap.  Authored by Penn undergraduate Elena Gooray (SAS ’13), Penn Minds the Gap explores key ethical, legal, and social issues in the field of neuroscience. Featuring exclusive content including interviews with our recent public talk series guest, Read the full article…

“Cost of Living” (New Blog, Sociology of Medicine, Health & Healthcare)

The Cost of Living is a blog about the sociology of medicine, health and health care. It was launched last month.  Since then the blog has had features, and comments on: Badgers, TB and Uncertainty Contingency, technology and NHS working Privatisation and the Health and Social Care Act Ethics, rationing and blind decisions Zoonotic Disease and public health Read the full article…

Experimental Entanglements in Cognitive Neuroscience (Workshop, Blog, 25 October 2012, Berlin)

The workshop on “Experimental Entanglements in Cognitive Neuroscience” was announced on this blog last month. Des Fitzgerald (Sociology, LSE), the co-convenor of the workshop, has now created a website for the workshop: Experimental Entanglements. The programme has just been finalized, and we shall continue adding additional materials in the next few weeks. We have already posted Read the full article…

Announcing the new History of Emotions Blog

CMH is delighted to introduce to a medical humanities audience the new History of Emotions blog. The blog will be written by members of the Queen Mary centre, as well as by visiting scholars and associates, offering historical perspectives on current affairs, contemporary culture, and public policy – as well as showcasing interesting ideas and Read the full article…