Three Doctoral Fellowships in Medicine and the Humanities (Call for applicants, Mainz, Germany)

As part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) funded research training group “Life Sciences, Life Writing: Experiences at the Boundaries of Human Life between Biomedical Explanation and Lived Experience” (GRK 2015/1), the University of Mainz and the Mainz University Clinic are jointly inviting applications for three doctoral fellowships. At the intersection of biomedicine, individual and Read the full article…

Cell Culture: Examining how science and literature interact (Symposium, Edinburgh, 3 November 2012)

How accurately does modern literature portray the life sciences?  In what way is the use of science within fiction evolving to create new genres such as “lab-lit”?  Is there more in common, than is often imagined, between the way in which both writers and scientists work? These are some of the fascinating topics that are Read the full article…