Men, masculinity and infertility – Alan Dolan (Seminar, Durham Queen’s Campus, 10 Dec 2014)

Men, masculinity and infertility: towards a theoretical understanding of men’s experiences of infertility and its treatment Dr Alan Dolan (University of Warwick) Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar Wednesday 10th December, 12-2 Ebsworth Building, D013, Queen’s Campus, Durham University Please reply to Jackie Pankhurst to confirm your attendance. In In the UK, it is estimated that Read the full article…

‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ – Annemarie Jutel (Seminar, Durham University Monday 10 June 2013)

The Centre for Medical Humanities and the Qualitative Health Research Group invite you to attend: ‘Putting a Name to It: Diagnosis, health and illness’ Annemarie Jutel Victoria University of Wellington, Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Monday 10th June, 3 – 4.45pm Williams Library, St. Chad’s College. While diagnosis is important in identifying and Read the full article…

Qualitative Health Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge (Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, Thursday 6th June)

Qualitative Health Research Group Postgraduate Methods Challenge Thursday 6th June, 12-2pm (lunch from 12) Wolfson Research Institute, F009 Building on the success of last year’s postgraduate methods challenge, we are holding another challenge seminar. Three PhD students will present and critique their chosen research methodology and reflect on possible alternative approaches. Three speakers – Paul Read the full article…

Men Understanding Health – Prof Steve Robertson (Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar, Durham University, 31 October)

Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar ‘Men Understanding Health’ Prof Steve Robertson, Leeds Metropolitan University Wednesday 31 October, 12-2 Wolfson Research Institute, F009, Queen’s Campus Durham University Abstract: While research on lay perspectives of health now has a well-established history, specific empirical data on male lay perspectives of health and well-being are largely absent. Drawing on Read the full article…

Reconstructing power dynamics in health research: It’s research Jim, but not as we know it – Prof Alan Roulstone (QHR Seminar, 25 Jan 2012, Durham University)

Durham University’s Qualitative Health Research Group presents: Reconstructing power dynamics in health research: It’s research Jim, but not as we know it. Professor Alan Roulstone Wednesday 25th January, 12-2, Trevelyan College, Durham Health and disability research is increasingly questioning the positivist and objective claims of some large-scale and ‘authorised’ medical research (e.g RCTs)-its ability to Read the full article…

How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms?” Report on a Symposium

CMH Affiliate and coordinator of the Durham Qualitative Health Research Group Sally Brown writes: On Thursday afternoon, the first half-day workshop organised by the Qualitative Health Research Group and the Evaluation, Research and Development Unit took place, on the topic  “How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms?” Delegates from Read the full article…

“How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms?” – Qualitative Health Research Workshop June 23

How do we better understand, and change, people’s behaviour in relation to symptoms? Thursday 23rd June, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen’s Campus, Stockton The Durham Qualitative Health Research Group and ERDU present a half day workshop, comprising keynote speakers, break-out discussion sessions, and a plenary session focusing on ways forward and future research questions. Our aim Read the full article…

On the 50th anniversary of Erving Goffman’s Asylums: “What would Goffman have made of today’s PFI asylums?” Seminar 27 April

On the 50th anniversary of Erving Goffman’s Asylums:  “What would Goffman have made of today’s PFI asylums?” A Durham Qualitative Health Research Group Seminar by Dr Ian Spencer Wednesday 27th April, 12—2pm The Pennington Room, Grey College, Durham. A light buffet lunch will be provided at 12pm: please reply to Alex Motley to confirm your Read the full article…

Rose Barbour Seminar Thursday 24 February

The Durham Qualitative Health Research Group presents: Rose Barbour, Professor in Public Health and Primary Care, University of Dundee “Using focus groups in health research” Thursday 24th February, 12 noon – 2pm, Room F009, Wolfson Research Institute, Queen’s Campus, Stockton. A light buffet lunch will be provided, so please reply to Judith Walsh to confirm Read the full article…