Cardiff Launch of Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula project

We are proud to announce the Cardiff  launch of the Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula project in Cardiff with an exhibition of new work by Jac Saorsa throughout August this year. The project had its London preview last month at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Regents Park, and the work will be touring Read the full article…

Qualitative Researcher Posts (RA & PDRF) Health Experiences Research Group Oxford

Several excellent opportunities have opened up to work in the Health Experiences Research Group, Oxford University, which conducts qualitative research on experiences of health and illness. Qualitative Researcher (2 posts) Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford Grade 7: £30,434 – £37,394 p.a. Vacancy ID 118393 Closing Date: 22 Read the full article…

Understanding the relationships between Alcohol, other drugs and Sight Loss (Durham University, 11th March 2015)

Dr Hannah Morgan is Lecturer in Disability Studies in the Department of Sociology and a member of the Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) at Lancaster University. This seminar will explore some of the preliminary findings of a project which is investigating the relationship between substance abuse and sight loss. Hannah’s research interests are the impact Read the full article…

Durham Anthropology of Health Research Group Seminars (Ephiphany 2015)

DURHAM ANTHROPOLOGY OF HEALTH RESEARCH GROUP: EPIPHANY 2015   Jan 21 (3pm): Miran Epstein (Queen Mary University of London), ‘Toward a historical-materialist theory of ideology: the case of our medical ethics’ (Departmental seminar)   Jan 28 (2pm): David Weinkove (Durham) ‘Host:microbe interactions that influence ageing and obesity’ Feb 4 (12 noon): Hannah Brown (Durham), ‘Report Read the full article…

Three Qualitative Research Posts (Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford)

The Health Experiences Research Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, is advertising three posts for qualitative researchers at the University of Oxford. Qualitative Researcher in Ethnography The Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is seeking a qualitative researcher (ethnography) with a PhD in social science and experience of ethnographic research. This is Read the full article…

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…

Review of Visualising Illness at Birkbeck, November 14th -15th 2014, by Jac Saorsa

What is distinctive about the visual image as a means of communicating the experience of illness? As an artist working within the field of Medical Humanities this is a question that is very close to my creative heart so naturally I was very pleased to be invited to present at the Visualising Illness event, which Read the full article…

Qualitative Research Methods courses at University of Oxford 2014/15

The Health Experiences Research Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford is offering the following programme of qualitative research methods courses 2014/15. Courses are very popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. For further details about each course or to make a booking, please visit our web site. INTRODUCTION TO Read the full article…

Funded Opportunity for ECRs to Attend Qualitative Health Research Workshop at the University of São Paulo (Feb 2014

British Council/FAPESP Researcher Links Workshop 9-13 February 2015, University of São Paulo, Brazil This is a unique, funded opportunity for health care researchers from the UK and Brazil to meet and work together. Over four days at the School of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Brazil, a selected group of early career researchers will learn Read the full article…

Notes from Galveston (final post 2014): Dr Jac Saorsa, Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas

So, in a few days I will be taking my leave of Galveston once again. Of course I am sad to leave the island although I am looking forward to going home and excited about everything I have achieved during my ‘oh too short’ time here. I gave a colloquium and a drawing workshop and, Read the full article…