Call for Reviews

Call for Review: ‘Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries’ by Clare Herrick and David Reubi

We are looking for a social scientist to review Global Health and Geographical Imaginaries (Herrick and Reubi, 2017). Further information about the themes under study can be found at Routledge.  To date, geography has not yet carved out a disciplinary niche within the diffuse domain that constitutes global health. However, the compulsion to do Read more…

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Book Review

‘Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences’ reviewed by Dr Svetlana Sholokhova

Rethinking Interdisciplinarity across the Social Sciences and Neurosciences by Felicity Callard & Des Fitzgerald (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) Where to begin when you decide to pursue an interdisciplinary research project? How do you put together an interdisciplinary working group? What kinds of difficulties should you expect to encounter? Where does the desire to Read more…

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Jobs

1 x VITAL postdoctoral research fellow in social studies of medicine (CfA, University of Copenhagen, 4 April 2016)

“Associating dementia” This is an exciting opportunity to join a new research team that will carry out collaborative ethnographic research on the making of quality of life; based in one of Europe’s most vibrant Anthropology departments at the University of Copenhagen and living in one of the world’s best cities. Read more…

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Jobs

Research Fellow: care pathways for children with neurodisability and feeding difficulties (CfA, City University London, 21 September 2015)

Evidence reviews have recommended structured support in care pathways for children with neurodisability and feeding difficulties (where a gastrostomy feeding tube is indicated) and their families. This two-year post offers an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on an NIHR HS&DR funded project identifying best practice models Read more…

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Announcements

‘The Life of Breath’ and what it means to breath

The recently published ‘2014 Annual Review of the Wellcome Trust’ highlights the ‘The Life of Breath’, a recent Medical Humanities Joint Investigator Award. Joint Investigators Professor Jane McNaughton at Durham University and Professor Havi Carel at the University of Bristol were awarded funds made available by the Wellcome’s expanded remit within the health-related humanities and Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

“Towards Neuro-Social Science: The Politics and Pragmatics of Collaboration” (Symposium, 11 December 2014, London)

“Towards Neuro-Social Science: The Politics and Pragmatics of Collaboration”: Neuroscience & Society Network Symposium When: Thursday December 11th, 9 1m-5 pm Where: Room 1.71, Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo Campus, King’s College London The more we experiment on and with the human brain and nervous system, the more we realize that our neurobiological inheritances Read more…

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Workshops

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy (Workshop, King’s College London, 19th June 2014)

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit invite you to a workshop on The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy Date: 19th June 2014  |  Time: 9:00 – 18:00  |  Location: King’s College Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities