A Tobacco-Free New Zealand by 2025? (Public Lecture, Durham University, 9 March 2016)

Reflections of a frontline activist (No Smoking Day Lecture) To mark No Smoking Day we are delighted to welcome public health and behaviour specialist Dr Marewa Glover to Durham University. Dr Glover (Massey University) is an indigenous woman of the Māori Ngā Puhi tribe of New Zealand who works to improve Māori health, mainly through reducing tobacco smoking. Read the full article…

Human – Non-Human Interactions and the Medical Humanities (Durham, Seminar, 4th December 2014)

St Chad’s College Durham University 12pm–2pm The Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University will host another of its ‘Affiliate’s Lunches‘ on Dec 4th, focussing on ‘Human – Non-Human Interactions’. Professor David Herman (Department of English Studies) and Dr Andrew Russell (Department of Anthropology) will offer very different perspectives on this topic and all are Read the full article…

Jane Macnaughton – End Game Scenarios for Smoking in New Zealand

Jane Macnaughton writes: New Zealand’s South Island is a beautiful and unexpected place.  You can find yourself in a tiny village hall listening to a rather good folk duo and sitting right next to a Booker prize winning writer. Andrew Russell, co-convenor of the WRI Smoking Special Interest Group, and I are in New Zealand Read the full article…