Hubbub Seminar sponsored by Geographies of Health & Wellbeing / Centre for Medical Humanities (18 November 2015)

GoHWell, Hubbub, Centre for Medical Humanities Seminar November 18th, 2015 W007, Main Geography Building Members of Hubbub will be joining with colleagues in Durham’s Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities to share details of research carried out by the group in the first year of its residency in The Hub at Wellcome Collection, as well Hubbub’s Read the full article…

New Open Access Publication – The Development of Narrative Practices in Medicine c.1960–c.2000

A new volume from the Wellcome Witness to Contemporary Medicine series: ‘… if I have to explain to someone, like the anthropologist from Mars, what any of these words like compassion or whatever is, sooner or later I have to tell them a story.’ Professor Arthur Frank ‘I went back to read Freud’s case histories Read the full article…

UK Medical Heritage Library project

Dr Simon Chaplin, Head of the Wellcome Library, writes: The Wellcome Library and Jisc, the charity that champions the use of digital technologies in UK education and research, have joined forces to digitise over 25,000 19th-century medical books. The books will be selected from the Wellcome Library’s collection and from the collections of other UK Read the full article…

Making Genomic Medicine – Three Postdoctoral Research Positions at Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint three postdoctoral Research Fellows to work in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies subject group, on a four-year Wellcome Trust-funded project entitled “Making Genomic Medicine”.  Under the leadership of Dr Steve Sturdy, the project will examine the historical development of three key areas of genetic and genomic science Read the full article…

The Voice – Wellcome Collection – 1st March 2013, 19.00-23.00

The Wellcome Collection in London are hosting a night dedicated to the human voice. It’s free to attend and it promises to an extraordinary celebration of hollering and growling and yodeling and whispering: Join us as we explore the unexpected qualities of the voice. Discover the extraordinary beauty of this everyday instrument as you build a replica vocal Read the full article…

AHRC Health Humanities Funding – Announcement expected in 2012

News just circulated through the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS):   The AHRC was at Edinburgh University on Friday 20th July 2012 to consult on the future of its various thematic priorities. Among other things mentioned at this meeting, it was noted that the AHRC will be part of a joint UK-US call on the Read the full article…