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…

In Sickness & In Health: Challenging Health Inequity (CfP, Conference, Palma de Mallorca, June 2015)

In Sickness & In Health Sixth International Conference Challenging Health Inequity: A Call to Action June 10-12, 2015 University of Balearic Islands Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain Our collective work In Sickness and in Health explores problems encountered by people working within a range of health care fields as well as those people who Read the full article…

The Problem with care: priorities, politics and research (Special Interest Group, Durham University, 29 May 2014)

Launch Event—Organising Care Special Interest Group The Problem with care: priorities, politics and research 29th May 2014 You are invited to the launch event of the Organising Care Special Interest Group hosted by the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing & Durham University Business School.  The aim of the group is to encourage critical Read the full article…

Dr. Lynne Friedli – ‘Welfare Reform and the Rise of Psychological Fundamentalism: The Case of Workfare’ (Lecture, Durham, 7th May 2014)

This paper is concerned with growing influence of  psychology  and the role of psycho-policy in formulating and gaining consent for the current regime of welfare reform, notably in the roll out of the Department for Work and Pensions Workfare programme.  What emerges is the construction of a psychological ideal that embodies the norms and values Read the full article…

Space and Place in the Health Humanities, plus a Masterclass on the Geography of a Dance Intervention – Prof Sarah Atkinson (Seminar, Edinburgh, 23 Jan 2014)

The sixth Scottish Health Humanities Seminar and Masterclass will be on Thursday 23 January 2014. Prof Sarah Atkinson, Deptartment of Geography, Durham University. Co-Director of Belief, Understanding and Wellbeing, Wolfson Research Institute, and Associate Director, Centre for Medical Humanities Public Seminar: Space and Place in the Health and Medical Humanities Thursday 23 January 2014, 3:30-5:00pm The Old Library, Read the full article…

Public Engagement in Health Research Workshop (Wolfson Research Institute, 19 November 2013)

Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) is becoming central to health research.  This Wolfson Research Workshop aims to provide an introduction to PPI in health research. Participants will be encouraged to explore some of the benefits and potential obstacles to embedding PPI into their research.  Three researchers (Dr Felicity Callard (Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities), Read the full article…

The Lantern Parade: A Conversation (Invitation to participate, 16-17 Jan 2014, Queen’s Campus Durham University)

The Centre for Medical Humanities and The Institute for Advanced Studies, Durham University invite you to join THE LANTERN PARADE A Conversation 16-17 January 2014 Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing Queen’s Campus, Stockton-on-Tees The lantern parade is an occasion to view a community in another light. Sometimes it is a one-off event, but Read the full article…

Fully funded PhD studentship in Local Health Inequalities in an Age of Austerity: the Stockton on Tees Study

Fully funded PhD studentship in Local Health Inequalities in an Age of Austerity: the Stockton on Tees Study About the Award Applications are invited for a fully-funded three-year doctoral studentship as part of a large 5 year research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust. The project aims to provide a contemporary and innovative, theoretically informed, 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…

Hidden influences on health & wellbeing through life course (Public Lecture, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University, 11 June 2013)

Hidden influences on health & wellbeing through life course Public Lecture 6-9pm, Tuesday 11th June 2013 Wolfson Research Institute Building, Queens Campus, Stockton This event is a joint collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Study / Durham Forum for Health & the Wolfson Research Institute for Health &Wellbeing featuring: Professor Caroline Relton, Newcastle University: Cross-generational Read the full article…