Call for Reviews

Reviewer needed: ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities’ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods

The Centre for Medical Humanities is delighted to offer ‘The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities‘ edited by Anne Whitehead and Angela Woods with Sarah Atkinson, Jane Macnaughton, and Jennifer Richards (Edinburgh University Press, 2016) for review. Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. A field-defining collection Read more…

Call for Papers

Ethics of Biomedical Big Data (Call for Chap Abstracts, Ed Volume by Luciano Floridi & Brent Mittelstadt, deadline 30 March 2015)

Call for Chapters:  Ethics of Biomedical Big Data edited volume Peer-reviewed edited volume in Springer’s Philosophical Studies series Editors:   Prof. Luciano Floridi & Dr. Brent Mittelstadt Oxford Internet Institute University of Oxford Deadlines Extended Abstracts:  March 30, 2015 Chapters:  June 30, 2015 Description In biomedical research, the analysis of large datasets (Big Data) has Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Situating Efficacy: Biomedicine, Interdisciplinarity, and the Politics of Intervention (Symposium, Fondation Brocher, 16-17 February 2015)

Situating Efficacy: Biomedicine, Interdisciplinarity, and the Politics of Intervention February 16 – 17, 2015 Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland Although the randomized control trial (RCT) is considered the gold standard for evidence-based research in medicine, its findings of biomedical ‘efficacy’ under isolated test conditions stand apart from what affects the successful Read more…

Jobs

Job Opportunity – ‘Ethical, Social and Regulatory Aspects of Citizen Science in Biomedicine and Healthcare’ (Deadline: 19th May 2014)

Christian-Albrechts Universität, Kiel Institute of Experimental Medicine Campus Kiel, Germany. Postdoc (TV -L 13 100%) Duration and Starting Date: three years, starting immediately (or as soon as possible), salary depending on qualifications. A post-doctoral position is available to work on the project “Ethical, social and regulatory aspects of citizen science Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

Scientific Innovation in the Biosociety: Current Responsibilities, Future Promises (Postgrad forum, Leeds, 24–25 June 2013)

Scientific Innovation in the Biosociety: Current Responsibilities, Future Promises Postgraduate Forum on Genetics and Society (PFGS) Colloquium 13 University of Leeds; 24th-25th June 2013 Registration now open! Just a few places left! Keynote speakers: Prof. Anne Kerr (University of Leeds) Prof. Jackie Leach Scully (Newcastle University) Prof. Paul Martin (University Read more…

Call for Papers

“Shifting Temporalities in Biomedicine” (CFP, International Summer School, Roscoff, France, 5–10 October 2013)

Call for Proposals International Summer School, 5-10 October 2013 in Roscoff (France) *Shifting Temporalities in Biomedicine* The meaning of medicine has been transformed over the course of the 20th century: it has become biomedicine on a molecular basis. Based on novel and partly disruptive technologies, biomedicine has ventured into new Read more…

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