“Pasts, Presents and Futures of Medical Regeneration” Workshops (CfP, University of Leeds, January, April and June 2016)

What does it mean to ‘regenerate’, and what are the scientific, social, cultural and ethical implications of regeneration in its various forms? From biomedical engineering to stem cell therapy, the growth of regenerative medicine in the modern context has the potential to address challenges raised by stretched supplies of organ Read more…

New Starter Grant for researchers in the Medical Humanities and Medically-related Social Sciences – Survey

Building on the success of the Starter Grants Scheme for Clinical Lecturers, the Academy of Medical Sciences aims to develop a new grant scheme that provides funding for early career lecturers / researchers working within the medical humanities and medically-related social sciences. To get a better understanding about funding and career support needs, Read more…

Reconsidering Humanity (Symposium, Live Streamed, 25 June 2015)

Live-streamed symposium Starting June 25 at 9:30 AM CET, this symposium spans across philosophy, neuroscience, anthropology, computer engineering, political science, robotics, psychology etc. to address critical constructive perspectives on basic aspects of currently entertained grand visions with regard to the application of so-called Big Data approaches to research on humans, Read more…