NWDTC ESRC PhD Human Geography CASE Studentship: Proximities of Care: Exploring the spatial relations of voluntary and technological support for those living with dementia

The University of Liverpool and North West Doctoral Training Centre (NWDTC) invite invitations from suitably qualified students for the following fully funded ESRC CASE PhD studentship. This studentship is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool and Lancaster and PSS. The overall aim of this studentship is to explore the Read more…

Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research (CfP session at the RGS 2014 Conference, London 26-29 August 2014)

Royal Geographic Society (with IBG) Annual International Conference Geographies of co-production London, Tuesday 26 to Friday 29 August 2014 Call for Papers for a session entitled: Co-Producing Knowledge on Health, Wellbeing and Place through Participatory Research Session Sponsor: Geography of Health Research Group This session will bring together researchers who Read more…

Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Research Speed Dating (23 October 2013, Durham University)

Durham’s Geographies of Health and Well-being (GoHWell) Reading Group is an interdisciplinary research group of staff and students based in the Centre for Medical Humanities, the Wolfson Research Institute, the Institute for Hazard Risk and Resilience (IHRR), and the Department of Geography. More information about the group is available here. Read more…

“Absent Presences & Present Absences” (Reflections on the International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies)

Absent Presences and Present Absences Dr Cheryl Mcgeachan (Geography, Glasgow University) writes: Returning this week from the fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies at the University of Groningen, I am truly inspired by the range of wonderful people and papers encountered. Discussions on emotion and affect have swirled Read more…

Mental Health and Dependency (Second Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Symposium, Glasgow, 18 May)

The second MHRNS Symposium, themed on “Mental Health” and “Dependency” will take place on Saturday 18 May, 4 University Gardens, Glasgow. Guest speakers are: Dr Lucy Burke (Manchester Metropolitan University), “Care and Dependency: Keywords in Disability Culture or Why Language Matters” and Dr Jonathan Andrews (Newcastle University), “Asylum patient cultures: Read more…