A New Focus for Suicide Prevention: findings from SANE’s Qualitative Suicide Research (Conference, London, 10 Sept 2013)

A New Focus for Suicide Prevention: a one day conference On 10 September 2013 SANE (the mental health charity) is gathering at Toynbee Hall in Central London to share the findings of its five-year programme of qualitative suicide research and to discuss how they can be best used to prevent suicide and suicidal distress. Guest speakers Read more…

Using Dance as an Intervention: Can dance help prevent and decrease psychological and health-related problems among young women?

Elizabeth Sharp, Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies at Texas Tech University and Honorary Fellow, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, writes: Despite the alarmingly high rates of disordered eating on US college campuses, very few prevention efforts have been successful. The evidence is clear that women’s bodies are Read more…

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 Read more…

Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists (Workshop, Dance City Newcastle, May 7 2013)

Pollination: A look at collaborations between dancers and social scientists Event rescheduled from February, now to be held on Tuesday May  7 Venue:  Studio 2, Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle NE1 4BR Time: 11.30 – 1.30pm Free and lunch included. All Welcome. Registration essential here. The idea of this session Read more…