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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 Read more…

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 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…

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 Read more…

Effects of NHS reform on socio-economic equity in health – Richard Cookson – Wolfson Research Institute Lecture Friday 2 December 2011

The Wolfson Research Institute Presents: Effects of NHS reform on socio-economic equity in health Dr Richard Cookson, University of York Friday 2 December 2011 1pm (coffee available from 12.30pm) Theatre D004 Ebsworth Building Durham University, Queen’s Campus, Stockton-on-Tees , TS17 6BH In his lecture, Dr Cookson will summarise and discuss the Read more…