Annamaria Carusi

Suicide, Society and Crisis. Julie Gottlieb’s Wellcome Trust Seed Funded project

Dr Julie Gottlieb’s Seed Award in Humanities and Social Science will begin in late 2017 supported by The Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation which supports researchers in their efforts to take on big problems, and to spark debates. The project is entitled ‘Suicide, Society and Crisis’ and will focus on links between suicide and […]

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MHS student awarded Professor David Locker Research Scholarship

MHS student Tom Broomhead has recently been awarded the Professor David Locker Research Scholarship. Tom, whose PhD is titled  ‘Neighbourhood effects – spatial inequalities in oral health’, is currently approaching the fourth year of his PhD.  Tom writes that through this research: “I have been able to apply my geographical knowledge to a new field […]

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Epistemic injustice and medicine

Prof Miranda Fricker (Sheffield) and Prof Boudewijn de Bruin (Groningen) have won a research grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to fund two philosophy PhD students at Sheffield and Groningen to work on epistemic (in)justice and its detrimental effects in two professional fields: finance and healthcare. The healthcare branch of the project grows partly […]

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Crowdsourcing for health. New Wellcome Trust seed funded project

31 March, 2016 We have recently heard that an application for seed funding from the Wellcome Trust themed call ‘Social media and health’, has been successful. ‘Crowdsourcing for Health’ is a partnership between Medical Humanities Sheffield, the Philosophy Department of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre’s Institute […]

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