Annamaria Carusi

‘AI in the Clinic’, new Wellcome Trust Seed Project

We are delighted that Annamaria Carusi’s project ‘AI in the Clinic’, has been funded by the Wellcome Trust, under the themed call for Seed project in AI in Healthcare and Medicine. Annamaria will be joined by Ian Sabroe and Peter Winter. The project is a collaboration between Medical Humanities, the Pulmonary and Vascular Diseases Unit  […]

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Controversies on Childbirth: from Epistemology to Practices (VOICEs)

We are delighted to announce that Stella Villarmea‘s Marie Slodowska Curie Fellowship project, Controversies on Childbirth: from Epistemology to Practices (VOICEs), has been funded.  Stella will be spend a secondment at  Medical Humanities Sheffield, where she will work with Annamaria Carusi and others. We’re looking forward to welcoming Stella to Sheffield!   Project Controversies on […]

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PhD student Lijiaozi Cheng tells her story

PhD Student Lijiaozi Cheng recently participated in Research Tales from Arts and Humanities,  a public engagement event on the 17th May, which was the culmination of a series of workshops on Arts and Humanities Storytelling. Watch Lijiaozi tell the story of how she came to her research idea, as well as setting out some of […]

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Wellcome studentship for Kate McAllister

Catherine (Kate) McAllister has recently been awarded a Wellcome Trust Doctoral Studentship in Humanities and Social Science, to be supervised by Dr Chris Millard and Prof Adrian Bingham. The PhD is provisionally entitled: ‘Epidemic Encephalitis and the Intersection of General and Mental Health Service Provision in Sheffield, 1917-1951’. We look forward to welcome Kate to […]

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MA in Medicine in Society to begin in September 2018

Our new MA in Medicine in Society begins in September 2018.  It’s an exciting new opportunity to explore medicine from the interdisciplinary perspectives of philosophy, history, sociology, politics and ethics. Read more about the MA here. If you have any questions, contact Annamaria Carusi.

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Crowdsourcing for Health Project

The Wellcome Trust Seed Funded project, ‘Crowdsourcing for Health’, came to an end in June 2017. The project saw Annamaria Carusi and collaborators becoming increasingly immersed in social media platforms for gathering and sharing knowledge among scientists, regulators, and patients. The Adverse Outcome Pathway community, which has the broad aim of shifting chemical safety testing […]

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Moving Bodies: Two humanities/engineering pilot projects

Annamaria Carusi of MHS and Claudia Mazzà of the Faculty of Engineering and Insigneo have collaborated on two exciting and innovative pilot projects, bringing together humanities and engineering perspectives on different aspects of movement. Making things through movement explored the creative, socially beneficial and therapeutic benefits of working with and through movement across disabled and […]

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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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