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New book publication for MHS members Markus Reuber and Gregg Rawlings

Markus Reuber, Gregg Rawlings and Steven Schachter have published In our words: personal accounts of living with non-epileptic seizures. The book, published by Oxford University Press, includes over 100 stories from people with personal experience of nonepileptic seizures from around the world. 

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MHS International Collaborations

Medical Humanities continues to develop international collaborations through co-supervising students at European universities.  Ragna Winniewski’s doctoral project on The Phenomenologies of the Senses, is co-supervised by Annamaria Carusi of MHS and Prof. dr. Thiemo Breyer of the Dept of Philosophy at the University of Cologne. In embarking on this cross-national project, Ragna is continuing in […]

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Wellcome Postdoctoral Award for Steffan Blayney

Steffan Blayney has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Sciences Postdoctoral Award, working closely with  Chris Millard. His project explores mental health activism, anti-capitalist politics and the radical left in Britain from 1956 to the present day. Steffan joined the Department of History in 2018, after researching and teaching at Birkbeck, Kent and […]

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‘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. The project is a collaboration between Medical Humanities, the Pulmonary and Vascular Diseases Unit  at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Insigneo Institute for in silico […]

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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 2019

Our new MA in Medicine in Society begins in September 2019.  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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