Centre for the History of Medicine
The Centre for the History of Medicine at Warwick is a lively, interdisciplinary community of scholars and students engaged in research and teaching in the history of medicine, the life sciences and public health.
A public engagement event...
Professor Hilary Marland with Talking Birds are running a ' Private Asylum' themed event (27-29 June 2013), including a site specific performance in the Shop Front Theatre - (Theatre Absolute) which focuses on the history of mental disorder, its management and the development of a 'Trade in Lunacy'.
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IDEA:Improving the Delivery of Ethnically Appropriate Research, Services and Policy
a new trans-disciplinary collaboration dedicated to improving and promoting high quality research on ethnicity and health.
Founded by a group of researchers based at the University of Warwick (convened by Dr Roberta Bivins); Cardiff University and De Montfort University, with experience in studying the impact of ethnicity on health care and health outcomes from a range of disciplinary perspectives. Through our network and workshops, we are working to develop new models for research on key ethnicity-linked issues.
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History of Medicine at the Modern Records Centre
The Modern Records Centre (MRC) at the University of Warwick holds archival materials and resources including collections of national importance with HoM topics and themes.
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Soaking Up the Rays...
Dr Tania Woloshyn
As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded project, 'Soaking Up the Rays: The Reception of Light Therapeutics in Britain, c.1899-1938', an exhibition 'Irradiating the Sun-Starved: Light Therapies in Britain, c.1900-1940' with accompanying public lecture and invitee workshop 'Light Technologies: the Materialisation of Light Therapeutics, c.1890 to the Present' featured important light therapy resources and materials concentrating on the early development of heliotherapy and phototherapy in Britain.