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.
Situating Medicine: New Directions Conference
5 -6 June 2014, University of Warwick
This CHM conference, celebrating and extending our work, seeks to address the questions and challenges posed by medicine in the twenty-first century, including the rapidly shifting frontiers of medical research; the efficacy and limits of evidence-based medicine; the (much-hyped, but elusive) relationship of lifestyle to health; and the globalisation of medical knowledge.
Professor Hilary Marland and Dr Catherine Cox at the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland, are working with Talking Birds theatre company on a new production, based on their research on Madness, Migration and the Irish in Lancashire. The piece will be performed in Coventry and Dublin at the end of June/start July 2014.
Publication - Health and Girlhood in Britain, 1874-1920
Professor Hilary Marland's monograph available via Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood.
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IDEA:Improving the Delivery of Ethnically Appropriate Research, Services and Policy
an 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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