Lent Lecture Series 2012, London

Announcing the Lent Lecture Series 2012 of The Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King’s College London.There is no charge to attend the lectures. All are welcome. Please contact Dr Neema Sofaer (neema.sofaer@kcl.ac.uk) for details.DR MARK SHEEHAN, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Ethics Fellow, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford;Rare and exceptional: Dealing with difficult healthcare resource
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Qualitative Research Fellow Post, University of Edinburgh

We are seeking to appoint a research fellow to undertake a longitudinal qualitative sub-study within The REPOSE (Relative Effectiveness of Pumps over MDI and Structured Education) Trial. REPOSE is a multi-centre, randomised controlled trial involving adult patients with type 1 diabetes using two types of regimen - an insulin pump or multiple daily injections. This sub-study, led by Dr Julia Lawton
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North East Medsoc Group Launch Event, March 2012, Durham

The North East Medical Sociology group would like to invite you to attend a half-day launch event on the 8th March 2012, at Trevelyan College, Durham.The keynote speaker will be Professor Rose Barbour (The Open University) who will explore the results from a number of projects looking at weight management. Three short presentations will also be delivered by researchers from different institutions across
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Calling new authors

MSo is particularly interested in contributions from new authors. As well as articles for peer review, we are seeking commentaries on appropriate topics and reviews of recently published books.MSo aims to include contributions that discuss topics across the broad field of medical sociology including, health and illness experience; health professions and occupations; sexuality and reproductive health;
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Multidsiciplinary Workshop: Human Enhancement in clinical practice, March 2012, London

Title: The ethics of human enhancement are a concern in clinical practice – Myth or Reality?15th March 2012, KCL Medical School, London BridgeNo registration fee/please register to allow us to plan numbers at kidskcl@gmail.comIntermural Student Bioethics Network (KCL) with Royal Society of Medicine Open SectionThe meeting will take place in the Gordon Museum at on the Guy's Hospital Campus of
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Fully funded PhD Studentship, University of Leicester

The Department of Sociology is seeking applicants for a 3 year full-time funded studentship (covering fees and stipend) leading to a PhD. The studentship is for full-time study only and the successful applicant will be expected to commence their studies in September 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. UK/EU Applicants only.Research Areas: We are particularly interested in applicants who wish to
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ESHMS Conference, August 2012

The European Society of Health and Medical Sociology (ESHMS) will be holding their next conference from Thursday 30th August to Saturday 1st September 2012 in Hannover, Germany. The theme of the conference is 'Health inequalities over the life course'.Details about the ESHMS conference are available on http://www.eshms-dgms-2012.de/Eindex.html .The deadline for abstract submission has now been extended
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