STS stream at BSA 2013


The Science & Technology Studies (STS) stream at the Annual British Sociological Association Conference covers a wide range of work on all areas relating to science, technology and society, and employs an open‐response mode where you are welcome to submit abstracts on any relevant topic. This includes work on specific areas of science and technology (e.g. stem cells, digital society, energy and environment, health and biomedicine) as well as cross-cutting themes (e.g. public engagement, representation, innovation) and contributions to theory (e.g. perfomativity, expectation dynamics).

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Childhood Disability & Social Disadvantage: Evidence and Implications for Policy & Practice 28 September 2012, University of Warwick


Our forthcoming conference on childhood disability and social disadvantage will be of particular interest to anyone concerned with the growing body of evidence linking childhood disability with social disadvantage.

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MRC Policy Internship Scheme

The scheme is designed to give students first-hand experience of the medical science policy environment, to gain insights into how research and the way it is communicated can impact on policy.
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Funding Opportunities - ESPA


Calls Open: ESPA Grants

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Wellcome Trust - Funding Opportunities

The Wellcome Trust's funding supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities, with the aim of improving human and animal health.
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Foundation for the Sociology of Health & Illness Awards


Programme of Awards

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FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP - OPEN UNIVERSITY - 17th October, 2012


The Open University is offering a series of qualitative methods workshops, with the first scheduled for 17th October. This will be a day-long workshop on Focus Groups and will be facilitated by Prof Rose Barbour.

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