King's ESRC studentships in health policy, effectiveness & evaluation 2013

ESRC Studentships for September 2013 are available at King’s College London, in the thematic area Health Policy, Effectiveness & Evaluation (HPE) (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/school/dtc/research-themes/Theme03.aspx).  HPE is part of the King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre (KISS-<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/school/dtc/welcome.aspx>DTC), and it encompasses three broad pathways:
•         Health System Effectiveness
•         Evidence for Health Policy
•         Health Economics

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Death, dying and disposal conference: Registrations now open

Registrations are now open for the 11th biennial death, dying and disposal conference: Where theory meets practice, which is being hosted by The Open University in partnership with the Association for the study of death and society (ASDS).
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Call for paper abstracts - Sociology of Health and Illness 21st monograph

Children’s Health and Well-being: policy debates and lived experience
Editors:  Geraldine Brady, Pam Lowe and Sonja Olin Lauritzen
21st Sociology of Health & Illness Monograph 
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ESRC Seminar Series; Seminar 6; Addressing ageism, impairment and disablism - Tuesday 29th January 2013


Opportunities, challenges & tensions: linking the ageing and disability rights agendas
Addressing ageism, impairment and disablism

This seminar engages with the shape and form of contemporary ageism, impairment and disablism, and the challenges for developments and policies designed to address these issues.  
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Ageing, Global Health and Humanitarian Crisis


MICRA/ Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) joint seminar – Ageing, Global Health and Humanitarian Crisis
Wednesday 21 November 2012, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm (buffet lunch and networking from 1.00pm)  
Venue: Cordingley Lecture Theatre, Humanities Bridgeford StreetUniversity of Manchester (no. 35 on the campus map) 
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Content on dementia


The UK Government has announced plans to train and recruit 1 million volunteer ‘Dementia Friends’ to provide help and support to people with dementia. This scheme is one of a range of measures to boost early diagnosis and to increase awareness and understanding of this condition. 

To mark this UK Government drive we have highlighted below some recent content from across Emerald’s Health & Social Care Collection of journals on dementia and related conditions.
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Postdoctoral research job at Nottingham


Research Fellow - University of Nottingham

£27,578 - £34,895 per annum

We are pleased to invite applications for the above post based in the Centre for Applied Bioethics, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham. The post is funded under a Leverhulme Programme grant entitled 'Making Science Public: Challenges and Opportunities'. The post represents an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative interdisciplinary research project with the primary aim of producing high quality academic journal articles and related outputs.
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