BSA Medical Sociology Group Conference

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BSA MedSoc Phil Strong Prize now open for nominations

British Sociological Association Medical Sociology Group
Phil Strong Memorial Prize

We are pleased to the Phil Strong Memorial Prize, Academic year 2012-13 are now open for nominations. It is anticipated that there will be one prize to the value of £1200. The purpose of the prize is to contribute to the advancement of medical sociology by supporting post-graduate research in medical sociology.
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Celebrating Sally Macintyre’s contribution to health inequalities research and policy


One-day meeting to celebrate Sally Macintyre’s contribution to health inequalities research and policy 
(joint meeting of SSM & BSA Medical Sociology Group)

Monday 17 June 2013, 10.30 to 4.30, followed by a reception

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
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Vacancy: Research Associate in Active and Healthy Ageing


DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, UK
The Department of Sociological Studies is proud to be one of the top ten international social science research departments in the UK, with a long history of high profile contributions to theory, policy and practice. In the 2008 Research  Assessment Exercise, 65% of our research outputs were rated as internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
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Childhoods Real and Imagined


Childhood and health researchers use a wide range of theories and methods. This new book reviews connections, contradictions and combinations between them. It sets out twelve basic ideas in critical realism that can increase our research understanding of children’s real bodies and their interpersonal relations within social structures.  

The book launch seminar is on Monday 20th May at 3.00 p.m. followed by drinks at 5.00 p.m., in the Elvin Hall, Institute of Education, University of London, Bedford Way, London WC1.  

Speakers include Roy Bhaskar, Alan Norrie, David Oswell and the author. 
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Call for Papers, special Issue of Social Science & Medicine


SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE - SPECIAL ISSUE

THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS REFORMS

Guest Editors: Guido Giarelli, Ellen Annandale and Carlo Ruzza
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3 Year PhD Studentship with the Centre for Death & Society


3 Year PhD Studentship with the Centre for Death & Society: Care and cost at the end of life

Applicants are invited for a full-time PhD, University studentship to support and work in the Department of Social and Policy Sciences, alongside the Institute for Policy Research (IPR) and Centre for Death and Society (CDAS).
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