The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth warmly invites you to its 4th International Summer School for Postgraduate Students on Tuesday 25th-Wednesday 26th June at ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, UK. This school is for postgraduate students working in the area of childhood and youth. The workshops and networking sessions will be of interest for students about to embark on research and for those who are preparing their dissertations. Speakers include: Alison Clark, Open University; Sam Frankel, Act 4; Pia Christensen, University of Leeds. Workshops will include: visual methods; grounded theory, collaborative ethnography, career planning, writing for publication, CV writing, public engagement. Further details including the programme and booking are available on the CSCY website:www.sheffield.ac.uk/cscy. If you have any queries please contact d.j.lessels@sheffield.ac.uk


The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth warmly invites you to its 4th International Summer School for Postgraduate Students on Tuesday 25th-Wednesday 26th June at ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, UK.
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Wales Medical Sociology Group

British Sociological Association (BSA) Wales Medical Sociology Group
‘The use of sedatives in end-of-life care: legislation and practice’
Speakers: Professor Clive Seale, Brunel University, London and Dr Idris Baker, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Ty Olwen Hospice, Swansea.
Monday 10th June 2013, 2pm-4pm
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MSc Social Research Bursaries


The School of Social Science and Social Work is offering two full-time fee bursaries and two part-time fee bursaries for the MSc Social Research/MSc Social Research and Evaluation/MSc Social and Education Research in 2013/14.
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Dealing with Disability (Cardiff University, 12 June 2013)


The Medicine, Science and Culture and Culture, Imagination and Practice research groups at Cardiff University are hosting an event entitled "Dealing with Disability: Ethnographic Observations in Clinical Settings" on Wednesday June 12th at 14:00-16:30 (Glamorgan Building, room 0.85). Our speakers will be Tim Banks (SOCSI) and Gareth Thomas (SOCSI).
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City University Disability and Social Inclusion Seminar June 11th: Effectivensss of Telehealth and Telecare


We invite you to our June seminar - Tuesday June 11th 2013, 1 to 2.15pm

Effectiveness of Telehealth and Telecare: Lessons from the Whole Systems Demonstrator Project

Venue: Room AG11, College Building, St John Street, EC1V 0HB
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Reminder: 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology: Early bird registration closes 24 May


The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology will be held at Bradford University, Bradford UK.
The conference runs from Monday 22nd to Wednesday 24th July, with pre-conference workshops on Sunday 21st July.
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Funding available for social/behavioural research in cancer


The National Awareness and Early Diagnosis Initiative aims, through a variety of means, to promote earlier diagnosis of cancer, increasing access to optimal treatment and thereby improving survival rates and reducing cancer mortality. Through the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), a consortium of funders (Cancer Research UK; Department of Health (England); Economic and Social Research Council; Health & Social Care R&D Division, Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland; National Institute for Social Care and Health Research, Wales; Scottish Government) has come together to develop a third UK call for research proposals in awareness and early diagnosis of cancer.
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