2nd CfP re "The 21st Century Body Reloaded"


‘The 21st Century Body Reloaded’
7-8th November 2013, London
Additional details to be confirmed shortly
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Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh

We are seeking to appoint a research fellow to undertake a qualitative study of the provision of early medical abortion. Using interviews, this CSO funded qualitative study will contribute to an evaluation of a new model for the provision of abortions within an integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health service (Chalmers Centre, Edinburgh). The research will compare the experience and provision of medical abortion services at Chalmers and a hospital-based clinic from patient and health care providers’ perspectives. 
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Masterclass in Action Research

Date: 4-5 July 2013
Venue: Bournemouth University, Royal London House R207

For postgraduate students, academics and professionals
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Harkness Fellowships in Health Care Policy and Practice

The Harkness Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for mid-career professionals - academic researchers, government policymakers, clinicians, hospital and insurance managers, and journalists - from Australia, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom, to spend up to 12 months in the United States studying a critical issue on the health policy agenda, working with leading U.S. health policy experts, and gaining in-depth knowledge of not only the U.S. health care system, but also those of Fellows' home countries. The Commonwealth Fund also brings together the full class of Fellows throughout the year to participate in a series of policy and leadership seminars with U.S. health care leaders drawn from government, politics, health care organizations, and academia.
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Sociology of Health and Illness Journal: Call for Nominations to join Editorial Board

Interested in becoming a member of the Sociology of Health and Illness Editorial Board? Clink on the following link to complete the Nomination Form and return it by Wednesday 28th August 2013. http://tinyurl.com/nj48mxk
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University College London PhD Studentship: An exploration of the meaning of choice in the context of end of life care

UCL is offering an opportunity in the UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit and the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Unit. We are seeking applications from highly motivated candidates for a 3 year PhD Studentship commencing in October 2013.

The position is funded for university fees and an annual stipend of approximately £18,000 per annum.
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Social Aspects of Stroke and Ageing: Identifying the Gaps in the Evidence

‘Coming of Age in Swansea’ – The Art and Science of Ageing: Invitation to Research Workshop
Social Aspects of Stroke and Ageing: Identifying Gaps in the Evidence
Friday 31st May 2013, 12.00  – 2.00pm

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