Early bird rate finishing soon - Qualitative Research International Summer School, 28 July - 1 August 2014, UWE, Bristol, UK

The early bird fees for the Qualitative Research International Summer School will end on Sunday 1 June

The summer school is being held at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, 28 July - 1 August
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EPSRC funded PhD opportunities - Digital Civics

11 Doctoral Training Studentships in Digital Civics 
Newcastle University, UK 

We have 11 fully funded four-year doctoral studentships in Digital Civics (commencing September 2014) and are seeking applicants with a passion for civic life, an interest in how digital technologies can be used to support citizens and communities, and an undergraduate or masters level education in one of the constituent disciplines of our new EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Civics: computer science, design, education, health sciences, planning and architecture, politics and social science. 
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BSA MedSoc Early Career Researcher Summer Event: Booking Now Open

BSA MedSoc Early Career Researcher Summer Event 2014 

9 June, Cardiff University 

£15 BSA Members/ £20 Non-members 

9:00 – 17:00 Lunch and refreshments included. 

The BSA Medical Sociology Group is pleased to announce a new event for 2014, exclusively for postgraduate and early career researchers. 
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Invitation | KCL Workshop - The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy | June 19, 2014

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King's College London 

In collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit 

invite you to a workshop on 

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy 

Date: 19th June 2014 | Time: 9:00 - 18:00 | Location: King's College London, Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building, First Floor, Room 1.70 
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Advance Info about the next London MedSoc Meeting

The next London MedSoc meeting will take place Wednesday, 11.6.14, 6-7.30pm at King's College London, Room 1.16, Franklin Wilkins Building, Stamford Street. The Theme is Mental Health, and the topic: Family and friend mental health carers and stigma; facilitated by Geraldine Mason. The presenters will be Lee Gunn, Helen Kara and Geraldine Mason. 
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SHI Journal: Call for Book Review Editors

The Editorial Board of SHI are seeking to appoint a Book Reviews Editor or Editors to take up a three-year term of office from 1st October 2014. For more information please visit: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-9566/asset/homepages/65502_-_Sociology-LB-SHIL-Flyer-0414_Print_Ready_No_Crop_Marks.pdf?v=1&s=8cea2dbced420cf0cc2557fed926cb28c1807288 
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Free to attend East Midlands Medical Sociology event

Please find below details of a free half day event organised by the East Midlands Medical Sociology Group and hosted by De Montfort University. 


The keynote speaker is: 

Prof. Anne Kerr, University of Leeds, who will be speaking on "Emotional Work in Biomedical Innovation". 
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