Invitation to Health and Wellbeing in the Criminal Justice System Event

The team of prison researchers at the Centre for Criminology & Sociology at Royal Holloway University of London wish to invite you to the upcoming ESRC-funded event:

Health in the Criminal Justice System
Friday 4th July 2014
Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU
(opposite The British Museum)
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Phil Strong Memorial Prize 2013-14

We are pleased to announce the Phil Strong Memorial Prize for the Academic year 2013-14. The prize was established in memory of Phil Strong (1945-1995) one of the post-war generation of sociologists who influenced the development of medical sociology in the UK, and it is anticipated that there will be one prize to the value of £1200 awarded this year. The purpose of the prize is to contribute to the
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Queer Futures - new research study

Queer Futures: A national study exploring the self-harm and suicidal feelings of young LGBTQ people 

Lancaster University is leading a £300,000 study aimed at reducing self-harm and suicide among young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning. 
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MedSoc Wales Physiotherapy and the Body Multiple

Wales British Sociology Medical Sociology Group invite you to a talk on 'Physiotherapy and the body multiple' with Clare Kell, Julie Latchem and Gwyneth Owen 

Room 1.65 CPlan (Glamorgan Building, Cardiff School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University) 
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The 2015 Ageing Summit

The 2015 Ageing Summit 
London, UK

This event will look at current scientific research and thinking regarding the ageing process.  With discussions ranging from discovery of biomarkers and assay development to the immunology of ageing, this event promises to be packed with discussion and debate and is an ideal opportunity to discover what is new in the field.
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Job opportunities in Dundee

We are delighted to provide the details for two Grade 7 post-doctoral research posts for the newly launched Scottish Improvement Science Research, Development and Evaluation Collaborating Centre - one with substantive quantitative skills, the other with substantive qualitative skills. These are three year posts in the first instance, with a possibility of extending that if they are successful, and they offer a really positive development and training opportunity for post-docs. They will be very important in conducting the high quality research needed by the SISCC. 

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New Methodologies for Interdisciplinarity in HIV and Related Health Fields


Goldsmiths College, University of London, NAB 314 
London, UK 

Since the identification of HIV, the virus has required extensive engagement between the social sciences and biomedicine. However, the relationship between the two has often been contentious: differences in language, frameworks for analysis, representation and understandings of what is at stake has provoked responses to the virus to categorise themselves as either biomedical or behavioural interventions. Consequently, and in contrast to its entangled character, the problem of HIV is often articulated in dichotomous terms - social or physiological. In contrast, this symposium seeks not to amplify mutual critique, but to expand modes of collaboration. 
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