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 advancement of medical sociology by supporting post-graduate research in medical sociology.
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Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’ - Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2014

The Faculty of Health & Social Care presents:

Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’

Professor Rosaline Barbour

Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2014, The Open University Milton Keynes

We are delighted to announce the 2014 series of workshops exploring qualitative research methods, to be held at The Open University. These workshops will be facilitated by our Professor of Health Care and qualitative research expert, Rosaline Barbour.
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‘Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect’, Exeter 2014

We are pleased to announce a two-day symposium ‘Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect’, 28/29 Nov. 2014, University of Exeter (for details see below). The aim of this exciting international workshop is to bring together leading researchers, practitioners and scholars from care studies, sociology of health and illness, science and technology studies, humanities and philosophy to rethink care. We also plan to publish the results of the workshop.

Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect

28/29 November, Exeter University
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CFP: Death, Inequality and Social Difference - London 2014

Call for abstracts: Death, Inequality and Social Difference
Deadline: 19 September 2014



Event: 14 November 2014
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Birmingham City University - Full-Time PhD Studentships/Graduate Teaching Assistants

Birmingham City University are currently advertising for 6 Full time PhD Studentship/Graduate Teaching Assistants on their Graduate School Webpage, the one detailed below may be of interest to you.
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Qualitative research in cancer - new post in Oxford

Qualitative Researcher - Patient Experiences of Cancer Diagnosis http://www.phc.ox.ac.uk/about/job-opportunities/#acc-FqbXA-5

Closing Date : Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT | Grade 7: £29,837 - £36,661 p.a.

The Health Experiences Research Group (led by Professor Sue Ziebland) is seeking a social scientist experienced in qualitative studies of cancer and within 7 years of having been awarded a doctorate qualification.
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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION AND HEALTH – Call for Membership in the Editorial Board

The International Journal of Communication and Health is soliciting nominations for members of the Editorial Board. Self-nominations are welcome. We are looking for proffesors, scholars, PhD students  interested in health communication.
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