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Log off, power down, drop out: The public health politics of electrosensitivity

The question of whether the raised levels of electromagnetic radiation accompanying modern living are bad for our health may prove to be the health debate of our age. Nicholas Blincoe’s report Electrosensitivity: Is Technology Killing Us? in The Guardian Weekend … Continue reading

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International Society of Critical Health Psychology (CFP, Conference, Bradford, 22-24 July 2013)

Call for Submissions – 2013 Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) will be held at the University of Bradford in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, 22nd-24th … Continue reading

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Beyond ‘Them’ and ‘Us’? Enacting social science within the public health research agenda on chronic illness (Symposium, Cambridge, 18 September 2012)

Keynote Speakers: Professor David Armstrong, King’s College London; Professor Rose Barbour, Open University For social scientists employed in public health settings, the activities, institutions and practices marked by the term ‘public health research’ may be approached conceptually in at least … Continue reading

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The Mutual Challenges of Public Health and the Neurosciences (European Neuroscience & Society Network Conference, April 25-27, London)

Registration is now open for the final conference of the European Neuroscience & Society Network in London April 25-27th: ‘The Mutual Challenges of Public Health and the Neurosciences’. Details about the conference, including an updated programme, can be found here. … Continue reading

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Smoke Free in Singapore: SIG members attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Three members of the Smoking Interest Group (including myself, Andrew Russell and Sue Lewis) have been in Singapore to attend the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.   This is a huge three-yearly conference bringing together 2600 delegates working in … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group Inaugural Symposium September 21 2011

The Smoking Interest Group (SIG) was established at Durham in October 2010 and aims to use insights from the humanities and social sciences to develop a more nuanced understanding of the experience of smoking and the reality of smokers’ lives. … Continue reading

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The Smoking Interest Group – SIG – will launch in September 2011

The Smoking Interest Group was established at Durham in October 2010 after a FUSE (Centre for Translational Research in Public Health) seminar in Newcastle revealed that there was a group emerging at Durham with the potential to develop a distinctive … Continue reading

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