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Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) Inaugural Conference (Durham University, Friday 18 October 2013)

Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society (CHESS) Inaugural Conference Friday 18 October 2013 Senate Room, University College, Durham University 1:30pm – 6.15 followed by a drinks reception Prof. Nancy Cartwright & Prof. Julian Reiss Introductions CHESS Directors, Durham University … Continue reading

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Medical Knowledge, Medical Duties (Concepts of Health Workshop, King’s College, 27 September 2013)

Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London The fifth Concepts of Health workshop will be held on 27th September 2013 in the Council Room, Strand Campus KCL. MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE, MEDICAL DUTIES 9.30                       Registration 10.00                     Welcome and … Continue reading

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Canadian Medical Association Journal ‘Holiday Reading’ – Call for Submissions – Deadline October 1st 2013

The Canadian Medical Association Journal showcases innovative research and ideas aimed at improving health for people in Canada and globally. It distributes ‘Holiday Reading’ for its readers, short pieces about unusual or overlooked medical subjects: ‘Twas months before the holidays … Continue reading

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Welcoming Nancy Cartwright to Durham

The Centre for Medical Humanities would like to welcome Professors Nancy Cartwright and Julian Reiss to Durham University. Among her many other research interests and achievements in the history and philosophy of science, Nancy Cartwright is an expert in objectivity … Continue reading

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Your health, what is the evidence? (Public Engagement Event, UCL, 10 Sept 2012)

Your health, what is the evidence? 5.30pm, Monday 10th September 2012 Archaeology Lecture Theatre, Archaeology building, UCL. See map and directions here The most wide-ranging change in medical practice in the past two decades has been the introduction of evidence-based … Continue reading

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Testing Treatments – New Edition Now Available

How do we know whether a particular drug, therapy or operation really works, and how well? How reliable is the evidence? Are clinical trials truly unbiased? And is current research focused on the real needs of patients? A new edition … Continue reading

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