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In the “Grey Area”: In/Visible Chronic Illness and Disability-Related Entitlements

Tiffany Boulton explains the problems sufferers of fibromyalgia face in accessing benefits to which they entitled. Read more »

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Cancer and its prevention – exploring blame and responsibility

Emily Ross  (Research Assistant on Wellcome Trust Cancer Patienthood Project) discusses risk, blame and responsibility in the discourse surrounding cancer prevention. Read more »

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Humanities and the social sciences – ‘bridging the gap’ between medical research and its application

Emily Ross (Research Assistant on Wellcome Trust Cancer Patienthood Project) blogs about the Wellcome Trust Humanities and Social Science Early Career Day. Read more »

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Contested Legalities when Trading Human Organs across Borders. Organ Trafficking and Organ Laundering

Ana Manzano blogs about the issue of organ trafficking, drawing on her research in this area. Read more »

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Conference review ‘Visual Culture in Medical Humanities’, 18th June Durham University

Chrissy Buse reviews the conference ‘Visual Culture in Medical Humanities’ , held on the 18th June in Durham. Read more »

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It’s not fat, it’s bioprene: marathon swimming and heroic fatness

Karen Throsby gives a summarised version of her recent presentation at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA), Oxford University 13 November, 2014. Read more »

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Lessons from the everyday affects of biomedical practice: Reconsidering knowledge, ethics and accountability

Anne Kerr recently took part in the BSA Medical Sociology Special Event on Researching (Bio)medicine with Care: Cosmopolitics, Affects and Ethics.  This is a shortened version of her presentation. Read more »

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Dementia and Dress

Chrissy Buse discusses her previous research on ‘Dementia and Dress’, which explored questions of embodiment, identity, and dignity. Read more »

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New Research in Quantified Self and Self-tracking

At the British Sociological Association Annual Conference which took place 23rd-25th April a panel session was organised by Mark Carrigan and Chris Till for the Quantified Self and Self-tracking research network which brings together academics investigating the use of methods for quantifying everyday activities of all kinds. Read Chris Till & Karen Throsby’s review of the panel here. Read more »

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A Review of the Gender and Disability: Asking Difficult Questions Conference

Alexa Athelstan reviews the Gender and Disability: Asking Difficult Questions conference, which was held on Saturday the 10th of May 2014, Sheffield University. Read more »

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