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Events

Postgraduate Forum on Genetics and Society Colloquium

Date: 24 – 25 June 2013
Location: University of Leeds

We are delighted to be hosting the 2013 PFGS colloquium – Scientific Innovation in the Biosociety: Current Responsibilities, Future Promises Read more »

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Technological Solutions to ‘Not Nice Children’

This seminar took place as part of the inception events  for the White Rose Studies in Ableism network on the 6th and 7th June 2013. Read more »

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Work and Pain: An STS Perspective

Date: 25th April 2013 4pm-5.30pm
Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 11.20

Seminar with Dr Lena Eriksson, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenberg Read more »

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Functionality and Feedback: How are Patient Reported Outcome Measures supposed to ‘work’?

Date: 7 March 2013. 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: Social Sciences Building, Room 11.20

Joanne Greenhalgh

Patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) are questionnaires that measure patients’ perceptions of the impact of a condition and its treatment on their health. Joanne Greenhalgh poses the key question: how can the collation, interpretation and utilisation of PROMs data improve the quality of patient care? Read more »

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In Praise of the Prescription: The Symbolic and Boundary Object Value of the Traditional Prescription in the Electronic Age

Date: 13th December 2012, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: 11.20 Social Science Building

Dr Richard Cooper (Lecturer in Public Health in the School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield). Read more »

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The Sociology of Human Enhancement: Coming Down to Earth

Date: 15 November 2012, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: 11.20 Social Sciences Building

This presentation explored why this is the case and considered how sociologists might make a more sustained and meaningful contribution to this important discussion. Read more »

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