Choon Key reflects on the impact of using different metaphors to talk about cancer.
Tiffany Boulton explains the problems sufferers of fibromyalgia face in accessing benefits to which they entitled.
Emily Ross (Research Assistant on Wellcome Trust Cancer Patienthood Project) discusses risk, blame and responsibility in the discourse surrounding cancer prevention.
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.
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.
Chrissy Buse reviews the conference ‘Visual Culture in Medical Humanities’ , held on the 18th June in Durham.
Karen Throsby gives a summarised version of her recent presentation at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA), Oxford University 13 November, 2014.
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.
Chrissy Buse discusses her previous research on 'Dementia and Dress', which explored questions of embodiment, identity, and dignity.