Older people and well-being: new online resources


New learning resources for working with older people and supporting well-being in old age
Film and handbook now available online
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Seminar and Webcast - Thu 7th Mar 2013: Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy on the island of Ireland


What do we know about the gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy on the island of Ireland? Report Launch

The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) in association with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland (CARDI) will launch a report which focuses on what we can learn from the data on the island of Ireland about health expectancies. Attendance is free and the launch will also be available as a live webcast.
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MICRA/Storybox Project Seminar: Ageing, Dementia, Creativity and Storytelling


Seminar by Manchester Interdisciplinary Collaboration for Research on Ageing (MICRA) and The Storybox Project 

Tuesday 19 March 2013, 2.00pm - 4.00pm, free networking lunch from 1pm 
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Funded PhD Studentship (3 years full-time)


Retention and success in healthcare education: exploring the influence of gendered identities in male- and female-dominated healthcare environments

College of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing, University of Dundee

The internationally renowned Centre for Medical Education (CME) at the University of Dundee is offering one funded 3 year full-time PhD studentship to start on 1st October 2013 and finish on 30th September 2016.  
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British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants New Call for Proposals

Application forms for the British Academy / Leverhulme Small Research Grants are now available on e-GAP

The British Academy is currently inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy.
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Abortion, motherhood and the medical profession


Tickets are now on sale for this conference, organised jointly by British Pregnancy Advisory Service and the Royal Society of Medicine’s Sexuality and Sexual Health Section. London, Wednesday 12 June 2013.
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Abortion, motherhood and the medical profession


Tickets are now on sale for this conference, organised jointly by British Pregnancy Advisory Service and the Royal Society of Medicine’s Sexuality and Sexual Health Section. London, Wednesday 12 June 2013.

This one-day conference will explore topical issues in the management of pregnancy and women’s reproductive decision-making. Speakers will address the impact of new developments in pregnancy testing for abortion care, miscarriage, fertility treatment and ectopic pregnancy; the role of fetal imaging in discussions about abortion and the regulation of pregnancy; the impact of policy debates about information, counselling and the abortion law; and the generational experiences of doctors working within the abortion service.
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