Funded PhD: Psycho-social impact of enteral tube feeding on people with profound and multiple learning disabilities and their carers

Applications are invited from candidates who are interested in applying to study for a PhD in the Institute of Health & Welfare Research at the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.  The Institute brings together interdisciplinary research within biomedical science, health care professions and social sciences.  The PhD studentships are aligned with the strategic research themes of the institute; Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disease, Environmental & Occupational Health and Mental & Neurological Health.
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Celebrating Sally Macintyre's contribution to health inequalities research and policy


There are a few FREE places (for postgrads/early career researchers) still available for the following event. If you would like to apply for one of the remaining places please complete the application form at: http://www.sphsu.mrc.ac.uk/bsa-members-1.docx  and email to k.weiner@sheffield.ac.uk by the end of Thurs 23rd May.

One-day meeting to celebrate Sally Macintyre's contribution to health inequalities research and policy

Monday 17 June 2013, 10.30 to 4.30, followed by a reception

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
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Dementia Awareness Week

In support of Dementia Awareness Week we are giving away free access to a selection of content from Emerald’s Health & Social Care Collection of journals on dementia and related conditions.

These papers help to raise awareness of the available research and practice issues involved in working with people with dementia. 
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The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth warmly invites you to its 4th International Summer School for Postgraduate Students on Tuesday 25th-Wednesday 26th June at ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, UK. This school is for postgraduate students working in the area of childhood and youth. The workshops and networking sessions will be of interest for students about to embark on research and for those who are preparing their dissertations. Speakers include: Alison Clark, Open University; Sam Frankel, Act 4; Pia Christensen, University of Leeds. Workshops will include: visual methods; grounded theory, collaborative ethnography, career planning, writing for publication, CV writing, public engagement. Further details including the programme and booking are available on the CSCY website:www.sheffield.ac.uk/cscy. If you have any queries please contact d.j.lessels@sheffield.ac.uk


The Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth warmly invites you to its 4th International Summer School for Postgraduate Students on Tuesday 25th-Wednesday 26th June at ICOSS, 219 Portobello, Sheffield, UK.
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Wales Medical Sociology Group

British Sociological Association (BSA) Wales Medical Sociology Group
‘The use of sedatives in end-of-life care: legislation and practice’
Speakers: Professor Clive Seale, Brunel University, London and Dr Idris Baker, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Ty Olwen Hospice, Swansea.
Monday 10th June 2013, 2pm-4pm
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MSc Social Research Bursaries


The School of Social Science and Social Work is offering two full-time fee bursaries and two part-time fee bursaries for the MSc Social Research/MSc Social Research and Evaluation/MSc Social and Education Research in 2013/14.
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Dealing with Disability (Cardiff University, 12 June 2013)


The Medicine, Science and Culture and Culture, Imagination and Practice research groups at Cardiff University are hosting an event entitled "Dealing with Disability: Ethnographic Observations in Clinical Settings" on Wednesday June 12th at 14:00-16:30 (Glamorgan Building, room 0.85). Our speakers will be Tim Banks (SOCSI) and Gareth Thomas (SOCSI).
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