Two vacancies for the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness

Are you interested in joining the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health and Illness? Two vacancies on the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology of Health & Illness will be determined by election at the Annual General Meeting of the BSA Medical Sociology Group at the Conference at Aston University, on Thursday 11 September 2014. For more details and the entry form, please
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SHI Journal: Call for Book Review Editors

SHI Journal: Call for Book Review Editors 

The Editorial Board of SHI are seeking to appoint a Book Reviews Editor or Editors to take up a three-year term of office from 1st October 2014
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SHI Journal. Call for Proposals: 23rd Monograph

Proposals are invited for the twenty-third volume in the monograph series to be published by the Sociology of Health and Illness in conjunction with Wiley-Blackwell. 

The monograph will be up to 85,000 words in length comprising up to 12 peer-reviewed papers and will appear both as a special issue of the journal and in book form. The planned publication date is February 2017 and agreed proofs will appear online prior to the print issue.
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Qualitative Research Methods courses at University of Oxford

The Health Experiences Research Group, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford is offering the following programme of qualitative research methods courses September to December 2014. Note that in addition to our one week Qualitative Research Methods (QRM) course, our shorter courses in Interview Skills, Analysis, and Focus Groups, we are also offering a new course in Secondary Analysis. 

Our courses are very popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. For further details about each course or to make a booking, please go to 
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Conference - 'Genetics, Genomics & Global Health' 18 July 2014, Univ of Sussex

Announcing University of Sussex Conference 'Genetics, Genomics & Global Health: Inequalities, Identities and Insecurities' 18 July 2014, University of Sussex. 

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Funded places available at the 2014 MedSoc Conference

British Sociological Association 


Thanks to successful conferences in recent years, the BSA Medical Sociology Group committee has been able to increase its support for a number of groups who may find it difficult to obtain funding for attendance at its annual conference. For the 2014 annual conference, which will take place on 10-12 September at Aston University Birmingham, a number of free places will be available (including registration, meals, accommodation and conference dinner): 

• 20 free places for postgraduate students 
• 12 free places for individuals who are unwaged, low-waged or working outside academia (e.g. sociologists in non-academic posts, in civil society organisations or service user groups, etc.) 
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BSA Medsoc Wales events - Suicide and Whistleblowing

You might be interested in the following events that will take place at Cardiff School of Social Sciences, organised by the BSA Medsoc (Wales) regional group. All welcome. 

9th June 2014 BSA MedSoc Early Career Researcher Event 
9:00 - 17:00 Lunch and refreshments included. 
£15 BSA Members/ £20 Non-members 
Cardiff University Enquiries to: 
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