Events

Forthcoming Events

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Past Events

De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
  • Keynote Speaker - Professor Mary Dixon Woods, University of Leicester - 'Fugitive knowledge and its role in patient safety'
  • Speakers - Dr Jenelle Clarke, University of Nottingham: - 'We are 24/7 Therapy': the importance of everyday social interactions in therapeutic communities'
  • Josephine Go Jefferies, University of Nottingham: - 'Telehealth Ninjas: A study of the mastery of technologies for chronic disease care'
16 December 2015
East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
  • Keynote speaker - Professor Simon Dyson, Director of the Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell, De Montfort University - ‘“Talk to me. There’s two of us” Fathers and sickle cell screening’
11 May 2015
East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
  • Keynote Speaker - Professor Joanna Latimer, Cardiff University 'Repelling neoliberal world-making: ageing, dementia and iresponse-ability'
  • Speakers - Oliver Williams, University of Leicester 'Health Inequalities, New Public Health and Area-Based Initiatives: Redressing Ecological Disparities or Placing Blame?'
    Caroline Morris, University of Leicester 'The Practice of Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Primary Care' 

5 December 2014
BSA Human Reproduction Study Group and East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

  • Keynote Speaker - Dr Petra Nordqvist, University of Manchester 'Researching family sensitivities: Donor conception, secrecy and family life'
    Speakers - Dr Gareth Thomas, Cardiff University 'Everything’s data darling: An ethnography of screening for Down’s Syndrome in UK antenatal care'
    Dr Juliet Rayment, City University 'Emotional labour: doing qualitative research in maternity care'
  • 5 November 2014

East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

  • Keynote Speaker - Honorary Prof. Nick J Fox, University of Sheffield 'Personal medical devices, micropolitics and materialism'

11 June 2014
East Midlands Medical Sociology Group Event
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

  • Keynote speaker - Prof. Anne Kerr, University of Leeds 'Emotional Work in Biomedical Innovation'
  • Speakers - Kylie Baldwin, De Montfort University 'Social egg freezing: Women’s experience of a new form of fertility preservation'
    Robyn Lotto, University of Leicester 'Decision-making following suspicion or diagnosis of a severe congenital anomaly – The clinician’s perspective'