Events

Forthcoming Events

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Past Events

15 February 2016
BSA South West Regional Medical Sociology Group & Centre for Health and Social Care Innovation Conference 2016: Medical Sociology and Impact
Plymouth University, UK

17 October 2014 (2-5pm)
Using Secondary Sources to Support Social and Health Research
Plymouth University, UK

6 December 2013
BSA Human Reproduction Study Group/South West Regional Medical Sociology Group Event: Experiences of Human Reproduction
Plymouth University, UK 

13 February 2013
Auto/Biographical Approaches to Researching Medicine, Health and Wellbeing
Plymouth University, UK 

This event, organised in partnership with the Centre for Health and Social Care Innovation and the Centre for Methodological Innovations at Plymouth University, was introduced by Professor Gayle Letherby (Plymouth University) and participants were asked to come prepared to speak about their own research issues and dilemmas when doing auto/biography and auto/biographical research. 

15-16 January 2009
Medical Sociology Across the Lifecourse: Reconceptualising Birth, Death and Other Important Events
University of Plymouth, UK

19 November 2003
South West Medical Sociology Study Group Event
Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Speakers included:

  • Professor Harry Ferguson, UWE Bristol - 'Fatherhood, masculinities and health'
  • Nick de Viggiani, UWE Bristol - 'Unhealthy prison masculinities'.
  • Rona Early, Bristol University - 'Masculinities conceived: expectant fathers, pregnancy and childbirth'.
  • Noel Richardson, UWE Bristol - 'Men's health practices and the construction of masculinities'

7 December 2002
South West Medical Sociology Study Group Event
University of the West of England, Bristol

Speakers included:

  • Professor Michael Bloor, Cardiff University - 'Worse things happen at sea: safety rules and procedures on a merchant cargo ship'.
  • Dr Ronnie Moore, Queen Mary College, University of London - 'Post post-modern: ethnography in health research'