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New Royal College of Psychiatrists CPD e-learning module on ‘Recovery Narrative in Clinical Practice’

Durham’s Institute for Medical Humanities and Hearing the Voice are delighted to announce the release of our new Royal College of Psychiatrists CPD e-Learning module on ‘Recovery Narrative in Clinical Practice’ by Åsa Jansson, Angela Woods, Akiko Hart and Chris Cook.
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Cultures of Madness seminar series ends on a high

IMH members Veronica Heney and Arya Thampuran, together with their colleague Kelechi Anucha, are delighted to report the success of the Cultures of Madness seminar series, which ran bi-monthly over the last academic year.
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Announcing the recipient of the Durham-CSC PhD scholarship

Congratulations to Liyuan Jiao (焦丽媛), who has been awarded the Durham-CSC joint PhD scholarship.
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Welcome to our new Visiting Fellow

Dr Yamikani Ndasauka will be spending a year with us as a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Philosophy of Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health (CPEMPH, recently established within the IMH) and as a member of the DRP Measurement Lab.
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Funding success for new project announced

Research funding received to understand older prisoners' experiences of movement.
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New grant awarded to evaluate active and sustainable travel practices in structurally disempowered rural communities.

New grant awarded to Professor Tessa Pollard and Professor Cassie Phoenix to evaluate active and sustainable travel practices in structurally disempowered rural communities
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Affective Experience: A Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities Lab

We are pleased to announce the ‘Affective Experience Lab’, one of six Labs in Durham University’s new Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities.
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Measurement: A Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities Lab

The Measurement Lab is part of the new Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities (DRP-MH) that will be hosted by the IMH from September 2023 to the end of August 2030. The Lab is also linked to and supported by the Centre for Philosophy of Epidemiology, Medicine and Public Health.
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Narrative & Cognition: A Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities Lab

Led by Marco Bernini, the Narrative and Cognition Lab will bring together scholars from narrative theory, cognitive scientists (philosophers of mind, neuroscientists, psychologists, phenomenologists, neurobiologists), and creative artists to create a methodological catalyst for exploring narrative, cognition, and narrative cognition.
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The DeepEnd: A Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities Site

The DeepEnd will develop new insights into intractable questions around health inequalities, mental health, and the treatment of complex multimorbidities.
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IMH CPEMPH publications illustrate new directions for medical humanities

Two new papers from Fellows of the IMH’s Centre for Philosophy of Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health (CPEMPH) illustrate new directions that the critical medical humanities might take, by adopting philosophical methodologies and applying them to public health and epidemiological problems.
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New Professor in Practice: Nick Barley

The Institute for Medical Humanities (IMH) and the Department of English Studies are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Professor in Practice, Nick Barley. 
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