Career Challenges in the Medical Humanities
Posted on: 8 May 2018 by Nick Jones in 2018 Posts
This seminar, run by Jane Macnaughton, Professor of Medical Humanities at Durham University and Director of the University’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH), will look at the challenges and opportunities of working in the medical humanities for PGRs and ECRs.
Josephine Butler room, Department of Public Health and Policy,
Third floor Whelan Building
University of Liverpool
Jane Macnaughton, Professor of Medical Humanities at Durham University and Director of the University’s Centre for Medical Humanities (CMH), will be giving this year’s Frances Ivens’ annual lecture. ‘Symptom and Sensation in Breathlessness: Neuroscience meets the Humanities’ will explore how symptom experience does not correlate with measured lung function. Open to everyone, the lecture will be taking place on the 25th of May at 5.30pm in the Liverpool Medical Institution.
Prior to the lecture, Professor Macnaughton will be running a seminar for PGRs and ECRs on the challenges of working in the medical humanities. In the last decade, the number of individuals working in this area has grown substantially. It is a field which has the potential to radically change how we think about health and practice medicine.
However, in order to do this we must take seriously the challenges presented to researchers. In this seminar Professor Macnaughton will reflect on the future of the medical humanities and consider what exactly can be done to support research[ers]. Free tea and cake will be on offer!
Please contact Morven.Cook@Liverpool.ac.uk if you are interested in attending.