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Angela Davis article chosen as one of Studies in History of Biological and Biomedical Sciences top 20

An article by Dr Angela Davis, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and CHM staff member till August 2018, has been chosen by Studies in History of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (Elsevier) on its 20th anniversary, as one of its top twenty articles from the last 20 years, based on a range of metrics including citations, downloads, and other factors. Angela's article is 'Wartime Women Giving Birth: Narratives of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Britain c.1939– 1960' (2014).

As a service to the community of scholars in history, philosophy, and social studies of biology and medicine, and others interested in these fields, the articles will be provided as free to access until the end of 2018 and featured over the coming months in the journal's podcast Bioviews: https://bioviewspodcast.com/

Wed 28 Nov 2018, 14:15 | Tags: Announcement

Dr Jenny Crane's monograph on Child Protection published

Dr Jenny Crane, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow on the Cultural History of the NHS project, has had her monograph published by Palgrave MacMillan.

Child Protection in England, 1960–2000 Expertise, Experience, and Emotion is based on her doctorate research, carried out at Warwick.

Mon 29 Oct 2018, 12:16 | Tags: Publication

CHM staff shortlisted for AHRC-WT Health Humanities medals

Prof. Hilary Marland has been shortlisted for an AHRC-WT Health humanities medal for leadership, and Dr Rachel Bennett for early career research. The awards recognise people and projects that are helping to inform and transform the quality of life, health and wellbeing of the population using arts and humanities research. Both Hilary and Rachel are currently working on the Wellcome Trust funded project Prisoners, Medical Care and Entitlement to Health

Further details about the medals in this AHRC press release

Wed 15 Aug 2018, 11:54 | Tags: Announcement

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