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Social Science and Systems in Health Unit - Unit Meetings/Research Seminars - Spring Term 2015

The Social Science and Systems in Health Unit's meeting is a forum for staff and research students to present ideas for research and to report on ongoing and completed research. Meetings are from 1 to 2 pm. For more information please contact the Unit Secretary, Ms Helen Smith, on tel 024 7657 4885 or email

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Seminar 1 - The Vituvi Project - Understanding the potential role for appropriate mHealth solutions in the innovation of health system design, implementation and normalisation in rural South Africa for both patients and practitioners: a critical analysis - Mrs Jocelyn Watkins (research student) presenting her research

Seminar 2 - Investigating the role of healthcare in the construction of patients' experiences of physical disability: a case study of dystonia patients and healthcare practitioners in England - Ms Celia Bernstein (research student) presenting her research

Seminar 3 - Ethics teaching - Anne-Marie Slowther

Location: Room GLT4, Medical School Building

Additional agenda items: welcome to new staff; divisional seminar 11th June 2015; reviewing papers before submission; Warwick in California (briefing 5th March); annual reviews; confirming agenda tuesday 31st March 2015; unit admin support; Medical Sociology Group Annual Conference 2015 Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 September 2015 University of York (abstract deadline 14 April 2015); news; AOB

Tuesday 17 March 2015

1.30pm Professor Gillian Hundt retirement celebration

Location: Room A-130, Medical School Building (note room change)


Tuesday 31 March 2015

Seminar 1- Generalism - a brief introduction. Jo Reeve

Seminar 2 -Malaria prevention in Malawi. Tumaini Malenga (visiting CARTA PhD Student)

Seminar 3 -

Location: Room A-030, Medical School Building

Additional agenda item: review of papers prior to submission; news.