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Durham University

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Professor Sarah Atkinson, BA Anthropology, MSc Human Nutrition, PhD Anthropology

Professor in the Department of Geography
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41871
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 41801
Room number: 408
Associate Director in the Centre for Medical Humanities
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 48144
Room number: CA128, Caedmon Building, Leazes Road, Durham, DH1 1SZ
Fax: 3341801

(email at s.j.atkinson@durham.ac.uk)

Research Groups

Department of Geography

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Research Interests

  • Critical Medical Humanities
  • Spaces and practices of care of the body
  • Arts, health and wellbeing

Indicators of Esteem

  • 2015: Invited key-note speaker at the International Workshop: Medical humanities: Exploring advantages and disadvantages in an emerging interdisciplinary field, University of Lund, Sweden. :
  • 2014: Invited speaker: The rise of well-being in public health, WHO Copenhagen.:
  • 2014: Invited member: WHO international steering group, the cultural determinants of wellbeing, WHO Copenhagen:
  • 2014: Invited speaker, seminar series on Politics of Wellbeing:
  • 2014: Invited speaker: History, humanities and global health, WHO Geneva.:
  • 2014: Key-note speaker: Annual Conference of the Nordic Network for Health Research within Social Sciences (NNHSH), Helsinki, Finland:

Selected Publications

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Selected Grants

  • 2015: Bringing wellbeing to community (£87250.40 from ESRC)