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The Platform is hiring!

We are delighted to announce that a vacancy has opened in the Discovery Research Platform Operations Team for a new Events and Fellowship Coordinator.
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IMH attends first Inclusive Durham Festival

Members of the IMH team enjoyed a thought-provoking day at the first Inclusive Durham Festival, which brought together over 250 Durham colleagues to discuss best practice for diversity and inclusion within the University.
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New online home for the Black Health and the Humanities Network

The Black Health and the Humanities Network (BHH) are delighted to announce that they have moved to a new website.
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The Moving Bodies Lab publishes first newsletter

Announcing the publication of the very first online newsletter from the Moving Bodies Lab.
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Honorary Fellowship awarded to Jonny Coates

Dr Jonathan Coates appointed as Honorary Fellow and Associate Professor in Practice in the Institute for Medical Humanities.
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National Poetry Centre appoints Nick Barley as Director

IMH Professor in Practice Nick Barley appointed as the first director of the National Poetry Centre.
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IMH publishes new brochure

New publication from IMH commemorates our first five years as an Institute at Durham University.
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Latest newsletter published by IMH

The May 2024 edition of our newsletter is now available online.
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Welcoming Marta Cenedese to the Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities

Marta joins the IMH as a UKRI fellow (guarantee for MSCA) and will be part of the Narrative Practices Lab in the Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities.
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Come work with us! New Postdoctoral Research Associate opportunity with The Platform

IMH and Department of Sociology at Durham University seek to appoint a talented researcher and scholar to the role of Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on The Practice Site, part of the Discovery Research Platform for Medical Humanities (DRP-MH).
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Creative Methods Workshop

On March 11th 2024 Hazel Marzetti visited the Discovery Research Platform, and together with Veronica Heney facilitated a workshop exploring interpretation and creative methods.
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Leverhulme success for Moving Bodies Lab researcher

Leverhulme Research Fellowship awarded to Dr Megan Girdwood, a researcher with the Moving Bodies Lab.
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