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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Previous Events

List of months

Monday 26 October 2015

Medical Humanities: Postgraduate/ ECR Networking Event

6:00pm to 8:00pm, Senior Common Room, St. Chad’s College, North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH

Contact mail.cmh@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 22 October 2015

CMH Affiliates Lunch

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Centre for Medical Humanities - Affiliates’ Lunch

12:00pm to 2:00pm, Birley Room, Hatfield College

Contact mail.cmh@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 15 October 2015

'Neoliberal epidemics’: A conversation about How Politics Makes Us Sick

6:00pm to 9:00pm, Joachim Room, College of St. Hild and St. Bede, Durham University

This event chaired by Professor Ian Greener, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University will include the following line up of speakers:

  • Prof. Clare Bambra, Centre for Health and Inequalities Research, Durham University
  • Prof. Ted Schrecker, Centre for Public Policy and Health, Durham University
  • Jude Kirton-Darling, Labour Member of the European Parliament for the North-East of England
  • Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader, The Green Party
  • Harry Cross, Durham Labour Students

‘This important exposé charts how neoliberal ideology has undermined the lives of ordinary people, not least by damaging public health. The authors offer compelling evidence that privatisation, deregulation and austerity are bad for us …’ – Frances O’Grady, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress

‘It’s official: austerity and neoliberalism are bad for your health. This impeccably researched book illustrates how the reigning dogma of our time is bad for people – and spurs us on to find an alternative’ – Owen Jones, The Guardian

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Monday 5 October 2015

Flavour Masterclass with Dr Rachel Edwards Stuart - Monday 5th October 2015

12:00pm to 1:00pm, Senior Common Room, St Cuthbert's Society, Durham, Dr Rachel Edwards Stuart

Special Interest Group on Culinary Innovation, the Senses and Health

Contact lisa.monkhouse@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.