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Together, members of the Centre explore how experiences of health, illness and medical knowledge are shaped by cultural practices and beliefs, and investigate how evidence from the humanities and social sciences can be used to help to develop and evaluate innovative and effective public health initiatives.

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pin 26 July 2021

New PhD Students join the Wellcome Centre

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As the old academic year draws to a close, and we begin to prepare for the new academic year starting in September, WCCEH are delighted to announce the appointment of a new cohort of PhD students to join the Wellcome Centre during the 2021/22 academic year. Four of these students are funded by our core […]

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26 July 2021

New PhD Students join the Wellcome Centre

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As the old academic year draws to a close, and we begin to prepare for the new academic year starting in September, WCCEH are delighted to announce the appointment of a new cohort of PhD students to join the Wellcome Centre during the 2021/22 academic year. Four of these students are funded by our core […]

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6 May 2021

The HEPE Story

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Centre researchers Kath Maguire and Ritadevi Alflatt have recently started a YouTube channel for the Health and Environment Public Engagement group, based at Cornwall’s European Centre for Environment and Human Health. The group (known as HEPE) provide valuable consultation on researchers’ projects, helping to co-create research that is shaped by the people it impacts. Since […]

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18 February 2021

Working Out Relationships Youth Panel

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Despite the lack of tea and cake, over 20 inspirational young people and their leaders joined the Youth Panel on the 16th February. Participants came from Devon Schools and Community Groups as well as the Family Justice Young People’s Board whose members represent young people who have had experience of the family justice system. The […]

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5 February 2021

Mid-Life Conversations Is Published

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We are pleased to announce that the outputs from 2018’s Mid-Life Conversations conference have been published. The collection, Mid-Life Conversations, is available to read online at the WCCEH website. Compiled and edited by Professor Mark Jackson and Dr Fred Cooper, the collection contains fifteen original pieces of writing – and an original cartoon! – about […]

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29 January 2021

EDI theatre project receives funding to explore LGBTQIA loneliness and histories

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WCCEH is thrilled to announce that Dr Charlotte Jones and Dr Fred Cooper have been successful in obtaining funding from UK Research and Innovation’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for their EDI theatre engagement project. The Beat of Our Hearts – staging new histories of LGTBQIA loneliness is a new engagement project running in […]

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