culture + environment
creating health + wellbeing
engaged research

More about us


down

Welcome

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

Sign up to our mailing list for events and news here!

Latest from the centre





pin 2 October 2020

Shame and Medicine

Posted by

The Shame and Medicine project has officially started, and is launching a new website! (See: https://shameandmedicine.org) Shame and Medicine is an interdisciplinary research project funded by a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award. The project is led by Luna Dolezal (Exeter) and Matthew Gibson (Birmingham) and based at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health […]

Continue reading...



2 October 2020

Shame and Medicine

Posted by

The Shame and Medicine project has officially started, and is launching a new website! (See: https://shameandmedicine.org) Shame and Medicine is an interdisciplinary research project funded by a Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award. The project is led by Luna Dolezal (Exeter) and Matthew Gibson (Birmingham) and based at the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health […]

Continue reading... View all news



24 September 2020

Community voices, barriers and enablers

Posted by

C2 Connecting Communities – a key partner for WCCEH’s Transforming Engagement Beacon project – recently hosted a webinar with Jennifer Dixon (Chief Executive of the Health Foundation) as part of a series celebrating the launch of Lord Nigel Crisp’s new book, Health is made at home; hospital is for repairs. The webinar series – Building a […]

Continue reading... View all news



23 September 2020

Ending an epidemic and the ‘new normal’

Posted by

There is no simple return to the way things were in the aftermath of an epidemic: whatever normal is built in the aftermath is a new normal…much of what we accept as everyday reality in the future will only be seen as different to those who look backward to find the subtle scars where the […]

Continue reading... View all news



22 September 2020

Making Sense of Ageing & Finding Its Time

Posted by

Jessie Stanier recently delivered a webinar for Professor Susi Ferrarello‘s class Bioethics & Diversity at California State University, on the topic of ‘Making Sense of Ageing and Finding Its Time’. Widely advertised on the Philos-L mailing list, it was well-attended by academics from around the globe as well as the students in the class. Some […]

Continue reading... View all news



21 September 2020

Centre-sponsored conference is held fully online for the first time

Posted by

WCCEH were pleased to co-sponsor the British Society of Phenomenology’s 2020 conference, which, due to the pandemic, was held entirely online for the first time. Despite this, the engagement and participation was incredible from the 150 attendees, especially in the Q&A sessions. The BSP’s conference was co-hosted by the Centre’s Luna Dolezal and Jessie Stanier, […]

Continue reading... View all news



Terms, Privacy & Cookies Copyright © 2020