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Mid-Life Conversations Is Published

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 […]


Mid-Life Conversations

In September 2018, the Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health held an interdisciplinary conference called “Midlife Conversations”. The conference brought together scholars from across many disciplines, including history, biology, literature, psychology, sociology, and film studies, along with artists and members of the public, to explore the concept of mid-life. The following publication has […]


Renewal Funds for the Wellcome Centre!

The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health at the University of Exeter has been awarded an additional £1.43m to continue its pioneering engaged and transdisciplinary research. Applying for a two-year extension in July this year, the Centre asked the Wellcome Trust to renew their support for the Centre’s unique research and impact vision. […]


WCCEH celebrates Exeter – UNESCO City of Literature

We’re thrilled to learn that Exeter has been awarded ‘City of Literature’ status by UNESCO – the only new place in the UK to gain this prestigious status. Exeter will join 65 cities around the world as a member of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. Centre members have been closely involved in the development of […]