10th June 2015 – University of Sheffield

Wednesday 10th June 2015 – 9.30 – 5

The next in the series of NNMHR workshops will take place at the University of Sheffield on 10th June 2015. The event will be held in the university’s Jessop West Exhibition Space, details of which can be found here.

Registration is now open and is free. The day includes lunch and coffee breaks for participants. Please email ku.ca1493004470.kroy1493004470@407r1493004470h1493004470 to register.




Coffee and registration: 9.30 am


10.30 am: Session 1 – Dialogues with Science

Annamaria Carusi, Reader in Medical Humanities, Sheffield. Humanities and computational science.

Rob Gaizauskas, Professor in Computer Science, Sheffield. Text mining and Its Application to Health-related Documents. http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/R.Gaizauskas/

Heidi Christensen, Lecturer in Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, Sheffield. Using speech technology to help people interact with the world. http://staffwww.dcs.shef.ac.uk/people/H.Christensen/

Cathy Shrank, Professor of English, Sheffield. Dialogue and the body politic. https://www.shef.ac.uk/english/people/shrank


Midday: Lunch


1.30 pm: Session 2 – Philosophies of Care

 Jon Nicholl, Professor of Health Services Research, Sheffield. The costs of health and happiness and whose values to use. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/hsr/emris/staff/jonnicholl

Robert Stern, Professor of Philosophy, Sheffield. Løgstrup and Care Ethics. https://www.shef.ac.uk/philosophy/staff/profiles/sternr

Julia Moses, Lecturer in History, Sheffield. Ethics of care and politics of social security in modern European history. http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/history/staff/julia-moses

Phil Withington, Professor of History, co-director of MHS, Sheffield. The modern invention of happiness. http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/history/staff/phil-withington


3 pm: Afternoon Tea


3.30 pm: Session 3 – The Clinical Interface

Ian Sabroe, Professor of Inflammation Biology, co-director of MHS, Sheffield. Should my story matter? http://www.shef.ac.uk/infectionandimmunity/staffprofiles/sabroe

 Andrew Thompson, Reader in Psychology, Sheffield. Appearance, wellbeing, and society. https://www.shef.ac.uk/psychology/staff/academic/andrew-thompson

Vicky Williamson, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, Dept of Music, Sheffield. Applied music and wellbeing. https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/music/staff/academic/victoriawilliamson

Brendan Stone, Professor of English, Sheffield. Narratives of health and illness. https://www.shef.ac.uk/english/people/stone


5 pm: close


Posted on 02 Mar 2015, under News.