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*Coming soon* Doctoral study opportunities for nurses and AHPs working in dementia
CLAHRC EoE is shortly to announce doctoral study opportunities for nurses and allied health professionals (AHPs) working in dementia. The National Institute of Health Research will be funding these fellowships as a key contribution to building an evidence base which will contribute to our current understanding of research in this important area as well as enable investment in individuals with the potential to become leaders in practice and research in dementia.
What does experiential knowledge contribute to public health evidence to reduce health inequalities?
Professor Jennie Popay, Sociology and Public Health Division of Health Research, Lancaster University
Chair: Dr Louise Lafortune, Scientific Co-ordinator, SPHR (Cambridge)
This talk is taking place on the 17th October 2014.
Whatever else ‘health’ is, it is also a ‘moral imperative’ deeply embedded in unequal power relationships. And although the context has changed profoundly it was ever thus. From traditional tribal societies to contemporary African States struggling to control Ebola in an unequal global economy; from Galenian notions of disharmony and disequilibrium to the (Post) modern ‘western’ world obsessed with individual lifestyles and the regulation and disciplining of the self, becoming ill has always been a sign of moral failure and a source of blame: and is therefore inherently associated with moral meanings and judgements.’ What worth then has knowledge based on experience or ‘the wisdom of experience’ as E P Thomson called it?