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Stigma and discrimination associated with tb in asia

Professor James Newell | Sociology | 07 May 2007

Tb remains the single biggest killer of adults in the world - someone dies of tb every 15 seconds, nearly all in developing countries. Tb particularly affects the poor. Tb is a highly stigmatised disease - that is, tb patients are despised and shunne ...

Narratives of living and dying with cancer: sociological perspectives

Professor Carol Thomas | Sociology | 08 January 2007

This project involves the re-analysis of two datasets comprising in-depth interviews with adult cancer patients and their main informal carers: 88 patients and 50 carers in total. The interviews were conducted in 1998-99 and 2001-02 as part of two la ...

Lipids, genetics and coronary heart disease: the construction of a field

Dr Kate Weiner | Interdisciplinary Studies | 01 April 2006

This two year post-doctoral fellowship is an extension of doctoral work concerned with the place of genetic knowledge in understanding and managing common diseases. The doctoral research provides an empirical investigation of the geneticisation thesi ...

Hiv/aids and law: theory, practice and policy

Professor Matthew Weait | Socio Legal Studies | 01 December 2005

The purpose of the seminar series is to explore the impact of law on people living with hiv/aids by providing a space where links can be forged between; those whose expertise lies in legal and social research (whether theoretically- or empirically-o ...

Asbestos diseases: scientific definitions and gendered identities

Dr Linda Waldman | Social Anthropology | 01 April 2005

This research uses asbestos related diseases as a means to examine personal and collective identity in relation to the scientific processes enshrined in the medical and legal discourses that sufferers engage with.   widespread asbestos pollution ...

Rough skin: maize, pellagra and society in italy, 1750-1930

Professor David Gentilcore | Economic & Social History | 01 September 2013

The project reconstructs and analyses the effects of the introduction of maize cultivation in northern italy, in all its aspects, with the focus on its most deleterious: the 150-year-long pellagra epidemic. Pellagra, italian for ‘rough skin&rsq ...

The badger-tb controversy: expertise and experience in animal disease research

Dr Angela Cassidy | Environmental Planning | 01 February 2010

This project will address ongoing controversy over the transmission risks of bovine tuberculosis (btb) between uk wild badger populations and domestic cattle as a case study of public scientific controversy, and of scientific communication between mu ...

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