REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Glasgow Medical Humanities Day, Tuesday 17 April 2018

Location: Seminar Room 1 Yudowitz, and Atrium, Wolfson Medical Building, University Avenue

We are pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for this event.
All welcome
: free event, but please register by emailing


  • to encourage networking and sharing of expertise in Glasgow’s medical humanities communities
  • to build towards greater collaborative research and bidding

9.30-10.15: Tea and coffee with scones

10.15-10.45: Introductions from Centre Director/Co-Directors(s)

10.45-11.30: Panel 1: Data Matters: An Interdisciplinary Conversation about Data and Public Health
Dr Craig Anderson (School of Mathematics and Statistics), Dr Hannah-Louise Clark (Department of History), Professor Daniel Haydon (Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine), Ms Michelle McGachie (Economic and Social History).
Chair Dr Angus Ferguson (Economic and Social History).

11.30-12.00: Tea and Coffee break

12.00-12.45: Panel 2: Curators as Agents of Research
Dr Alistair Tough (Info Studies/NHSGGC), Julie Gardham (GU Special Collections), Maggie Reilly (Hunterian – Zoology Curator), Dr Irene O’Brien (Glasgow City Archives).
Chair Ms Siobhan Convery (GU Library).

12.45-1: Provocation: Food
Dr Manon Mathias (French)
Chair Dr Cheryl McGeachan (Geography).

1-2: Buffet lunch and networking, with tables of materials from:
Dr Cheryl McGeachan, Tony Lewis and Claire Coia (Glasgow Museums): Art Extraordinaire
Dr Megan Coyer (English Lit): 19C Scottish Medico-Literary Cultures
Dr Anna McFarlane & Dr Gavin Miller (English Lit): Science Fiction & Science Fiction Pregnancy
Dr Hannah-Louise Clark (History): Data & Public Health

2-2.30: Panel 3: (Beyond) The Glasgow Effect
Ms Sarah Spence (English Lit), Dr Hannah Connelly (History/Archaeology).
Chair Dr Gavin Miller (English Lit).

2.30-3: Panel 4: New Directions in End of Life Studies
Mr Joe Wood (English Lit), Dr Nicole Baur (Interdisciplinary Studies), Dr Marian Krawczyk (Interdisciplinary Studies/Anthropology).
Chair Dr Hannah Louise-Clark (History).

3-4.00: Closing Group Panel & Discussion w/wine: What is to be Done?
Ms Siobhan Convery (GU Library), Dr Gavin Miller (MHRC Director), Dr Angus Ferguson (GU Centre History of Medicine), Dr Janet Greenlees (CSHHH Co-Director). Chair Dr Megan Coyer (MHRC Deputy Director).

Event supported by University of Glasgow College of Arts Strategic Research Allocation

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