Theories and Methods: Literature Science and Medicine

Between January 2010 and July 2011 twelve partners hosted an event and contributed to the whole programme. There were twenty funded places for each event for PhD students in this field to pursue this training.

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Beyond the lifetime of the face-to-face training programme, this website will disseminate materials that aim to teach the theories and methods of doctoral study in literature, science and medicine

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Here you can view films developed as part of this AHRC funded two-year doctoral training programme to teach the 'Theories and Methods' of projects that connect literature, science and medicine. 

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  • Evaluations for the LitSciMed training programme Document

  • 65 students participated in the programme from 37 institutions

  • 33 UK institutions plus the Universities of Alberta, Toulouse, Cornell and Harvard

  • 17 students were AHRC funded

  • Students came from 11 disciplines: English, History (including History of Science and of Medicine), Midwifery, Archaeology, Sociology, Philosophy, Art History, and Creative Writing

  • 102 members of the online social space during the programme

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