Free Public Lecture: Dr. Banting, a Man of Insulin, Discovering the Human within the Hero

What kind of person was Sir Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin? A brilliant medical researcher or a small-town doctor who became a Canadian hero by chance? This year’s recipient of the Margaret Angus Research Fellowship, Natalia Mukhina, will look at “the Banting paradox” from a fresh perspective, analyzing the body of evidence surrounding the […] Read more

The Vera Roberts’ Endowment / Le Fonds Vera Roberts

The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN-ACHN) invites applications for the Vera Roberts’ Endowment (VRE). The VRE provides funding to qualified investigators for historical research and publication of topics related to outpost nursing with priority given to circumpolar regions defined as “North of 60 degrees parallel” for Canada. Eligible applicants include: graduate and […] Read more

The Dr. Margaret Allemang Scholarship for the History of Nursing

The Canadian Association for the History of Nursing (CAHN-ACHN) invites applications for the Margaret M. Allemang Scholarship for graduate students (Masters or PhD level) studying in the field of nursing history. Preference will be given to candidates studying Canadian nursing history. Students must be enrolled at a recognized centre for the study of the history […] Read more

Student and Junior Scholar Travel Grants / Strasbourg, France

We are pleased to launch a call for applications for Student and Junior Scholar travel grants to the upcoming conference : “The healthy self as body capital. Individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe” to be held 23-25 February 2017 in Strasbourg, France. The travel grants are intended to encourage the […] Read more

The History of Mental Health in North Wales

The North Wales Mental Health Research Project A History of Psychiatry in North Wales. Over the past 15 years, colleagues at the Department of Psychological Medicine have collected a huge amount of quantitative data on patients from North West Wales going through psychiatric unit (Hergest) at Ysbyty Gwynedd (the main District Hospital in North West […] Read more

The Francis A. Countway Library Fellowships 2017/2018

The Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine offers annual fellowships to support research and scholarship in the history of medicine. The Countway Library is the largest academic medical library in the United States, and its Center for the History of Medicine holds 250,000 books and journals published before 1920 and is strong in virtually every […] Read more

Adrian Research Fellowship in The History of Science Technology and Medicine

Darwin College is prepared, thanks to a generous original donation from Trinity College, Cambridge, to elect a stipendiary Adrian Research Fellow, if a suitable candidate applies. Eligibility Candidates should be at a relatively early stage in their research careers. The Fellowship is open to men and women from any university, irrespective of age. Candidates should […] Read more

Visiting Speaker Series: "The Stethoscope at 200: A Revolutionary Device Now Obsolete?"

Tuesday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Dental Sciences Building, Room 1002. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, Canada The History of Medicine Office is pleased to welcome Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, The Jason A. Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine, Queens University and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada as the […] Read more

Hannah History of Medicine Speaker Series 2016/2017

The Hannah History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Speaker Series at McMaster University is made possible by an endowment from Associated Medical Services. For more information, please contact program assistant: Vanessa Lovisa at [email protected], or the Hannah Chair in the History of Medicine Ellen Amster at [email protected] Please download the 2016/2017 programme. Read more

2 Postdoc Positions: Life Course Perspectives on Disability

Umeå University in Sweden calls for two postdoc researchers to a cross-disciplinary disability project funded by the European Research Council. Each of the two positions concern a two-year employment (100%) focusing on disability in present-day society. Application deadline is November 4, 2016. The two positions are funded by a cross-disciplinary project (2016-21) led by Lotta […] Read more