Here you can find more information about the inaugural intake of research students in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine (formerly Social Science, Health & Medicine), and details of their individual research projects.
The Department places a high emphasis on innovative, high quality research in the social sciences, and welcomes applications from students whose research interests intersect with our own.
The wellbeing and health of Palestinian refugees transitioning into adulthood as established refugees in Jordan, and new refugees after the Syria crisis.
Sociological Analysis of the Development of Clinical Guidelines for the Pharmacological Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
Factors of social interaction for people with early stage dementia that help them to feel more connected, in control and empowered to live a better quality of life after the diagnosis as compared to the current stigmatising experiences of living with dementia.
Gabriel Abarca Brown
Explores subjectivity and mental health in afro-descendant young immigrants in Chile, and the mutual relationship between them and mental health services
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and eugenics: a social moral epistemology approach
The influence of social and ethical values on NICE technology appraisal: an empirical ethics study
Transitions in caregiving for an adult with autism: Facing the mortality of elderly parents
Ethopolitics of London Somali communities: mental health and moral economy of substance use
James Rupert Fletcher
Informal care networks from the perspectives of people with dementia living in the community in the Midlands
Realizing Health Justice through Civil Society - The case of Social Movements
The use of human rights discourse in defining high quality residential care for older people: A comparative perspective between Germany and England
The health and welfare effects of parental leave and pension policies
Selection processes of medical treatments for older people in France and England: The example of anti-osteoporotic drugs
A mixed methods study of the role of digital technology in pregnancy and childbirth in the UK
The future of day centres for older people: in search of the evidence on their role, outcomes and commissioning.
Drug Memory: A Genealogy
An ethnography of brain modeling and simulation in the European Union's Human Brain Project
Léonie A. J. Mol
“Taking it in, taking it out”: an ethnographic analysis of bulimia nervosa
Sebastian Rojas Navarro
Exploring medicated children through their everyday practices. An inquiry into the effects of stimulant medication in Chilean classrooms
Consequences of working until or beyond state pension age (SPA) for older people’s social role
Society’s most vulnerable? An exploration of the lived experience of vulnerability amongst older deaf blind adults and the implications for safeguarding
The role of assistive technology in enabling families to care for relatives with dementia in their location of choice
An Ethnography of Home Treatment in Psychiatry
Nudge & Public Policy
An investigation of the decision making process used by older people when choosing proxy health and care decision makers for health and welfare lasting powers of attorney in England.
Citizenship of migrant workers in Post-hukou era: from a perspective of citizenship institutions and everyday practices of internal migrants in China