Dr Tineke Broer reviews Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, and Jamie Lewis’ Psychiatric Genetics: From Hereditary Madness to Big Biology (Routledge, 2019). Michael Arribas-Ayllon, Andrew Bartlett, and Jamie Lewis present an erudite and informative “ethnographic” study of one UK centre (‘the Centre’) involved […]
Alexandra Stephenson and Camilla Mørk Røstvik explore the visual history of menstruation through a visit to the archives and collection of the Surgeons’ Hall Museum in Edinburgh.
Marie Allitt reviews the workshop ‘Sensing the Machine-Body Interface’, hosted by the Science Museum on 11th July 2019. Have you ever listened to the beat of your own heart? How often do you think about your breathing? Or your digestion? […]
Recent educational policies in the U.S. have created an increased focus on educational fields associated with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics or STEM. This educational focus comes from a number of sources, including the projection of an increase in jobs […]
In this post, Natalie Riley reviews Medicine, Health and Being Human (London: Routledge, 2018), edited by Lesa Scholl. In defining what it means to be human (in any age), the sciences and the humanities inevitably flow into and through […]