Month: August 2010

CFP: Trauma & Practice (Global Conference)

Call for Papers: 1st Global Conference Trauma - Theory and Practice (Monday 14th March – Wednesday 16th March 2011, Prague, Czech Republic) This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding individual and collective trauma, both in terms of practice, theory and lived reality. Trauma studies have emerged from its foundation in … Continue reading CFP: Trauma & Practice (Global Conference)


CFP: Global Health, Year of Nurse (ΣΘΤ)

Global Health and the International Year of the Nurse, Sigma Theta Tau International, Region 15 Fall Meeting, October 16, 2010, Saint Anselm College at N.H. Institute of Politics 9-3 pm Program Objectives Recognize the commitment of the profession of nursing in promoting health in our communities, locally and globally. Gain insight in regard to the … Continue reading CFP: Global Health, Year of Nurse (ΣΘΤ)

Joint Authorship

Inside Higher Ed's columnist Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University) offers "The Case for Collaboration." Joint authorship, either at the data-gathering or at the data-analysis stage, offers the graduate student or junior colleague an opportunity to be coached through the research, writing, and publication processes. Hargittai offers advice on how to make this partnership successful.


Do you have products from community-based participatory research, service-learning or other community-engaged projects focused on immigrant and refugee health that are in forms other than journal articles? is an online mechanism for peer-reviewing, publishing and disseminating diverse products of community-engaged scholarship (CES). The results of CES are often disseminated through diverse products that are accessible … Continue reading CFP: CES

CFP: Health Rights, Global Perspective

Health Rights in Global Historical Perspective: Call For Papers (Conference at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK, 17-18 February 2011) The idea that individuals have rights within the context of health has deep roots. The right to health was amongst the 'rights of man' established during the French Revolution and patients' … Continue reading CFP: Health Rights, Global Perspective

Inside Higher Ed: New NSF Agenda, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

In news of interest to nurse researchers, according to today's issue of Inside Higher Ed: Seeking to move "beyond near-term funding cycles," leaders of the National Science Foundation briefed sociologists here Sunday about plans to create a strategy to support the social sciences over the next decade. Myron Gutmann, assistant director for the social, behavioral … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: New NSF Agenda, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary

CFP: Canadian Science Policy Conference

The Canadian Science Policy Centre invites proposals for presentations at the upcoming Canadian Science Policy Conference (CSPC 2010) in Montreal, QC, from October 20-22, 2010. CSPC is an annual event, specifically designed as a multi-sector forum for fostering science policy discourse in Canada. Those who attend, organize, and fund CSPC come from diverse sectors of … Continue reading CFP: Canadian Science Policy Conference

CFP: International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society

International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society (20-22 January, 2011 at the University California-Berkeley, CA., USA) This conference will provide an interdisciplinary forum for the discussion of issues at the intersection of human physiology and the social life conditions. Contributions range from broad scientific, sociological, philosophical and policy explorations, to detailed studies of particular physiological … Continue reading CFP: International Conference on Health, Wellness and Society