Month: August 2011

CFS: Health Care, Vulnerable Populations

Call for Submissions for a special issue of Contemporary Nurse on the topic of: Advances in Contemporary Health Care for Vulnerable Populations Deadline for Papers: 15th December 2011 Contemporary Nurse: Advances in Contemporary Health Care for Vulnerable Populations is edited by: Debra Jackson - University of Technology, Sydney, Australia (UTS) Debra.Jackson@uts.edu.au  ; Adey Nyamathi - University … Continue reading CFS: Health Care, Vulnerable Populations

CFP: Integrative Medicine After the Age of 40

Integrative Medicine After the Age of 40: The International Conference on Integrative Medicine, May 13-15, 2012, Jerusalem The 2nd International Conference on Integrative Medicine will be held on May 13-15, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. The conference will bring together physicians, nurses and therapists from all over the world to discuss the changes and influence of … Continue reading CFP: Integrative Medicine After the Age of 40

CSE International Scholarship Program

The Council of Science Editors' International Scholarship Program has been developed to support editors from developing nations. A number of scholarships are being offered to CSE's 2012 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, USA. This year's meeting focus is "Our Authors, Ourselves: Science Editing and Publishing in a Global Market." Each funded scholar will receive free … Continue reading CSE International Scholarship Program

CFP: Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (Conference)

Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (FAB) 2012 Congress: CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS | ROTTERDAM, JUNE 25-27, 2012 The International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics is pleased to invite proposals for panels and papers for presentation at the 2012 Congress. The Congress theme is Generations: Imagining the Future to Promote Health and Justice. Submissions on … Continue reading CFP: Feminist Approaches to Bioethics (Conference)

Inside Higher Ed: Gap in NIH Funding for Black and White Researchers

Reported today in Inside Higher Ed: White applicants for grants from the National Institutes of Health were significantly likelier than black researchers to win funding, according to a Science magazine study published Thursday that sought (and struggled) to explain the reasons for the gap. The study found that about 16 percent of black applicants were … Continue reading Inside Higher Ed: Gap in NIH Funding for Black and White Researchers

CFS: Perspectives on Addiction (Book)

Call for Submissions: Critical Perspectives on Addiction (Volume 14 of Advances in Medical Sociology) http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/books/series.htm?id=1057-6290  Editor: Julie Netherland (City University of New York Graduate Center) | Series Editor: Professor Barbara Katz Rothman | Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Our understandings of addiction are rapidly changing. New technologies and biomedical treatments are reconfiguring addiction as a brain … Continue reading CFS: Perspectives on Addiction (Book)

Peer Review in Scientific Publications

Readers of NursingWriting might be interested in the just-released report of the English House of Commons Science and Technology Committee, "Peer Review in Scientific Publications." The report surveys the current landscape in order to document strengths and weaknesses of peer review and the effect of information technologies, and to make recommendations (including a discussion of alternatives … Continue reading Peer Review in Scientific Publications

CFP: Trauma: Theory and Practice (Global Conference)

2nd Global Conference, Trauma: Theory and Practice, 21st March - 24th March 2012, 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 psychoanalysis to be a dominant methodology … Continue reading CFP: Trauma: Theory and Practice (Global Conference)

CFP: Global Health, Innovation Conference

You and your colleagues may be interested in attending or presenting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference at Yale. We are currently accepting abstract submissions for presentation, and the first abstract deadline is August 31. The registration rate increases after August 31. Global Health & Innovation Conference 2012 | Saturday, April 21 - Sunday, … Continue reading CFP: Global Health, Innovation Conference