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Recipients:
University College London
Merched Y Wawr
Amounts:
£500 - £1,000
£1,000 - £5,000
Award Year:
2007

Results

'The importance of medical history: Transnational and cross-cultural perspectives on a multi-faceted discipline' conference to be held in Mumbai, India from 15th to 17th November 2007. 17 Oct 2007

The importance of medical history: Trans-national and cross-cultural perspectives on a multi-faceted discipline The proposed meeting will be the first of its type in the South Asian sub-continent - dealing with the important questions of historical method and historiography, from trans-national and cross-disciplinary perspectives; it will allow the audience access to a plethora of perspectives on how to study HOM. The projected audience will be university and college teaching, research and administrative staff of all grades, we well as undergraduate and post-graduate students, doctors, print and TV journalists, and independent researchers. A number of well-known scholars have agreed to attend the meeting, as they acknowledge the usefulness of an event like this in popularising HOM in an important education centre in Asia. These academics, who are attached to a number of Wellcome Trust-funded units, will draw upon an important item of their research - dealing with Europe, North America, Asia and further afield - to develop trans-national perspectives of how to study HOM. This meeting will engender a lot of discussion, which is critically important for an endeavour that seeks to provide new insights to post-and under-graduate teachers about important international developments in the discipline, and the most effective ways of teaching and carrying out research. Themes to be covered: History of pharmacology; Anatomy; Global trade and medicine; Medical genetics and gender; Medicine in the early modern period; Public health in 19th and 20th centuries; Global health programmes and disease eradication; War and medicine; International perspectives on rabies; Scottish doctors and British empire; Obstetrics and surgery; Cross-disciplinary perspectives on leprosy and empire; Hospitals; Medicine and 'witchcraft' in the early modern period; Healthcare in colonial Mumbai/India; Health of industrial labour; Oral histories of contemporary medicine and biological science; History of medical practice and multiple meanings of health.

Amount: £600
Funder: The Wellcome Trust
Recipient: University College London

New genetic knowledge and 'lay' expertise in cancer research: exmaining the cultural context of ethics and legitimacy. 31 Aug 2007

The project examines the social parameters of 'lay expertise' in relation to cancer research charities. It seeks to explore how lay consumers', fundraisers' or patients' perspectives and involvement are being incorporated within organisational practices and research agendas of charities that are funding research into cancer genetics. This initiative provides a vantage point from which to explore the pursuit and problems surrounding ethical legitimacy in the cultural context of the new genetics. This issue will be addressed by examining how emerging genetic knowledge and the development of lay expertise affect: The pre-existing balance between lay and expert and the nature of the 'gift' relationship in cancer research charities Attempts to incorporate lay perspectives and sustain 'hope' Social relations among different fundraisers and personhood in the context of lay expertise. The transactional social spaces of cancer research charities offer an important arena for ethnographic inquiry and therefore the opportunity to contribute to an understanding of science as a social process.

Amount: £4,814
Funder: The Wellcome Trust
Recipient: University College London

Dathlu'r Deugain Ein Treftadaeth 22 Jan 2007

The project is to provide educational talks and visits for group members. The money is for guest speakers and travel costs.

Hybu gweithgareddau Cangen merched Y Wawr Maenclochog 19 Mar 2007

The project is to improve the resources of the group and take members on educational trips. The money is for digital camera, laptop computer, printer, software, transport and volunteer costs.

Nwyddau I Merched Y Wawr 23 Apr 2007

The project will improve the facilities of the group. The money is for crockery, tables and chairs.

Gwyl Dathlu Cenedlaethol 21 May 2007

The project will provide day trips for the group and a digital camera to record group activities. The money is for transport costs and digital camera.

Amount: £625
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Merched y Wawr Cangen Caernarfon
Region: Wales
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd

Merched Yn Malo 21 May 2007

The project is to provide the group with equipment for use at monthly meetings and a day trip. The money is for hot water boiler, kettle, crockery, cutlery and transport costs.

Amount: £1,155
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Merched Y Wawr Cangen Y Groeslon
Region: Wales
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd

Hyrwyddo Aelodau A denu Ieuenctid 21 May 2007

The project is to increase the membership of the group. The money is for laptop computer, projector, marketing materials, training, day trips and equipment.

Gweithgareddau Merched Y Wawr Cangen Bryncroes 25 Jun 2007

The project is to improve the resources of the group and provide activities for members. The money is for projection screen, transport costs and speakers fees.

Amount: £739
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Merched y Wawr Cangen Bryncroes
Region: Wales
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd

Cofnodi Er Hyrwyddo Ac Ehangu 25 Jun 2007

The project is to improve the resources of the group. The money is for laptop computer, software, equipment and digital camera.

Mynd Yn Dechnelegol 20 Aug 2007

The project is to improve the facilities of the group. The money is for laptop computer, software, printer, digital camera and television.

Datblygur defnydd o DG ac astudio hanes diwylliant Cymru 20 Aug 2007

The project is to improve the IT facilities of the group and take members on an educational day trip. The money is for laptop computer, computer equipment, digital camera, transport costs, entrance fees and refreshments.

Dathlu Sefydlu Cangen Ffynnon Groes 20 Aug 2007

The project is to provide a series of day trips and to improve the facilities of the group. The money is for crockery, kettle, table cloths and transport cost.

Prosiect cynnal A Chadw Aelodau 20 Aug 2007

The project is to provide more activities and events for existing and new group members. The money is for laptop computer, digital camera, office equipment, travel costs and marketing equipment.

Amount: £4,690
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Clwb Gwawr y Gors Goch
Region: Wales
District: Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey

Diweddaru Offer Y Gangen 19 Nov 2007

The project is to update the facilities of the group and take members on day trips. The money is for camera, water boiler, equipment, laptop computer, furniture, crockery and transport costs.

Amount: £3,970
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Merched y Wawr Cangen Bro Ddyfi
Region: Wales
District: Powys - Powys