Category Archives: Health Policy

Prof. Jean-Marie Robine – ‘The Revolution of Adult Longevity’ (16th of March)

The London School of Economics ALPHA research unit and the Institute of Gerontology and Department of Social science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London are very pleased to invite you to attend the first seminar of the new KCL/LSE … Continue reading

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January 20th SSHM Seminar with Clare Herrick “The Post-2015 landscape: vested interests, corporate social responsibility and public health advocacy”

We are delighted to announce our first SSHM Seminar in 2016 with Dr. Clare Herrick (Department of Geography, King’s College London). Clare will present her latest work on “The Post-2015 landscape: vested interests, corporate social responsibility and public health advocacy”. … Continue reading

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January 13th Work In Progress Seminar with Dr Federica Lucivero: “Opening the mHealth box and finding it too full: methodological principles for ELSI analyses of mobile health”

We are delighted to announce that the Work in Progress (WiP) Seminar Series will kick off again in January 2016. The first session will take place on Wednesday the 13th of January at 4 PM in Room 3.1.1 East Wing, Strand Campus. … Continue reading

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Postdoc Position “Societal Challenges in Environmental Epigenomics” at the European Institute of Oncology, Milan

The Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Policy Unit at the European Institute of Oncology and University of Milan, headed by ERC Investigator Dr Giuseppe Testa, invites applications for a postdoctoral position to investigate the societal and policy aspects emerging … Continue reading

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Intercalating in Gerontology at SSHM: A medical student’s perspective

The author of this blog-post is Sebastian Zaidman, Gerontology iBSc student at King’s in 2014/15. My grandmother was born in the East End of London in 1929 to Jewish immigrant parents. When I consider the affinity I have towards older people, … Continue reading

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