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HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

HESO Prof. Denielle Elliott receives Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grant and is the new GPD of YorkU's STS Program

The Dahdaleh Institute's Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health Steering Committee has awarded five YorkU researchers Dahdaleh Institute 2021 Seed Grants. Prof. Elliott, associate professor in the Health & Society (HESO) Program in the Department of Social Science, receives the award for her HESO-related proposal titled, “Situated neurology: An ethnographic study of neurology in Kenya.” […]

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health

History in Practice website provides instructors with resources on critical perspectives of mental health Due to the impacts of vast changes in our lives from COVID-19, York University course instructors may be thinking about connecting with mental health in their teaching this year. For this, the online source History in Practice (HiP) offers a terrific starting point. […]

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

History in Practice website provides instructors with resources on critical perspectives of mental health Due to the impacts of vast changes in our lives from COVID-19, York University course instructors may be thinking about connecting with mental health in their teaching this year. For this, the online source History in Practice (HiP) offers a terrific starting point. […]

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book

  "Professor Emilia Nielsen, from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has published a book about breast cancer that tackles the issue in a very different way. Disrupting Breast Cancer Narratives: Stories of Rage and Repair (University of Toronto Press, 2019) explores what she calls the “politically insistent narratives of illness” and refutes […]