Pain: what does it mean to you?
20 June 2014
This interdisciplinary workshop brought together biomedical researchers, philosophers, health practitioners and patients interested in the subject of pain. Videos of the Speaker’s presentations are now available to view through the link in this news item.
Chaired by Dr Havi Carel, School of Arts, University of Bristol, and co-hosted by the Elizabeth Blackwell Institute and the Institute of Advanced Studies this interdisciplinary workshop held on 22 May 2014 brought together biomedical researchers, philosophers, health practitioners and patients interested in the subject of pain.
The participants heard from a distinguished list of panel speakers including:
- Dr David Bain, Glasgow University (Philosopher, Principal Investigator of an interdisciplinary research project 'The Nature of Pain: Hedonic Tone, Motivation, and Non-Human Animals')
- Prof Candy McCabe, Professor of Nursing and Pain Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, and Bath Centre for Pain Services, Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases
- Dr Edmund Keogh, University of Bath (Reader in Psychology and Deputy Director of The Bath Centre for Pain Research)
- Dr Jonathan Brooks, University of Bristol (Imaging in pain research)
- Laura Dannequin, Bristol-based freelance dance artist who talked about her own experience of living with pain
- Dr Beth Williamson, University of Bristol (Reader in Art History)
Speaker’s presentations are now available to view.
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