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Ethics is politics: whose ethics counts?

Ethics is politics: whose ethics counts?

This post was originally published by CDJ Plus. Pradeep Narayanan is Director of Research and Capacity Building at Praxis Institute for Participatory Practices, New Delhi and is collaborating with Life of Breath team member Andrew Russell for research on tobacco farming … Read more…

Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

Nearly half of teenage smokers have bought illegal tobacco, so what are the dangers?

This post was originally published by The Conversation. Anthropologist and Life of Breath team member Andrew Russell writes: New figures show that more than half of all teenage smokers in the north-east of England have bought illegal tobacco. The figures, from the 2017 … Read more…

Listening to the past

Listening to the past

How do we ​accurately ​measure hearing loss? In a new paper in The British Journal for the History of Science, Life of Breath researcher Coreen McGuire​ (University of Bristol) and Jaipreet Virdi shed light on ​the career of Dr Phyllis Margaret Tookey Kerridge (1901–1940) – a pioneer … Read more…

Scientific and artistic identities

Scientific and artistic identities

Who makes comics about science, and why? ​Life of Breath ​Project Administrator Jordan Collver explores ​the intersection of science and art in comics with Emma Weitkamp in a new paper for The Journal of Science Communication: “Alter egos: an exploration of the perspectives … Read more…

Gasp! Making breathlessness less invisible through the creative arts

Gasp! Making breathlessness less invisible through the creative arts

People living with breathlessness and those interested in how the arts-in-health approach may help make breathlessness less invisible, were invited to join researcher Dr Alice Malpass from the Life of Breath Project and arts-in-health specialist Elspeth Penny to explore how … Read more…

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