Felicity Callard, Professor in Social Science for Medical Humanities at Durham University, talks to The Human Mind Project’s Anna Hopkins about the joys and challenges of interdisciplinary projects, and her contribution to our #GrandChallenges17.

Hi Felicity. You’ve got a really interesting job title, Professor in Social Science for Medical Humanities…

The Human Mind Project’s Grand Challenges public consultation is the first exercise of its kind to be conducted across the mind and brain sciences. Help us define future research agendas and new interdisciplinary funding styles.

What are the key questions facing research on the mind? The Grand Challenges Public Consultation is an invitation for people across the higher education sector, and beyond, to contribute to the life and activity of The Human Mind Project. Our Grand Challenges exercise is the first of its kind

Thomas Dixon, Director of the Centre for the History of the Emotions and new member of The Human Mind Project Advisory Board, talks to research facilitator Anna Hopkins about the Centre’s latest project Living with Feeling and building productive research relationships between the humanities and sciences.

To start with, can you tell us a bit about your research here at Queen Mary and what the Centre has been up to in 2016?

We set up the Centre for the History of the Emotions in 2008 and since then we’ve run a range of projects about emotions…

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