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Research Profile

Mr Gareth M Thomas 


Awards and Prizes

  • Awarded ‘Honorary Mention’ for the article ‘Cooling the Mother Out: Revising and Revisiting Goffman’s Account’. Submitted for the Herbert Blumer Graduate Student Paper Award (Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction), 2013
  • Awarded a ESRC funded scholarship to complete a full-time PhD award, 2010

Memberships / External Activities

  • Co-founder of the Medicine, Science and Culture (MeSC) Research Interest Group (Cardiff University)
  • Member of the following Cardiff University Research Groups/Networks: Culture, Imagination and Practice Research Group (CIP); SOCSI Social Theory Forum (STF); Ethnography, Culture and Interpretive Analysis Research Group (ECI); Cesagen Journal Club; Fertility, Pregnancy and Development Research Network (FPD)
  • Member of the British Sociological Association (BSA)
  • Member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA)
  • Member of the Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA)
  • Member of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (SSSI)
  • Member of the Postgraduate Forum on Genetics and Society (PFGS)
  • Member of the PIER Logistics Associateship

Consultancy

  • Watermeyer, R. and Rowe, G. (2012) Evaluation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA)/Sciencewise: Avoidance of Mitochondrial Disease – Public Dialogue. (Research Evaluator)

Teaching Profile

  • Guest lecturer for ‘The Body, Health and Medicine’ (Course SI0210), 2012-2013
  • Guest lecturer for ‘Advanced Sociology of Health, Medicine and Illness’ (Course SI0148), 2012-2013
  • Seminar tutor for ‘The Body, Health and Medicine’ (Course SI0210), 2010-2013
  • Seminar tutor for ‘Advanced Sociology of Health, Medicine and Illness’ (Course SI0148), 2010-2013
  • Seminar tutor for ‘Introduction to Social Science Research Methods’ (Course SI0124), 2011-2012