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Tuesday 21 January Britain by Numbers: A Visual Exploration of People and Place Stuart Newman brings our nation to life in new and unexpected ways.

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Wednesday 29 January The value of care: Women’s work and emotional labour Join a panel of historians, nurses and social scientists to explore why nursing remains undervalued in terms of status and pay.

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Wednesday 4 March A Natural History of Raising Concerns An expert panel explores landmark events in the history of whistleblowing within the nursing profession.

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Wednesday 1 April Regulation, Resilience and Resistance: The Struggle for Professional Nursing (1887-2019) Christine Hallet's lecture will explore the work of reforming nurse, Ethel Gordon Fenwick (1857-1947), who led the campaign for nurse-regulation.

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