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Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

One of the (many) questions I have asked myself when researching how people with Coeliac Disease or Gluten Intolerance catalogue, share and tweet about their experience of the gluten free diet, and the adverse physical and psychological symptoms of ingesting gluten, is: to what extent, if any, can these kinds of activities be classified as falling within the realms of…
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Visualising The Challenge of Big Data: #bigdataBL

The BSA Challenge of Big Data Conference, British Library, 25th October 2013   The British Sociological Association held a one day seminar/workshop, discussing the implications of working with big data for the social sciences, organised in collaboration with Dr Emma Uprichard, Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick and Dr Abby Day, Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths. I live-tweeted this event,…
Major household names gain Coeliac UK’s gluten-free accreditation

Major household names gain Coeliac UK’s gluten-free accreditation

Harrods department store, the Royal Shakespeare Company and La Tasca are the latest organisations to obtain Coeliac UK's GF accreditation. Harrods will be offering gluten-free afternoon tea in their Georgian Restaurant for the first time and plan to roll out further gluten-free offerings throughout the store. Following in-house training by Coeliac UK, the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon now offers visitors an extensive range of gluten-free…

Non-coeliac but gluten sensitive?

Many patients are following a wheat free diet, which they believe helps with their gastrointestinal symptoms, yet they don't exhibit markers of coeliac disease. Mabel Chew finds out from David Sanders, a professor of gastroenterology at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, about non-coeliac gluten sensitivity. Also, Fiona Godlee gives us an update on the open data campaign.