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Catherine Burns

Catherine Burns

    Patience in the waiting room -- the doctor will see you just now
    Patience in the waiting room -- the doctor will see you just now
    ‘The waiting room” is a spatial, temporal and metaphorical concept. In Southern Africa, and across political borders to our north, the idea...
    Wiser's Burns responds to roundtable criticism
    Wiser's Burns responds to roundtable criticism
    The Mail & Guardian's Deshnee...
    Into a new interdisciplinary space
    Into a new interdisciplinary space
    Given the lamentable gulf between science and arts education in South Africa, we have felt for some time that we need to begin to learn how to...
    Humanising the science of the body
    Humanising the science of the body
    The great polymaths of history suggest the fecundity of a multidisciplinary approach for discovering things about people and the world. 
    McCord Hospital: Defending a legacy of healthcare integrity
    McCord Hospital: Defending a legacy of healthcare integrity
    The people of KwaZulu-Natal have reacted with shock to news of the options faced by Durban's non-profit McCord Hospital: impending closure or a...
    Who says analysis is wasted on the young?
    Who says analysis is wasted on the young?
    One evening late in May, the cerebral space of the seminar conference room at the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (Wiser) filled up...