The Humanology Project

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The Humanology Project: Destigmatizing illnesses through the power of the university

Stony Brook, United States
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nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector
Project Stage:
$1,000 - $10,000
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The Humanology Project is an organization dedicated to destigmatizing illnesses that are perceived in a negative light by society. We aim to raise awareness about stigmatized illnesses on a societal level, and hope to generate a positive change in how society perceives those living with stigmatized illnesses. The idea is novel. Student interns translate medical journals into reader-friendly blog posts through our student run multi-author blog (MAB) section, and provide an interactive support forum so that our users can garner a more holistic perspective of stigmatized illnesses. A platform is also active for readers to share their experiences with illness, giving other readers unique insight into the world of illness. The website is created


Vivianne Amaral's picture

Gostei do projeto. Acho que seria muito útil integrar a metodologia de análise de representações sociais - teoria das representações sociais - ao projeto, pois possibilitaria leituras do imaginário dos segmentos envolvidos, facilitando a comunicação. abraço