Forthcoming events

SDHI Seminar

Dr Wendy Moncur, Reader in Socio-Digital Interaction, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee will lead a seminar entitled ‘Providing adaptive health updates across the personal social network‘ on Thursday 13th November 2014, at 3pm in Room G7, Tower Building, University of Dundee.  This seminar is FREE to attend.  Further details are available on the flyer
http://www.wendymoncur.com

SDHI Seminar

Jason Prior, Associate Professor and Research Director at the Institute for Sustainable Futures (IFS), University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will present a seminar Dilemmas of planning, mapping and designing for health and wellbeing: intervention and regulationon Wednesday 26th November 2014 at 3pm in Room 1LG03, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. This is a FREE seminar and all are welcome to attend.  Further details are available on the flyer

SDHI Seminar

Dr Tessa Parkes, Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Stirling will present a seminar The feasibility and acceptability of Alcohol Brief Interventions in youth settings in Scotlandon Thursday 27th November 2014 at 3pm in Room 2S15, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. This is a FREE seminar and all are welcome to attend.  Further details are available on the flyer

SDHI Research Showcase – Monday 1st December

SDHI is hosting a Research Showcase on Monday 1st December in The School of Physics and Astronomy, North Haugh at the University of St Andrews from 2pm until around 7pm.  Researchers are invited to present their work and activities at various work stations.  There will be a short welcome address but mostly the event is meant as a bazaar for conversation and mingling.

If you would like to attend our Research Showcase either to present or merely to come along and see what others are doing then please register your interest with Fred Comerford (fac1 @st-andrews.ac.uk) or Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell @dundee.ac.uk)

For further information please see flyer or contact Fred or Rosanne

SDHI Seminar

A further seminar ‘The production of socio-symbolic marginality and the politics of disposability. Challenges for professionals working with marginalised groups’ will be presented by Dr Fernando Fernandes who is a Senior Lecturer in Inequalities at the University of Dundee. This seminar will be held on Thursday 4th December at 3pm and will be held in Room 2S15, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. All are welcome to attend this FREE seminar. For further information please see the flyer

SDHI Webinar

Thilo Kroll, Professor of Disability and Public Health Research and Co-Director of the Social Dimensions of Health Institute (SDHI) at the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews will present a webinar Advancing Global Disability Data and Disability Inclusive Development – Recommendations from a United Nations Reporton Tuesday 16th December 2014 at 3pm. This is a FREE webinar and all are welcome to join.  Further details will be available soon….

SDHI Seminars

The SDHI hosts a regular series of seminars involving internationally renowned speakers. There is no fixed format for these events, and they will include combinations of the following:

  • Internationally reknowned speaker plus local discussants
  • Head-to-head debates
  • Researcher presentation plus service lead response
  • Interactive workshop-style component
  • Focused poster displays

These will normally be held between 3 and 5pm on Thursday or Friday afternoons. Visit our webpages for regular updates, follow us on Twitter, or contact us per e-mail. Nominations for speakers should be sent to Thilo Kroll, email: t.kroll@dundee.ac.uk