Forthcoming events


SDHI is delighted to announce a further Seminar (co-hosted with the School of Nursing & Health Sciences, University of Dundee) to be held on Wednesday 25th May 2016 at 2.00pm in room 2G14, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee DD1 5EN

Concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy: reasons to ban all contact sport, not just boxing?

This seminar will be presented by Dr William Stewart, Consultant and Lead Neuropathologist at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow and will be introduced by Mrs Amanda Kopel, forthcoming honorary graduand of University of Dundee

Please see seminar flyer for further information

All Welcome
To book your place at this FREE seminar, please contact Rosanne Bell (

Conference 2016

Emerging priorities in mental health and addiction: the Virtual World, Ageing and Migration

3rd June 2016,  St Andrews

The 8th SDHI conference; Delivered in partnership with the European Network on Training, Evaluation and Research in Mental Health (ENTER) and the Center for Addiction Research and Education Scotland (CARES).

Postgraduate Retreat 2016

SDHI is delighted to once again be hosting a 2-day retreat for postgraduate students and early career researchers engaged in applied health research from Monday 6th to Tuesday 7th June 2016.  The retreat will be held at Kindrogan Field Centre near Pitlochry and is open to all (health-related) researchers in the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee with a preference for those who self-define as ‘early-career’.  Accommodation and meals are included in the retreat fee.  To register your interest in attending the retreat please contact Rosanne Bell (r.c.bell

Further information can be found on the flyer

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: