Forthcoming events

SDHI/DJCAD Seminar – 26th August 2015

SDHI and the Living Digital Group, DJCAD are hosting a seminar presented by Katie Siek, Associate Professor in Informatics at Indiana University Bloomington entitled ‘If You Build it’. This FREE seminar will take place on Wednesday 26th August at 3pm in room 1G06, Dalhousie Building. Please see our flyer for further information.  To register your attendance please email Rosanne

SDHI Symposium and Workshop – 6th October 2015

SDHI is hosting an interdisciplinary and interprofessional Symposium and Workshop entitled ‘Health, Human Rights and Development’ on Tuesday 6 October from 1.45pm-4.45pm at the University of Dundee. The purpose of the afternoon is to explore health and wellbeing in the context of human rights and national and international development. We will bring together expertise from the Universities in Dundee and St Andrews with additional national and international guests and representatives for government, NGOs and the health care sector.

To set the scene around key human rights instruments and research linked to the focal areas of human rights we are planning to have short 5-10 min presentations followed by a breakout working groups session.  If you would be interested in presenting and/or attending please let us know –

Further preliminary details are available on the attached flyer

Social Dimensions of Addiction Symposium and Workshop – 9th October 2015

This interdisciplinary event will be held at the University of Dundee following the International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) Conference in Dundee from 5th-8th October 2015. We aim to bring together researchers, practitioners and service user organisations. Please see event flyer.  Further details for this event will be available over the next few months.

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: