Forthcoming events

Humanising Healthcare Seminar – 25th March 2015

SDHI is hosting a seminar to discuss themes in a recently published book called Humanising Healthcare: Patterns of Hope for a System under Strain by Dr Margaret Hannah, Deputy Director of Public Health, NHS Fife. This FREE seminar will take place on Wednesday 25th March 2015 from 1.30pm in 1LG03, Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee. For further information please see event flyer.

To register your attendance please book online here

SDHI Symposium and Workshop

SDHI is pleased to announce a combined symposium and workshop on ‘Health, Human Rights and Development’ to be held on the 7th May 2015. We hope to bring together researchers, practitioners, NGO representatives to focus on health and health care issues from a human rights and development perspective. Please help us make the day interesting and successful. We are planning to hold this interdisciplinary and interprofessional event at the University of Dundee or alternatively at the University of St Andrews. Please see our flyer for preliminary details. If you are interested in contributing, please contact us at

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: