Event Details

Alcohol Occasionals

SHAAP/SARN Seminar Edinburgh

Date: Monday, 13 March 2017


Venue:

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
9 Queen Street
EDINBURGH
EH2 1JQ

Overview

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are delighted to announce the 2015-16 series of lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars to showcase new and innovative research on alcohol use. All the seminars will be run in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and will take place from 1230 – 1400 at their historic premises at 9 Queen Street Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ. Lunch will be provided.

These events will provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear about new alcohol related topics and discuss and debate implications for policy and practice. The theme of the seminars for 2015-16 is Alcohol, Europe and the World.

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Programme

2016/17 programme

All of the Alcohol Occasional seminars will be run in conjunction with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and will take place from 1230 – 1400 at their historic premises at 9 Queen Street Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ. Lunch will be provided free of charge.

13/10/16

Tackling health inequalities in Scotland & Implications for Alcohol Policy
Dr Katherine Smith, Global Public Health Unit, University of Edinburgh

05/12/16

Does harm from drinking differ by socioeconomic status? Exploring the alcohol harms paradox
Dr S Vittal Katikireddi, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

24/01/17

How inclusive are we? A trans perspective on alcohol and drug services in Scotland
Oceana Maund and Vic Valentine, Scottish Transgender Alliance

27/02/17

Alcohol admissions and health inequalities: is the tide finally turning?
Neil Martin, Research and Information Manager, Balance, the North East Alcohol Office

13/03/17

Alcohol problems in criminal justice settings: an opportunity not to be missed
Dr Lesley Graham, Clinical Lead for Alcohol, Drugs and Health in Justice Settings, ISD Scotland

11/05/17

Drinking in pregnancy: a comparison between areas of high and low deprivation in Scotland
Dr Andrew Symon, Senior Lecturer, Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Dundee

14/06/17

Alcohol Deaths in Glasgow 2010. Has Service Redesign had an Impact?
Dr Catherine Chiang, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Important: These events are popular and places are limited. We need you to confirm if you would like to attend these events. You can register via EventBrite by clicking on the title of the event(s) you wish to attend. If you have not booked, you will not have a place.

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Fees

Important: These events are popular and places are limited. We need you to confirm if you would like to attend these events. You can register via EventBrite by clicking on the title of the event(s) you wish to attend. If you have not booked, you will not have a place.

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Further Info

Access

As a listed building, the College has restricted disabled access. A wheelchair lift is provided at the rear of the College giving access to the Conference Centre and the main historic rooms, but not all of the smaller rooms used for educational events. For further information and assistance please contact the RCPE Co-ordinator responsible for the event.

Directions to the College

Interactive map and directions

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Bicycle racks are available for cyclists at the door to 8 Queen Street. For access to further bicycle racks, please ask at reception.

Local walking routes

Three short walks can be enjoyed from the College. So if you are visiting us, why not explore the local area. Details can be found at Medal Routes.

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