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Past events

Upcoming events 2024



Date, time & location

The problem with reverse innovation: drawing better lessons from primary healthcare in low-income settings (Seminar)

Kathy Dodworth, University of Edinburgh (Chair: Jeremy Lauer)

14 March, 12 pm to 1 pm, SW104

The First Resort: The History of Social Psychiatry in the United States (Seminar)

Matt Smith, University of Strathclyde (Chair: Lee Knifton)

18 April, 12 pm to 1 pm, SW104

Austerity as Reproductive Injustice – did cuts in local authority funding affect the probability of having a birth and/or newborn health? (Seminar)

Laura Sochas, University of Edinburgh (Chair: Marion Henderson; Discussant: Francesca Fiori)

2 May, 12 pm to 1 pm, LH228

Stigma around mental illness (Seminar)

Simon Hunter, GCU (Chair: Lee Knifton)

29 May, 12 pm to 1 pm, SW104

In addition, we are also planning several more events for the summer and the next academic year, including:

  • a joint event with Public Health Scotland discussing Approaches to Evidence for a Fairer Economy
  • a joint launch event (with Fraser of Allander Institute) for the new Health Foundation Policy Research Unit to tackle health inequalities in Scotland
  • an event discussing research at the health-justice intersection
  • a CHP-themed research discussion on Public Mental Health, where we will focus on identifying potential areas of collaboration

Please stay in touch via our Twitter/X account or get in touch with us for more details.

Witness seminars on 25 years of health policy devolution

We are delighted to have been funded by the Social Policy Association to explore Scottish health policy divergence through two witness seminars in May 2024. Find out more about the upcoming seminars.

If you’re interested in hearing more about the project, please get in touch with Kat Smith and Ellen Stewart.