Alcohol Occasionals event report – Jan 2021

Beyond behaviours: How health inequality theory can enhance our understanding of the ‘alcohol harm paradox’ – Jennifer Boyd

In our first Alcohol Occasionals event of 2021 held on Wednesday 20 January, Jennifer Boyd, PhD Student at the University of Sheffield, presented: “Beyond behaviours: How health inequality theory can enhance our understanding of the ‘alcohol harm paradox’“.

You can read the event report on the SHAAP website.

You can also watch Jen’s presentation and the presentation with discussion and Q+A.

SARN/SHAAP Alcohol Occasionals 2021

We warmly invite you to join us online for our SARN/SHAAP Alcohol Occasionals events of 2021.


Upcoming


Alcohol-related violence and deprivation | Dr Carly Lightowlers, University of Liverpool and Lucy Bryant, Institute of Alcohol Studies

Tuesday 30 March, 12:30-14:00 BST

Register for free now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-alcohol-related-violence-and-deprivation-tickets-136969654925 


Understanding drinking transitions during lockdown: social inequalities, alcohol and the COVID-19 pandemic | Dr Emily Nicholls, University of Portsmouth and Dr Dom Conroy, University of East London

Wednesday 28 April, 12:30-14:00 BST

Register for free now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-drinking-transitions-during-lockdown-tickets-136971737153


Managed alcohol programmes (MAPs) | Dr Hannah Carver and Dr Tessa Parkes, University of Stirling

Tuesday 1 June, 12:30-14:00 BST

Register for free now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-managed-alcohol-programmes-maps-tickets-136974170431


Greenspace programmes for problem substance use | Wendy Masterton, University of Stirling

Tuesday 15 June, 12:30-14:00 BST

Register for free now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/alcohol-occasionals-greenspace-programmes-for-problem-substance-use-tickets-136977863477


Past


Beyond behaviours: How health inequality theory can enhance our understanding of the ‘alcohol harm paradox’ | Jennifer Boyd, University of Sheffield | 20 January | Research presentation | Event report


Exploring men’s alcohol consumption in the context of becoming a father: A scoping review | Dr Elena Dimova, Glasgow Caledonian University | 25 February (joint event with the Institute of Alcohol Studies, IAS) | Research presentation | Research report (on IAS website)

Alcohol Occasionals 2021 – Call for speakers/proposals

*** Please note: We are no longer accepting new submissions ***

The 2021 SARN/SHAAP Alcohol Occasionals will be based on the theme of inequalities. This could include alcohol research regarding: deprivation; gender inequalities; COVID-19 and inequalities; BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities; progressive vs. regressive alcohol policy; the homeless (including Managed Alcohol Programmes). 

We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their findings with an audience made up of fellow researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and the general public. We would particularly welcome presentations from new and early career researchers and/or international speakers. We envisage these events will all take place online.

Dates (all 12:30pm-2pm): Wednesday 20 January / Thursday 25 February / Tuesday 30 March / Wednesday 28 April

If you would like to present or have a suggestion for a researcher you would like to see present, please email c.graham@rcpe.ac.uk

Speakers should provide a short proposal (max. 300 words) and an indication of their availability.

SHAAP/SARN ‘Alcohol Occasionals’ 2018-2019 – Call for Proposals

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to organise the lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics, over lunch in the historic Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh at 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh.

We are now seeking proposals to deliver seminar presentations during 2018/2019, with a focus specifically on Alcohol and Recovery. We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their findings with an audience made up of fellow researchers, practitioners, policy makers and the general public. We would particularly welcome presentations from new and early career researchers.

The dates for the 2018/2019 seminars are (all Thursdays): 25th October and 6th December 2018; 17th January, 7th March, 25th April and 23rd May 2019.

If you are interested in presenting your research, please email us at shaap@rcpe.ac.uk  with a short proposal (max. 300 words) and an indication of your availability. Closing date for submissions: Friday 31st August 2018.

SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasional 2017-2018 Series

SHAAP/SARN ‘Alcohol Occasionals’ 2017-2018

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to organise the lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics, over lunch in the historic Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh at 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh.

2017/18 programme: The talks will focus specifically on Alcohol and Social Justice in the next session. The programme and dates are now confirmed:

These events are popular and places are limited. To register via EventBrite, click on the title of the event/s (above) that you wish to attend.