Wednesday 20th September: The Ubiquity of Alcohol

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Date(s) - 20/09/2017
9:30 am - 5:15 pm

Stirling Court Hotel


The Ubiquity of Alcohol workshop will address Alcohol marketing, availability, and industry influence. The workshop will explore how policymakers, public health experts and researchers are responding to industry efforts to expand the presence and normality of alcohol in our lives.

The workshop is organised by the University of Stirling in conjunction with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS), a Public Health Research Centre of Excellence which includes 13 universities (

It will be held on Wednesday 20th September 2017, 9.30am To 5.15pm and is open to policy-makers, practitioners and researchers.

There are two options for attending:

  •  As a standalone workshop at a cost of £150.00. Apply here:
  • The workshop is provided without additional cost to participants of the renowned annual UKCTAS 4-day Alcohol Policy in Practice course which runs from September 18th to 21st 2017. The 4 day course also features inputs from several other leading alcohol researchers including: on minimum unit pricing (Dr. John Holmes, University of Sheffield); alcohol health update & policy overview (Sir Ian Gilmore, University of Liverpool & Alcohol Health Alliance); advocacy training (Katherine Brown, Institute of Alcohol Studies, Colin Shevills, Balance North East). Apply here: