ADUK National Seminar 2015: Arts, Health & Wellbeing (Seminar, St David’s Hall, The Hayes, Cardiff, 1st December 2015)

This next national seminar in our professional development programme is aimed at officers involved in both policy and practice related to arts, health and wellbeing commissioning and service provision. Our training needs survey and previous seminar feedback indicated that arts officers across England and Wales are keen to learn more Read more…

Psychological Resilience: Governing the Brain, Mind & Behaviour (Day Seminar, Birmingham, 23 June 2014)

Psychological resilience. Governing the brain, mind and behaviour University of Birmingham, Michael Tippett Room, Staff House23rd June 2014, 9:00 – 4:30pmREGISTRATION OPEN Organisers: Jessica Pykett (Birmingham University), Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead (Aberystywth University), Maria Fannin (Bristol University), Ben Anderson, Joe Painter (Durham University) This seminar highlights the range of psychological Read more…

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy (Workshop, King’s College London, 19th June 2014)

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit invite you to a workshop on The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy Date: 19th June 2014  |  Time: 9:00 – 18:00  |  Location: King’s College Read more…

The Medicalization of Old Age (Participatory Event, Lancaster, 28 November 2013)

Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research Ageing and Health: Breaking Down Boundaries  The Medicalization of Old Age Thursday November 28th 2013 This participatory event engages with Keynote speakers: Paul Higgs, Professor of the Sociology of Ageing, University College London Dr Joao Pedro De Magalhaes, Institute of Integrative Biology of Ageing, University of Liverpool.(tbc) Read more…

Deliberating Policy: Where Morals and Methods Mix – and Not Always for the Best – Prof Nancy Cartwright Inaugural Lecture (Durham, 16 May 2013)

Deliberating Policy: Where Morals and Methods Mix – and Not Always for the Best Prof Nancy Cartwright Inaugural Lecture Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham University Thursday, 16 May 2013, 6-7pm Abstract: A good policy decision requires a mix of considerations: who benefits? who suffers? who pays? how much? what Read more…