Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2016 Date to: 31-12-2016
9
Mar
Reconceptualising sexuality education in the context of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia
Who:Dr Ekua Yankah, Centre for Social Research in Health
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:9 Mar 2016, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Ekua Yankah will reflect on her mission to Monrovia, Liberia in July and August 2015 as the Ebola epidemic was declining in West Africa.

23
Mar
Narrative sensationalism? Insights from European research on sex, media and violence
Who:Michel Walrave, Kobie van Krieken and Enny Das from HealthNar
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:23 Mar 2016, 12:30pm - 2pm

This seminar will feature the work of three scholars who are visiting CSRH from Europe as part of the multidisciplinary HealthNar program, which aims to establish and strengthen research activities in the emerging field of narrative health communication.

31
Mar
Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Related Diseases
Who:Centre for Social Research in Health
Venue:UNSW Kensington
When:31 Mar 2016, 9am - 5pm
1 Apr 2016, 9am - 5pm

The Centre for Social Research in Health will host the 14th Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Related Diseases (HHARD) at UNSW Australia on Thursday March 31 and Friday April 1, 2016. The HHARD Conference "Margins & Belonging" is integral to Australia's efforts in understanding the social and behavioural dynamics of blood borne viral epidemics and sexually transmissible infections. We welcome researchers, health professionals, policy-makers and community members from across a variety of fields to join us and engage with research and practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

31
Mar
Measuring outcomes in drug and alcohol services: Shaping the future
Who:Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Related Diseases
Venue:Colombo Theatre, UNSW Kensington
When:31 Mar 2016, 4:45pm - 6:30pm

After hours symposium of the Social Research Conference on HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Related Diseases where speakers will discuss the current approaches to measuring health and social outcomes for people who access alcohol and other drugs treatment, as well as where we need to be heading in the future.

6
Apr
Using PROMs to understand the experiences of people with drug or alcohol problems
Who:Professor Jo Neale, King's College London
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:6 Apr 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Professor Jo Neale will discuss the development of two new addiction-related patient reported outcome measures (one on recovery and one on sleep).

4
May
Who educates the educators? Work force development in sexuality and health promotion education
Who:Professor Moira Carmody, WSU & Associate Professor Kath Albury, UNSW
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington
When:4 May 2016, 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Moira Carmody and Kath Albury will explore the issue of building the skills of educators from diverse disciplines and backgrounds delivering sexual health and sexuality education.

16
May
Sydney Writers' Festival 2016
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Various sites across Sydney
When:16 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
17 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
18 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
19 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
20 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
21 May 2016, 9am - 8pm
22 May 2016, 9am - 8pm

As a major partner of the Sydney Writers’ Festival, UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is proud to support a number of events as part of the 2016 Festival program.

18
May
Dean’s Research Awards 2016
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Bar at the End of the Wharf, Pier 4/5 Walsh Bay
When:18 May 2016, 5pm - 7pm

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is proud to announce the fourth annual Dean’s Research Awards.

The Awards celebrate excellent research performance by Arts & Social Sciences academics. The winners will be announced at a special event in Walsh Bay, held to coincide with the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

19
May
Yeonmi Park:The Young North Korean Defector Changing the World
Who:UNSW Arts & Social Sciences
Venue:Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington (map ref G19)
When:19 May 2016, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Human rights activist Yeonmi Park comes to UNSW to share her extraordinary story of survival and escape. Now a university student, Yeonmi joins us to inspire a new generation of young world changers. Free event, bookings essential.