Events

Events: Date from: 01-01-2018 Date to: 07-12-2018
31
Jan
Do women with complex alcohol and other drug use histories want or perceive benefit in women-only residential treatment?
Who:Alison Marshall, The Kirby Institute and Centre for Social Research in Health
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:31 Jan 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Alison Marshall will highlight women’s expectations and experiences of women-only residential rehabilitation.

14
Mar
Two years of DAA therapies for hepatitis C in Australia: Where are we now?
Who:Professor Greg Dore (Program Head, The Kirby Institute); Stuart Loveday (CEO, Hepatitis NSW); Annie Madden (PhD Candidate, CSRH); Professor Carla Treloar (Director, CSRH and SPRC)
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:14 Mar 2018, 4pm - 5pm

To mark the second anniversary of the Australian federal government’s world-leading decision to subsidise direct-acting antivirals for all, this seminar will feature updates and insights from four leading hepatitis C experts.

4
Apr
Digitalising sex (research) through online data collection and analysis
Who:Dr Denton Callander, The Kirby Institute and CSRH
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:4 Apr 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Dr Denton Callander discusses the digitalisation of sex (research) through online data collection and analysis methods.

9
May
Evidence-making interventions in health: Ways to think with care
Who:Professor Tim Rhodes, Dr Kari Lancaster, Jake Rance, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:9 May 2018, 4pm - 5pm

This seminar outlines an ‘evidence-making intervention’ approach to health interventions research, linked to a new programme of research at CSRH.

23
May
Square peg, round hole: Reflecting on the public health response to hepatitis B
Who:Dr Jack Wallace, The Burnet Institute
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:23 May 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Jack Wallace discusses how and why the development of a comprehensive public health response to hepatitis B in Australia and globally has failed to respond to the lived reality of people with hepatitis B.

13
Jun
The return of the lesbian in Sydney's drag king scene
Who:Dr Kerryn Drysdale, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:13 Jun 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Dr Kerryn Drysdale will discuss the subcultural phenomenon of drag kings in a localised Sydney setting.

18
Jul
Challenging inequalities and improving health and wellbeing among marginalised communities in the UK
Who:Professor Lisa McDaid, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:18 Jul 2018, 4pm - 5pm

The seminar will explore the potential for ‘syndemics’ - the term given to the co-occurrence of multiple, interrelated disease epidemics at the individual- and population-level, which develop and are sustained due to harmful social contexts - to further understandings of health inequalities among marginalised communities in the UK.

8
Aug
The continuing transformation of safe sex: current social and behavioural research on HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis
Who:Prof. Martin Holt, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:8 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

Professor Martin Holt will present social and behavioural data on attitudes to PrEP and its effects on Australian gay and bisexual men’s sexual practices, drawing on the Gay Community Periodic Surveys and PrEPARE Project.

16
Aug
The inequities of un-neighbourliness: how disadvantage shapes the experiences and responses of problems between neighbours
Who:Prof. Lynda Cheshire, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:16 Aug 2018, 4pm - 5pm

In this talk, Professor Lynda Cheshire will identify the experiences of neighbour problems among disadvantaged groups, the constraints upon how problems are managed, and the policy solutions required to help resolve the problem.