Events

Upcoming Events
11
Oct
Starting and stopping drug use over time: Gay men's perceptions of their drug use in the Flux study
Who:Associate Professor Garrett Prestage and Mo Hammoud, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:11 Oct 2017, 4pm - 5pm

The only study of its type, Flux is a national online cohort study that examines prevalence, incidence, and factors associated with drug use over time among GBM interviewed six-monthly at follow-up. This seminar will examine drug use in the cohort, including the associations with both initiation and cessation at follow-up.

16
Nov
Emergent Sexualities: New languages, taxonomies and categories of gender, sexual identity and relationships among young people online
Who:Associate Professor Rob Cover, University of Western Australia
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:16 Nov 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Examining interview data from an ARC Discovery Project on queer youth support and belonging across two generations, this presentation accounts for the digital emergence of “micro-minority” taxonomies of sexual/gender identity, theorising new social practices in terms of digital affordances, while presenting a framework for understanding the implications of new, meaningful languages of identity categorisation for social theory.

13
Dec
Young people and sexual health: Working across cultures
Who:Dr Sarah Bernays, University of Sydney and Jessica Botfield, Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:13 Dec 2017, 3:30pm - 5pm

Dr Sarah Bernays and Jessica Botfield present on young people, sexual health and factors that influence sexual health education when working across different cultures.