Alcohol Evidence In Policy & Practice

19th - 21st November 2019

Norton House Hotel, Edinburgh

6th Masterclass on Alcohol Evidence, Public Health Policy, & Practice for Policymakers; Charities; Practitioners & Researchers.

This year’s course will feature inputs including Prof. Annie Britton from University College London, Dr Carol Emslie from Glasgow Caledonian University, Prof. Mark Petticrew from LSHTM, Dr. Mark Robinson from NHS Health Scotland and many more. We also welcome the return of highly-rated inputs from leading experts such as Katherine Severi from the Institute of Alcohol Studies and Colin Shevills of Balance North East.

“Great range of content and world-class speakers. Organisers did an amazing job including looking after us all while we were here. The mix of lectures / Q & As / panel discussions was great. Really worth taking time away from work/home to attend this.”
“Extremely informative course and relevant to current alcohol policy challenges. Good venue, convenient location and lovely setting. Module well organised and brilliant range of speakers.
“Thank you very much. It was a great privilege to listen and attend this course. Lectures and lecturers were outstanding.”
“Very informative useful training, well worth my time and travel.”
“Wonderful networking opportunity.”
“Thank you for such a brilliant training event – the content was spot on, all the presentations and sessions were really, really good and I came away feeling that I had learned masses: a rich diet of fact and opinion. I can honestly say that I have rarely – if ever – enjoyed such an event quite as much as this one.”


QUESTIONS?

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?

Anyone wishing to gain an in-depth understanding and up to date insight into evidence and innovative practice in alcohol policy in the UK and internationally. Previous participants have included people working in alcohol research, public health, policy advocacy and local or national alcohol policy from Iceland, to Canada, to Thailand, to New Zealand as well as the UK.

WHO IS ORGANISING THE COURSE?

Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald, Associate Professor in Alcohol Studies, Institute for Social Marketing, University of Stirling under the auspices of the UKPRP Consortium ‘Shaping Public Health Policies to Reduce Inequalities & Harm’ (SPECTRUM).

MORE INFORMATION?

For enquiries about the course and its suitability for your needs, please contact Dr. Niamh Fitzgerald (nniamh.fitzgerald@stir.ac.uk).

COST?

SPECTRUM scholarships are available to support attendance of up to 4 UK practitioners. Additional funding may be available for researchers to attend from low and middle income countries. The course fee is: £495 until 15th September 2019, and after that, the cost is: £575. The cost covers all lunches, refreshments and a networking dinner on the first evening. Accommodation is not included but can be booked for you on request at a special rate.

MORE INFO? / HOW TO APPLY?

You can apply here: https://goo.gl/forms

HURRY! PLACES ARE LIMITED.

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Participant numbers limited to 40 to ensure an effective learning experience and networking opportunities. Applications will not be taken after 31st October 2019.

PLACES ARE LIMITED!

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Participant numbers limited to 40 to ensure an effective learning experience and networking opportunities. Applications will not be taken after 31st October 2019.



For more information please contact our CPD team on: health.sci.cpd@stir.ac.uk
Or call: 01786 466 336