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Posted on 1st Feb 2024
SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasionals 2024   Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to invite you to the 2024 series of the Alcohol Occasionals around the theme: Transforming Scotland’s Relationship with Alcohol.   The webinar series will be hosted online using Zoom, and registrants will receive a link to join. Registration will...
Posted on 7th Jul 2023
The event recording is now available for our first Alcohol Occasional of 2023.   Dr Elena Dimova presented findings from a recent qualitative study, which explored key experts’ views in relation to policy priorities and considerations for alcohol availability. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 14 experts from third sector organisations, government, public health and alcohol licensing. Experts were asked about their...
Posted on 15th Dec 2022
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite researchers to submit their research proposals for the 2023 Alcohol Occasionals series on the theme Alcohol in a changing world. We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their research relating to this theme. The occasionals will take place online. There will...
Posted on 1st Apr 2022
Minimum Unit Pricing: Qualitative study of the experiences of homeless drinkers, street drinkers and service providers | Dr Elena Dimova, Glasgow Caledonian University | 31 March | Research presentation | Event report Youth drinking in decline: Implications for policy and practice | Dr Inge Kersbergen, University of Sheffield & Dr Laura Fenton, University of Sheffield and University of Manchester |...
Posted on 21st Dec 2021
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) invite researchers to submit their research proposals for the 2022 Alcohol Occasionals series on the theme Alcohol and Society. We are interested to hear from researchers from any discipline who wish to share their research relating to this theme. We envisage these seminars will all take place online or...
Posted on 19th Jan 2021
Beyond behaviours: How health inequality theory can enhance our understanding of the ‘alcohol harm paradox’ | Jennifer Boyd, University of Sheffield | 20 January | Research presentation | Event report Exploring men’s alcohol consumption in the context of becoming a father: A scoping review | Dr Elena Dimova, Glasgow Caledonian University (joint event with the Institute of Alcohol Studies, IAS)...
Posted on 25th Oct 2020
*** Please note: We are no longer accepting new submissions *** The 2021 SARN/SHAAP Alcohol Occasionals will be based on the theme of inequalities. This could include alcohol research regarding: deprivation; gender inequalities; COVID-19 and inequalities; BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities; progressive vs. regressive alcohol policy; the homeless (including Managed Alcohol Programmes).  We are interested to hear from...
Posted on 27th Jun 2018
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to organise the lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics, over lunch in the historic Royal College of...
Posted on 28th Oct 2017
SHAAP/SARN ‘Alcohol Occasionals’ 2017-2018 Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to organise the lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics, over lunch in the...
Posted on 8th Aug 2017
SHAAP/SARN ‘ALCOHOL OCCASIONAL’ LUNCHTIME SEMINARS 2017-2018 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ‘ALCOHOL AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’ Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are proud to support the free lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars which showcase new and innovative research on alcohol use. All of the seminars are run in conjunction with and held at the Royal...
Posted on 7th Jul 2016
Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to announce a Call for Proposals to present at our lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to hear and discuss alcohol related topics, over...
Posted on 24th Sep 2015
SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasional Seminars, 2015–16: Alcohol, Europe and the World Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) and the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (SARN) are pleased to announce our programme for the lunchtime ‘Alcohol Occasional’ seminars, 2015-16. These showcase innovative research on alcohol use and provide the chance for researchers, practitioners and policy makers and members of the public to...