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The second PhD student and Early Career Researcher Symposium held in Edinburgh

November 30th 2018

SHAAP and SARN were delighted to organise the second PhD student and Early Career Researcher Symposium on 19 November 2018. Following the success of the first symposium in 2016, the second one was organised as an official satellite event to the 8th European Alcohol Policy Conference (EAPC). The event was attended by PhD students, ECRs, academics and clinicians affiliated with SHAAP and SARN, and attendees of the 8EAPC.

© SARN/Malcolm Cochrane Photography

The Symposium, included presentations from PhD students and ECRs at various stages of their career, ranging from early on in the PhD process to those working as postdoctoral researchers. Six of the presenters were from Scotland, one from Ireland and one from Texas, USA. Topics ranged from marketing and young people, to alcohol use in pregnancy and reducing alcohol consumption in university students.

© SARN/Malcolm Cochrane Photography

More information about this event will be made available in the New Year, when SHAAP will publish a report summarising the presentations and discussions that took place on the 19 of November. The report from the first Symposium is available here.

Presenters at the Symposium:

  • Ben Butterworth, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Susan Calnan, University College Cork
  • Clare Sharp, University of Stirling
  • Nathan Critchlow, University of Stirling
  • Max G Griswold, RAND Corporation
  • Annie Taylor, Edinburgh Napier University
© SARN/Malcolm Cochrane Photography

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