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We share our research by taking part in annual events like the MRC Festival of Medical Research, Glasgow Science Festival, Festival of Social Science and Pint of Science, as well as organising our own seminars, debates and exhibitions.

Milestone Year Seminar Series

Join Unit colleagues past and present, for this special series of seminars marking 20 years of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit.

We are delighted to extend this invitation to colleagues from across the University, as well as students, alumni and partner institutions.

Seminars will take place from 1-2pm (followed by tea, coffee, cakes and fruit) at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit.

Places for this special seminar series are limited, please book your place using the link below.

Milestone Year Seminar Series

Thursday 20th September 2018
Professor Graham Hart, University College London
Population health fellowships in a changing research and funding environment - book now.

Thursday 8th November 2018
Professor Steven Cummins, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
The new urban health  - book now.

Thursday 15th November 2018
Professor Danny Wight, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit
Perpetuating global inequalities in the knowledge economy: reflections from 20 years of public health research in East Africa - book now.

Thursday 29th November 2018
Dr Carol Emslie, Glasgow Caledonian University
From Hogarth’s Gin Lane to “New booze death map shame of Scottish women”: taking the long view on women, men and alcohol research - book now.

Thursday 6th December 2018
Professor Mark Petticrew, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Researching the commercial determinants of health - book now.

Thursday 13th December 2018
Professor Anne Ellaway, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit
Does where you live affect your health? Thirty years of research at SPHSU - book now.

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Hacking for health - 5th-7th October 2018


Hacking for Health is an exciting 48-hour event connecting software engineers, graphic designers and other creatives to develop innovative software, tools and visualisations about the complex nature of the major challenges in public health.

We have amazing prizes for the winning teams. Refreshments will be provided throughout the weekend. 

When and where? 

The event will start on Friday 5th of October at 3:30pm and continue to Sunday 7th of October (presentations and awards 3pm-5pm). Our venue is the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit offices in Glasgow city centre: 

Top floor, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow G2 3AX

Click here for details & registration.