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

Lunchtime seminars

Our lunchtime seminars are usually held on a Thursday from 1-2pm at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit. 

Please see below for details of our upcoming seminars. 

 For further information about the series, please contact


Date  SpeakersTitle
13/02/2020  Dr Mark Robinson, Public Health Intelligence Principal, Public Health Observatory, NHS Health Scotland Improving the view of Scotland’s health: the influence of a public health observatory on informing and evaluating public policy in Scotland 
20/02/2020 Prof Adrian Davis, Professor of Transport and Health, Edinburgh Napier University  Transport & Health: A journey begun 
27/02/2020 Prof John Ashton CBE Practicing Public Health: An eyewitness account

Policy seminar - basic income in Scotland

Our next policy seminar will take place on Tuesday 21st January 2020, from 1-2pm, at the SPHSU, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow.

'Prospects for basic income in Scotland: supporting and constraining factors' with Marcia Gibson (Investigator Scientist, SPHSU) and Wendy Hearty (Basic Income Project Manager at the Improvement Service).

Please register by email:


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