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The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

Department of Social Policy and Intervention Oxford University

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The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

    Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage

    Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage

    The role of area-based interventions in tackling child poverty. Poverty in the UK has increased significantly over the past decade. This talk examined the importance of a child’s early years, focusing on the role of parenting, and ask how we can break cycles of disadvantage. Professor Barlow discusses A Better Start - a new, innovative intervention for families in deprived areas. She is leading the national evaluation of this programme.
    This lecture was given as part of the University of Oxford's Meeting Minds Alumni Weekend in 2017.

    • 39 min
    Inside the 'Black Box' of the Family

    Inside the 'Black Box' of the Family

    The family is often seen as one unit, sharing resources equally, with money being neutral whatever its origin or purpose. But research by Fran Bennett suggests this is too simple.

    • 45 min
    It takes a village: Meeting the complex needs of poverty-impacted youth and their families, locally and globally

    It takes a village: Meeting the complex needs of poverty-impacted youth and their families, locally and globally

    Mary McKay, Professor and Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture on 21 May 2015. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 40 min
    Research, Policy, and Societal Perspectives on New Psychoactive Substances

    Research, Policy, and Societal Perspectives on New Psychoactive Substances

    Part four of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 56 min
    Alcohol Policy and Its Societal impact

    Alcohol Policy and Its Societal impact

    Part three of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 49 min
    Adolescent Substance Use: What Do We Think We Know, Should We Intervene and if so, When?

    Adolescent Substance Use: What Do We Think We Know, Should We Intervene and if so, When?

    Part two of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 42 min

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