The SSA’s PhD Symposium is a free event for PhD students and people who are close to finishing or have recently submitted their thesis. Attendees have the opportunity to present their research and network. Book your ticket and apply to deliver a presentation by 1 September 2023 (12:00 BST). Click here if you are planning to attend both the PhD Symposium and Annual Conference for information on how you might be able to claim a reimbursement for travel and accommodation costs.
Location: Crowne Plaza Newcastle, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3SA
Date: Wednesday 8 November 2023
Time: 11:00–17:00 (approx.)
Now in its fifteenth year, our PhD Symposium brings together PhD students studying addiction-related topics so they can network, present their work in a low-key, supportive environment, and share their experiences – positive and negative. We welcome full and part-time students, studying in a range of disciplines including social sciences, laboratory sciences, and health services research. The day includes presentations from students at all stages of their PhD, as well as people who have recently submitted their thesis.
The 2022 symposium featured talks on service use and recovery, and the cognitive impacts of cannabis and alcohol, as well as a workshop on impact, inclusivity, and involvement in addictions research.
Delegates from last year said:
“Excellent research work in diverse fields of addiction”
“Interesting mix of topics discussed and friendly atmosphere”
“Very welcoming, friendly feel”
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