Category: Researchers


Alcohol
Interview
Researchers

Qualitative methods conference: Dr Caitlin Notley

This is the fourth in the series of videos from the Qualitative Methods Conference from March 2020. Dr Caitlin Notley from the university of East Anglia talks about using qualitative methods to develop a holistic understanding of the complex web of interactions that influence human behaviour. Caitlin talks about her PhD studying substance misuse behaviours
Interview
Research
Researchers

Qualitative methods conference: Professor Gerda Reith

The third video in our qualitative methods series features Professor Gerda Reith from the University of Glasgow. Gerda talks about using qualitative research to gain an in-depth understanding of people who gamble. She also talks about working on a five-year longitudinal qualitative study exploring how the social contexts of gambling behaviours can evolve and how
Interview
Research
Researchers

Qualitative methods conference: Dr Polly Radcliffe

This second video in our new series on qualitative addiction research features Dr Polly Radcliffe from King’s College London. Polly discusses ethnographic research with parents who use drugs and who access treatment services. And how to deal with rejection from journals! We will continue to upload one video every week from the qualitative methods conference
Gambling
Interview
Researchers
Treatment & therapies

Flashback Friday video: meta-cognitive therapy with Professor Marcantonio Spada

This week we head back to last year’s Lisbon Addictions conference. Professor Marcantonio Spada talks about how metacognitive techniques work to change our relationship with negative thoughts. In this case about problematic gambling, but with all the extra time we have spent with our thoughts recently, this has never been more relevant. So, minimise your
Research
Researchers
Videos

New series: qualitative methods conference

In a new series to promote interest in, and understanding of, qualitative addiction research, we will upload one video every week from the recent qualitative methods conference. The conference took place on 6th March 2020 and was organised and chaired by Professor Jo Neale. In the first video, Professor Carol Emslie from Glasgow Caledonian University
Interview
Researchers
Videos

Flashback Friday video: Dr Qiana Brown

In 2019, as part of the SSA Women in Addiction series, Dr Sally Marlow talked to Dr Qiana Brown about her career ‘chasing the drug’. This inspiring five minute video will definitely improve your Friday, so plug in your headphones, grab a cup of tea and press play. Qiana talks about the importance of mentors,
Drugs
News
Researchers

Dr Magdalena Harris wins the SSA Impact prize 2020

The SSA has awarded the 2020 Impact Prize to Dr Magdalena Harris. Dr Harris currently has an NIHR Career Development Fellowship Award (2017-2020) for the “Care and Prevent Study”, has been investigating injecting related harms in 455 people who inject drugs and carrying out in-depth qualitative interviews in a sub-sample of this group (n=36) to

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Covid-19

As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.