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Professor Malcolm Lader OBE, 1936-2020

Professor Malcolm Lader OBE died on 7 August 2020 following a short illness. Professor Lader was a leader in addictions research with a focus on psychopharmacology. He became world renowned for his research on benzodiazepines when they were being promoted as a harm-free alternative to barbiturates. His work on dependence and withdrawal from benzodiazepine drugs
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Qualitative methods lecture: Dr Polly Radcliffe

In the eighth, and final, instalment of the qualitative methods conference series, Dr Polly Radcliffe talks about her qualitative research on pregnancy and substance use. This lecture focuses on discourse analysis, and how it was used to explore how pregnant women who used drugs managed their identity. Polly talks about conducting interviews with pregnant and
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Smoking

Qualitative methods lecture: Dr Caitlin Notley

Welcome to week seven of the qualitative methods conference series. This is the third lecture of the series. Dr Caitlin Notley talks about the ECtra study that explored the perceptions of people using e-cigarettes for smoking cessation. The lecture covers the research team’s use of photo elicitation, Thematic Analysis, Iterative Categorisation, and ethnography. Caitlin also demonstrates,
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Qualitative methods lecture: Professor Gerda Reith

Welcome to week six of the qualitative methods conference series. The second lecture sees Professor Gerda Reith talk about the gambling careers study. This longitudinal qualitative study ran from 2006 to 2011 and involved 176 interviews. Gerda talks about how the research team managed, and analysed, large amounts of qualitative data using a matrix-based approach
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Qualitative methods lecture: Professor Carol Emslie

Welcome to week five of the qualitative methods conference series! In the first full lecture of  the series, Professor Carol Emslie talks about using qualitative methods to research alcohol use and social identity among LGBT+ people in Scotland. The lecture gives an overview of the qualitative methods (including thematic analysis) that were used, and includes
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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

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