SSA Annual Conference 2017

PhD Students, please note: for 2017, our PhD Symposium has moved to the day before the main Conference. Click here for details:

Forty attendance bursaries available.

New for 2017 - for the first time, we are delighted to feature Invited Symposia sessions programmed by SSA members and funded by the SSA, and focusing on New Developments and Current Topics in Addictions. These sessions are shown in the programme, and further details are here.

Call for papers

Many thanks to all who submitted an abstract for a delegate paper presentation at our 2017 Conference.

Workshop: Demystifying qualitative data analysis in addiction research

Professor Jo Neale

A workshop for PhD students and researchers who want to learn how best to manage and interpret textual data in a way that is transparent to others. Booking for this workshop is now closed.

  • Start date: 09/11/2017
  • End date: 10/11/2017
  • Location:
    Crowne Plaza,
    Hawthorn Square, Forth Street,
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE1 3SA
    Link to Google Maps

Conference Programme

Draft programme now available:

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Society Lecturer

Delegate place prices

Place Type Thursday Only Friday Only Both days
Full price (non-member) £160 £160 £320
Full price (member) £142.50 £142.50 £285
FT Student/Unwaged £82.50 £82.50 £165
Early-bird £130 £130 £260
Register now!

Themes, speakers & posters