Sunday, April 27, 2014

New Directions Conference 2014

New Directions 2014 Conference
Alcohol Matters... Learning from Scottish Experiences

Wednesday 23rd - Saturday 26th April 2014

Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Dundee, Scotland

The conference featured three distinct research symposiums:
 Will Independence Change Scotland’s Relationship with Alcohol?
 What researchWhat Price a Unit? An exploration of Minimum Unit Pricing research
 Interventions focusInterventions and research focus - an in-depth look at the broad base of Scottish Alcohol Brief Interventions research

This years conference brought together key figures involved in Scottish based contemporary alcohol research. As well as the focus on Scottish Independence, MUP and ABIs, our 2014 conference included our acclaimed annual symposium showcasing new research funded by Alcohol Research UK (formerly AERC).

Prof. Jonathan Chick (Queen Margaret’s University)
Prof. John Booth Davies (University of Strathclyde)
Andrew McAuley (NHS Health Scotland)
Mike Inglis (Governor, HMP Perth)
Dr Robert Peat (Care Inspectorate)
Prof. Niamh Fitzgerald (Robert Gordon’s Univesity)
The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group
Tayside Council on Alcohol


Here you can read a personal summary of the Dundee conference produced by me for the final session, where we plan future conferences,