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Department of Social Policy and Intervention

The department hosts a range of conferences, lectures, workshops and other events, some of which are featured on this page, including our graduate research students’ conference which provides students with an opportunity to present their research findings, and an HIV/AIDS day. 

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage The role of area-based interventions in tackling child poverty. Jane Barlow 29 Nov 2017
2 Inside the 'Black Box' of the Family The family is often seen as one unit, sharing resources equally, with money being neutral whatever its origin or purpose. But research by Fran Bennett suggests this is too simple. Fran Bennett 19 Sep 2016
3 Creative Commons It takes a village: Meeting the complex needs of poverty-impacted youth and their families, locally and globally Mary McKay, Professor and Director, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, New York University, delivered the Astor Visiting Lecture on 21 May 2015. Mary McKay 27 May 2015
4 Creative Commons Research, Policy, and Societal Perspectives on New Psychoactive Substances Part four of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Harry Sumnall 19 May 2015
5 Creative Commons Alcohol Policy and Its Societal impact Part three of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Colin Drummond 19 May 2015
6 Creative Commons Adolescent Substance Use: What Do We Think We Know, Should We Intervene and if so, When? Part two of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Alex Sutherland 19 May 2015
7 Creative Commons Drug Control, Human Rights and Bridging 'Parallel Universes' Part one of the 'Interventional Perspectives on Substance Use and Misuse' seminar series which took place in Hilary Term 2014. Rick Lines 19 May 2015
8 Making a Difference: Policy, Practice and Human Rights Jacqueline Bhabha gives a the centinary alumni lecture for the Department of Social Policy and Intervention on the challenges and successes of defending the human rights of refugees and immigrants Jacqueline Bhabha 14 May 2014
9 Creative Commons Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference Keynote Speech 2 Prof Laurence Moore, Director of the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement gives a talk for the Graduate Student Research Conference on 19 October 2012. Laurence Moore 14 Jan 2013
10 Creative Commons Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference Keynote Speech 1 Dr Philip Davies, Deputy Director at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, gives a keynote talk for the Department of Social Policy and Intervention Graduate Research Student Conference on October 19 2012. Philip Davies 14 Jan 2013
11 Creative Commons HIV and AIDS - Special lecture for Oxford AIDS Research Day 2012 Mark Heywood reflects on the impact of HIV and AIDS for the 4th Annual HIV / AIDS Student Research day. Mark Heywood 27 Nov 2012
12 Will the U.S. Health Reform Survive and Flourish? Theda Skocpol delivers a talk at the Oxford Institute of Social Policy, based in part on her new book with Larry Jacobs, "Health Care Reform and American Politics". Theda Skocpol 09 Jul 2012