News and Events

News and Events

This CISHE website is an archive of past work conducted between 2003 - 2012. Please visit either DECIPHer or the School of Social Sciences for current information.



Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Alcohol and Young People (IPAP) - seminar 3
Wednesday 11th July 2012, 2pm, Committee Room 1, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University.
Speaker: Professor David Foxcroft (Oxford Brookes University). Title: 'Prevention frameworks, theories and evidence: a critical perspective'. Attendance is free, but to assist with catering we ask that you register in advance by emailing Jeremy Segrott. Further information is available at


Below, CISHE was awarded a certificate of commendation at the Tobacco Excellence Awards by ASH Wales on the 2nd November 2011 for the research project Changes in Child Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke (CHETS) Wales.

Professor Laurence Moore hosted a parallel session on Lifestyle factors in cancer prevention at the 7th NCRI Cancer Conference, 6th - 9th November in Liverpool.


Below Professor Gareth Williams was invited to give the Wolfson Research Institute's annual lecture on the 28th October 'Connecting Communities: Resilience, Resistence and Well-being'
Professor Laurence Moore was invited to present at a Scientific evidence and recommendations workshop in Stockholm in October looking at the grading of evidence in public health.
On the 8th December 2011, Professor Gareth Williams was interviewed about life expectancy differences between the rich and the poor in Wales on BBC Radio Wales, Drive Time show.


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'Eye on Wales' - Life Expectancy. BBC Radio Wales (24.07.2011). Producers: Andy Fry and Jenny Johnson, featuring Professor Gareth Williams

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Recent Publications

Health Challenge Wales: Evidence for Policy Seminar Series, Seminar 18


Title: Smoking and Pregnancy: future directions for policy, practice and research

Date: 26th June 2012

Location: Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University

For further information and to book a place, please contact: Zoe Macdonald - Email: or download the booking form

The Julian Tudor Hart annual lecture series

Cardiff Institute of Society and Health and PHA Cymru hosted the sixth lecture in the Julian Tudor Hart annual lecture series on 7th December 2011. Professor Allyson Pollock, Queen Mary, University of London, presented 'In Place of Fear: Can Wales resist the English onslaught of market driven health care?'

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The seventh lecture in the annual Julian Tudor Hart lecture series will take place at Cardiff University's Glamorgan Building on 11th July 2012. More details will be provided in the New Year

To reserve your place at this event please contact Zoe Macdonald

Health, Well Being and Social Care Thematic Group Seminar Series

The Health, Well Being and Social Care Thematic Group holds monthly seminars to encourage collaborative work and to provide an informal and supportive forum for activities ranging from research presentations to discussions of data analysis and the research process. 

Date: 20th June 2012, 11am

Title: Think Tanks as Research Mediators

Judith Tomlinson, Global Public Health Unit, University of Edinburgh

Venue: CISHE seminar room (1-3) Museum Place

These meetings are free and it is not necessary to book a place - just attend on the day. If you would like to join the Health, Well Being and Social Care Thematic Group seminar email list and receive regular mailings and updates regarding these events, please contact Dr Eva Elliott.


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