Seminars

I-SPHERE hosts a series of seminars throughout the year with guest speakers from across the UK and beyond.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Unless otherwise specified, seminars are held in the William Arrol Building, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS.

Directions and a campus map

Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

For further information and to be added to our seminar circulation list contact Jill – j.mcintyre@hw.ac.uk


Seminar Series 2019-2020

Start date: June 1, 2019

End date: September 1, 2019

Our seminars are now finished for the academic year.  Thanks to all who presented and participated.  We are currently working on our next seminar series programme for September 2019-June 2020 and will publish details in due course.

I-SPHERE Seminar – Claire Frew

Date: December 4, 2019

Time: 15:45-17:00

Location: William Arrol Building, Heriot-Watt University

Claire Frew from Glasgow Homelessness Network is presenting a seminar on Wednesday 4th December.  Put it in your diary and watch this space for more information to follow.

I-SPHERE Seminar – Megan Park

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Time: 15:45 - 17:00

Location: William Arrol Building, Heriot-Watt

Our recent Oak Foundation research intern Megan Park will present the outcomes of her research on the use of Discretionary Housing Payments at our Christmas seminar on Wednesday 18TH December.  As well as fascinating insights and debates there will be mince pies!

Read more about Megan and her report on Discretionary Housing Payments

I-SPHERE Seminar – Autumn Roesch-Marsh

Date: January 22, 2020

Time: 15:45-17:00

Location: William Arrol Building, Heriot-Watt University

Wellbeing and Transition: The needs of BME, migrant and refugee children and their families

 Autumn Roesch-Marsh from Edinburgh University will be presenting a seminar on the needs of BME, migrant and refugee children and families following her fantastic work in this area.  Join us in the William Arrol Building at Heriot Watt for insights, debate, soft refreshments and cakes at our first seminar of 2020.