‘Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families’ Conference
Coolmine attend historical women-led conference
History was made last week when a few of our staff recently travelled to the Manchester Metropolitan University Campus for the first ever ‘Drugs, Alcohol, Women and Families’ conference!
Our research assistant, Eva Delaney presented on her PHD study which looked at the visibility of women in the Irish Drug Policy. She did a fantastic job!
Other speakers at the event included Dr Sally Marlow, Public Engagement Fellow in the Addictions Department at King’s College London’s Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience; Ms Lavinia Black Kings College Addictions Service User Research Group; Professor Elizabeth Ettore, an internationally renowned feminist sociologist in the area of substance misuse, genetics, reproduction and auto ethnography from the University of Liverpool and Honorary Professor Aarhuus University, University of Plymouth and Docent in Sociology Abo Akademi Helsinki.
Finally, our congratulations to Dr Joanne Fenton and Dr Molly Bardin on their poster presentation!