Current Events

Theory Club

The Southgate Theory Club provides space and opportunities to think, deliberate and debate on the relevance of theories for understanding health and society. It provides an opportunity for debate and interaction between researchers, academics and professionals from diverse fields and with different experiences.

The Theory Club encourages cross-disciplinary perspectives.

Journal Club

The Southgate Journal Club assists researchers to conduct and publish good quality research relevant to the social determinants of health.

The Journal Club provides a forum for researchers to come together and participate in active discussion, to analyse recent literature in a critical way, examine methodological approaches, and consider lessons and insights for writing our own papers.

The next Journal Club will be held on Tuesday, 26 August 2014, Room 1.21, Health Sciences Building at 12.15pm. Please see the Southgate Journal Club flyer (PDF 717KB)  for further details and registration. The Impact of sexual violence ... (PDF 256KB)  and   Control in chronic condition .. (PDF 174KB) readings are available for downloading.

 Policy Club

The Southgate Policy Club addresses hot topics of interest to academics, policy makers and practitioners within government and not-for-profit sectors. Perspectives from a wide range of professionals bring both a depth and a practicality to policy agendas in relation to health, society and equity. The next Policy Club titled "Facilitating successful housing experiences and promoting health for refugees and asylum seekers" will be held in October 2014. Further details to follow closer to the date.

Early Career Researchers group

The Southgate Early Career Researchers group is open to anyone at Flinders who is researching in the areas of health, health equity and disadvantage, social determinants of health, and social science.

Researchers are encouraged to join the group if they consider themselves an Early Career Researcher, including:

  • postdocs who have completed in the not-too-distant past
  • PhD students
  • people working as research assistants or research officers (with or without a postgraduate qualification).

Both younger and more mature-age people are welcome. The next meeting titled "The Library for researchers: the inside scoop" will be held on Tuesday, 19 August 2014 at 12.30pm. Please see Southgate ECR and Learning Circle flyer (PDF 727KB)  for further details and registration.

Find out more about the Early Career Researcher group.

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