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The role of trials in robust evaluations of school-based interventions

The drive for evidence-based interventions and consequently evidence-based practice has long started to influence research and practice beyond health care.  One key research methodology in this space are randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Based on material relating to some current research projects in the area of "in-classroom" interventions the talk will discuss key ideas in the development of practice-relevant tr...

The mechanism of survival

19 April, 14:30 - 16:00 - Gil Martin, lecturer in social work emphases the importance of substance ‘use’, rather than ‘misuse’ in understanding the mechanism of survival.   Part of the Disruptive Research Seminar Series Seminars will be held monthly in the Dalhousie Building at the University of Dundee...