Scientific Programme

Welcome to the Society for Social Medicine & Population Health Annual Scientific Meeting Programme 2020. 

Please click the links below to see the Oral and Poster Programmes;

Oral Programme

Poster Programme

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Tuesday 8th September 2020

9.30 - 12.30 ECR Workshop 
15.00 - 16.30 Workshops (Parallel) 
  Workshop 1: "Promises and pitfalls for secondary data analysis and synthesis of qualitative research"
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  Workshop 2: Policy Evaluation: a comprehensive European approach by the JPI HDHL Network PEN
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  Workshop 3: Accessing and using health data from the UK Data Service
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Wednesday 9th September 2020

12.00 - 12.30 CLOSER Discovery session 

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14.00 - 15.15 Welcome
  Cochrane Lecture - Danny Dorling
Constructing the story of 2020 - myths, miasma, messaging and models - from Cholera to COVID-19
15.30 - 17.00 Parallel Session 1

Thursday 10th September 2020

9.30 - 10.30 Parallel Session 2 
10.30 - 12.30 Poster Sessions
13.00 - 13.30 SSM Virtual Coffee and Networking
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13.45 - 14.45 Parallel Session 3 
15.00 - 16.00 Pemberton Lecture - Harry Rutter 
‘Build back better’: the role of academia in translating optimistic slogan to meaningful action post-COVID-19
16.00 - 17.00 AGM
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Friday 11th September 2020

9.30 - 10.30 Parallel Session 4 
10.45 - 12.45 Plenary 3 - CV19 and Inequalities 
10.45 - 10.50 Introductions
 10.50 - 11.05 Michael Marmot
Social justice and health equity 
 11.05 - 11.20 Michelle Kelly-Irving
Health inequalities in a time of pandemic: plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose
 11.20 - 11.35 Margaret Whitehead
The aftermath of Covid-19: the long-term impact on inequalities in child health and development
 11.35 - 11.40 Break
 11.40 - 11.55 Vittal Katikireddi
Ethnicity and COVID-19: What do we know so far?
 11.55 - 12.10 Gerry McCartney
The health and health inequality impacts of lockdown: trading off benefits and risks
12.10 - 12.45 Panel discussion / Q&A
12.45 - 13.00 Closing session and welcome to Liverpool