Departmental lectures & seminars

At DSPI, you will enjoy outstanding opportunities to hear from renowned international scholars and network with experts in the field. Distinguished academics speak and present their work to the department at a series of seminars.  

Visit our events page for information about upcoming seminars. 

Weekly Colloquium 

DSPI research groups present their work at a weekly colloquium. This offers you a great opportunity to present material, network with staff and other students, and gain a broader understanding of research ongoing in the department. You can find more information on the Event Series page.  

Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture 

Leading figures in social policy and intervention speak at the annual Sidney Ball Memorial Lecture, named in honour of the first chairman of the Barnett House Committee. You can find more information and archives on the Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures page.