Year 1


Seminar 1: ‘Building the Care Act: Evidence-based Policy or Policy-based Evidence?’

When: –, Friday 22nd January 2016

Where: The Salvin Room, Keele Hall, Keele University, see campus map

Host: Alison Brammer

Chair: Michael Preston-Shoot

Speakers: Gary Fitzgerald, Claire Crawley, Lynne Phair


Seminar 2: ‘“New” Categories of Abuse & Neglect’

When: May 20th 2016

Where: Executive Business Centre, Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus, see campus map. There are many hotels around the area, and the venue is easily accessible from the train station (5 mins walk), airport (small taxi ride), roads in (A338 Wessex Way) The following hotels are within close proximity:
Ramada Encore, BH12NS £79
Premier Inn, Bournemouth East (Lynton Court), BH1 3PA- £45
Premier Inn, Westcliff, BH2 5QU- £39
Russell Court Hotel, BH1 2EP £59

Host: Jonathan Parker

Speakers: Professor Suzy Braye, Rod landman, Professor Gary Craig


Seminar 3: ‘Safeguarding & Devolution: UK Perspectives’

When: September 22nd 2016

Where: Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Centre, University of Bedfordshire, Luton Campus, LU1 3JU. Please see the Luton Campus map for details.The venue is easily accessible from Luton Station (not Luton Airport Parkway) from where it is a five minute walk.

The following hotels are within close proximity:
Icon Hotel, 15 Stuart StreetLuton LU1 2SA £89*
King William Hotel, Mangrove Green | CockernhoeLuton LU2 8QE, England £45*



Host: Michael Preston-Shoot

Speakers (further details to be released): 

Lorna Montgomery, Northern Ireland,

Professor John Williams, Wales

Kathryn Mackay, Scotland.