I-SPHERE hosts a series of online seminars throughout the year with guest speakers from across the UK and beyond.

Everyone is welcome to attend, simply email email j.mcintyre@hw.ac.uk to receive the link for the relevant seminar.

You can also watch our 2020-2021 seminars again at the links below.


Young people, food insecurity and COVID 19

Date: February 17, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by I-SPHERE and Oak Foundation 2020 research intern Charlotte McPherson

Moral Framing of Drug Testing of Welfare Recipients in Australia

Date: January 20, 2021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Katie Curchin from Australian National University

Cultivating the ethical society: charity and welfare in contemporary society

Date: December 9, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Cameron Parsell and Andrew Clarke

I need to commission an evaluation – where do I start?

Date: November 19, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

I-SPHERE in partnership with the Oak Foundation and UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) are running an online event aimed at voluntary or public sector organisations in the housing and homelessness sector who want to commission research or evaluation. It will be an opportunity to hear more about the benefits of undertaking research and […]

Human Rights, freedom and social citizenship in times of pandemic

Date: November 11, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Koldo Casla

Administrative data for social policy research, potentials and pitfalls

Date: October 14, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Nick Baily

Lived Experiences of choice, control and success in Housing First

Date: September 16, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Chris Parker

Young people’s subjective experiences of social and intergenerational injustice in Scotland

Date: July 22, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Charlotte McPherson

Multiple Exclusion Homelessness, attachment and relationship with care: A missing link?

Date: June 17, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Nikoletta Theodorou

Family Values: the prioritisation of children in UK homelessness policy

Date: May 20, 2020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

Presented by Katie Colliver