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Street Drugs Wales Conference 2019

SURG at University of South Wales, Barod and Kaleidoscope have collaborated with the team that brought Street Drugs in the Northern Powerhouse, and Street Drugs in the Big Smoke, to put this event on in Cardiff. 

The conference was extremely well received by academics and practitioners who attended it. For an excellent write-up about the event, please press here and our own news piece.

'Is the Dragon still Smoking?' brought to Wales experts in the field to share their knowledge, challenge our thinking and encourage innovative responses to the issues we face in our country. Speakers included:

  • Nuno Capaz (Lisbon Dissuasion Commission)

  • Alex Stevens (Professor of Criminology at The University of Kent)

  • Katy MacLeod (Scottish Drugs Forum)

  • Katy Holloway (Professor of Criminology at the University of South Wales)

  • Tom May (Research Fellow at the Centre for Criminology, University of South Wales)

  • Neil Woods (LEAP UK)

  • Silje Bakken (PhD fellow in the department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen)

  • Christine Schierano (Public Health Institute, Liverpool John Moorse University)

  • Henry Simmons (The Loop)

  • Joshua Torrance (The Loop)