Professor Joanne Neale from Department of Social Work and Public Health, Oxford Brookes University will present at the NDARC seminar series today at 3pm on “Fit for life: qualitative, quantitative and physiological indicators of physical activity amongst heroin users”. The seminar is in the R1 Building on the Randwick campus, 22-32 King Street. Please come to NDARC reception, R3 Building, about 10 minutes before the seminar starts.
Joanne has been the lead researcher on a number of qualitative and quantitative studies of substance misuse. Joanne was also the first co-ordinator of the national Drug Outcome Research in Scotland (DORIS) study. Her recently completed projects have included a study of drug user involvement in treatment decisions and a study of barriers to the effective treatment of injecting drug users.
Joanne's current projects include a sociological investigation of the everyday lives of recovering heroin users and a pilot study investigating problem drug use and physical activity within the prison setting.
UPDATE: A copy of Professor Neale's presentation is available here.
Image credit: Oxford Brookes University.