Programme 2018-19

The Michaelmas Term 2018 events were held in partnership with the series ‘Conversations in Care’, as part of the seminar series: The Green Templeton College Health and Care Studies Seminars organised by the Fellows of Green Templeton College, Oxford.

Health economics and genomics: what do we know and what remains to be done?
Wednesday 12 June 2019, 18:00

Professor Deborah Schofield of Australia’s Macquarie University, delivered this Health & Care Studies seminar. Unravelling the human genome is one of the most remarkable achievements of our generation. This seminar answered questions about the scope of the impact of genomic medicine and how it fits with our economic and the policy environment. It reported on our findings of cost effectiveness of the use of genomic testing and the scale of the impacts of genetic conditions on the social and economic prospects of families.

Reform of Social Care Funding in Britain
Thursday 15 November 2018, 18:00
Read a report from this seminar

Speaker:
Laura Gardiner, Research Director, Resolution Foundation.

Discussant:
Kate Barker, Chairman, King’s Fund Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England

Chair:
Professor Mary Daly, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Oxford

Sustainable Care Systems: Lessons from the Four UK Nations
Thursday 11 October 2018, 18:30
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Speakers:
Professor Catherine Needham and Patrick Hall, University of Birmingham

Chair:
Professor Mary Daly, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Oxford

Overview:
Twenty years on from devolution, the research project seeks to understand what has happened to the care systems and care outcomes in the four devolved administrations.