CoSS Inaugural Lectures Back to 'Events across the college' The College of Social Sciences is proud to present our Inaugural Lecture series. An Inaugural Lecture is a key milestone in any academic's career, signifying their promotion to 'Professor'. It is an opportunity for our new professorial colleagues to present their innovative research first-hand and we look forward to sharing the experience with you. All of these events are free of charge and attendance is open to all. View the descriptions below to learn more and register for an event. Previous Lectures Mind the gap: bridging healthcare management and researchFind out about the inaugural lecture of Professor Judith Smith, on integrating research and practice in healthcare management. Closing the Mental Health Treatment Gap: Time for a new paradigm?Find out about the inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Burstow, on the current mental health policy landscape and possible future solutions. Do we expect too much of leaders?Find out about the inaugural lecture of Professor Catherine Staite, on leadership in the public sector. Sustainable development: Accounting and the citizenFind out about the inaugural lecture of Professor Ian Thomson, on sustainability in business. New ways of making sense: social perspectives on unease, mental distress and recoveryFind out about the inaugural lecture of Professor Jerry Tew, on mental health policy. Upcoming inaugural lectures No more inaugural lectures are currently planned for the academic year 2016-17. If you'd like to know more about future inaugural lectures, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.