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November 2018

October Bulletin 2018

  Hello and welcome to our October bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and more. SCPHRP is on the move again! We have moved offices for the second in six months and hope we can now settle for a while. Our address is 9 Hope Park Square Edinburgh, EH8 9NW It […]

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September 2018

September Bulletin 2018

Hello and welcome to our September bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and more. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to all new and existing students who joined us at the University of Edinburgh this month! Autumn is now upon us and September has been a busy month welcoming students […]

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July 2018

SCPHRP Has Moved!

Many of you may know that SCPHRP was funded for ten years until June 2018 by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Chief Scientist Office (CSO). After five years based within the Usher Institute, we are delighted to announce that SCPHRP will continue to operate as a research centre within The University of Edinburgh at the School of Health […]

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June 2018

Our Outdoors

A new citizen science project exploring how shared (public) outdoor spaces affect health and wellbeing. This project is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC) who in the summer of 2017 selected the project as their citizen science project. The project aims to understand the impact shared (e.g. public) outdoor spaces have on the health […]

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May 2018

May Bulletin 2018

Hello and welcome to our May bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and more. Cathy’s Relaxation Story SCPHRPs Jane Hartley, Sam Bain and John McAteer have developed a support resource for kinship carers: ‘Cathy’s Relaxation Story‘. Kinship carers are family members (often grandparents or aunts and uncles) who take care of children […]

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May 2018

Evaluation of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

**FREE SEMINAR** Tuesday 29 May 2pm to 3pm Dr Sarah Cotterill, Centre for Biostatistics, School of Health Sciences, The University of Manchester The NHS and Diabetes UK are introducing a new scheme called Healthier You: the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP). We will introduce the DIPLOMA research programme, based at the University of Manchester […]

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April 2018

April Bulletin 2018

Hello and welcome to our April bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and much much more.     Our Outdoors drop-in event Thank you to everyone who took in our Experimentarium event at the Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF) between 9th to 13th April at Summerhall. Hundreds of people took part in a number of […]

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April 2018

A systematic review of adolescent physiological development and its relationship with health related behaviour

Adolescence is a time when major changes take place in the body. As such, it is a unique time of change offering the chance to influence young people’s health choices. The aim of this review is to understand the relationship between bodily changes and health-related behaviours in adolescence. Read more…

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April 2018

Focus group participants wanted!

Are you a first year student? Do you think you are physically active for less than 2.5 hours per week?Would you like a £15 Love2Shop voucher and lunch in return for sharing your experiences?

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April 2018

Experimentarium: Our Outdoors – How Healthy are Public Outdoor Spaces?

Summerhall (Mainhall) 9th – 13th April 11am-4pm Come and see us at Summerhall this Easter as we take part in the 30th Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF). We are running a drop-in event as part of the festival’s Experimentarium about how the outdoor environments we spend time in can impact our health. Come along and […]

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April 2018

Adolescents and health-related behaviour: using a framework to develop interventions to support positive behaviours

Adolescents and health-related behaviour: using a framework to develop interventions to support positive behaviours Jan Pringle, Lawrence Doi, Divya Jindal-Snape, Ruth Jepson and John McAteer Abstract Background: Experimentation is a natural part of adolescent maturation. In conjunction with increased exposure tobehaviours such as alcohol or substance use, and the potentially intensified influence of peer groups, […]

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March 2018

March Bulletin 2018

  Hello and welcome to our March bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and much much more.     News: Changes within SCPHRP from 1st July 2018 Some of you may be aware that the SCPHRP core MRC and CSO funding ceases in its present form at the end of June 2018.  We […]

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March 2018

UPDATE: The ‘Healthy University of the Future’ hackathon

In partnership with University Sport and Exercise and the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC), SCPHRP ran an event during the Festival of Creative Learning to get students to think about health in the university setting and to design solutions to health challenges facing students. Two teams of students worked on diverse health topics. […]

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February 2018

February Bulletin 2018

Hello and welcome to our February bulletin. Bringing you our usual mix of news, publications, project updates and much much more.   SCPHRPs trip to New Zealand & Oz Ruth Jepson and John McAteer recently returned from New Zealand and Australia. They were sharing the work of SCPHRP during a number of invited talks at Massey University, University of […]

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February 2018

‘How to Undertake a Systematic Review' (2 day course)

SCPHRPs Dr Ruth Jepson will be running a two day course ‘How to Undertake a Systematic Review organised by Edinburgh WTCRF, Education Programme on Monday 19th March and Tuesday 20th March. Day 1. An introduction to systematic reviews The day will include the following topics: What are systematic reviews and why are they important? Different types of systematic […]

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February 2018

A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls

A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls Yvonne Laird (SCPHRP), Samantha Fawkner (Physical Activity for Health Research Centre, University of Edinburgh), Ailsa Niven (Physical Activity for Health Research Centre). Purpose Adolescent girls are not sufficiently active to achieve health benefits. Social support from friends and family has been positively associated with physical […]

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February 2018

New funding for SCPHRP's Hannah Biggs

SCPHRP’s Hannah Biggs has received funding from the Institute for Academic Development at Edinburgh University (IAD), the UoE innovation Initiative Grant. The funding is to evaluate Well!Bingo, a public health intervention for women over 55 in bingo clubs. This project is a collaboration with the University of Stirling. Well done Hannah Contact Hannah at hannah.biggs@ed.ac.uk

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January 2018

January Bulletin 2018

Welcome to our January Bulletin 2018     …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Healthy University of the Future Hackathon Join us to help design innovative solutions to improve student health. We are looking for students from across the University of Edinburgh to take part in a hackathon to design a ‘Healthy University of the Future’. During the event, you […]

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January 2018

The 'Conflict, it's all about the brain…or is it?' conference

SCPHRP’s Jane Hartley was fortunate enough to attend the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution’s national conference ‘Conflict, it’s all about the brain…or is it?’ It was a fantastic day held at the Glasgow Science Centre with really interesting speakers. The day was showcasing new work around ‘the emotional homunculus’, the drug cabinet in your mind! Check […]

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January 2018

Healthy University of the Future hackathon

A hackathon is a timed competition-style event where teams are expected to get creative and work collaboratively and come up with a design or idea Join us to help design innovative solutions to improve student health.We are looking for students from across the University of Edinburgh to take part in a hackathon to design a […]

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January 2018

New funding for SCPHRP's Yvonne Laird

Congratulations to SCPHRP’s Yvonne Laird who has been awarded funding from the UoE innovation Initiative Grant Designing a ‘Healthy University of the future’ This coincides with funding from the Institute for Academic Development to run an event during the Festival of Creative learning. The grant will be used to conduct focus groups with low active first […]

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January 2018

New funding for SCPHRP's Jane Hartley

Congratulations to SCPHRP’s Jane Hartley who has won three funding bids for work in 2018. The first two funds are from the Institute for Academic Development at Edinburgh University (IAD). The funds will be used to host a workshop series. The first workshop will be held in March 2018: Relax, Relate and Create Workshop: A […]

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December 2017

December Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our December Bulletin 2017   WINTER MAGAZINE ONLINE NOW In this edition of the magazine, we are saying goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018 by showcasing some of the projects SCPHRP has been working on over the past year, while also giving updates from other organisations in Edinburgh. A few topics to […]

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December 2017

British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise conference

SCPHRP’s Yvonne Laird presented ‘A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls‘ at the British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise conference in Glasgow this month. You can read her presentation here. For further information, please email Yvonne at yvonne.laird@ed.ac.uk @YLaird206

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November 2017

November Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – November Bulletin 2017   ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… SCPHRP NEWS New report: Next steps for action on tobacco control SCPHRP’s Dr Yvonne Laird, Dr John McAteer and NHS Health Scotland (Dr Garth Reid, Dr Fiona Myers) have published a report of expert views on successes, challenges and future actions on tobacco control […]

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November 2017

The Lancet Public Health Science conference

SCPHRP systematic reviewer, Jan Pringle, attended The Lancet Public Health Science conference in London on 24th November. Scotland’s lead in minimum alcohol pricing was mentioned several times during the day, including during the first few introductory comments by Richard Horton from The Lancet. Jan gave an oral poster presentation regarding the early learning and childcare […]

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November 2017

Tobacco control policy in Scotland: A qualitative study of expert views on successes, challenges and future actions

In 2013 the Scottish Government launched its tobacco strategy: ‘Creating a tobacco-free generation: A Tobacco Control Strategy for Scotland’ (Scottish Government, 2013). The strategy outlined 46 proposed actions with the aim of making Scotland tobacco-free by 2034. A review of the 2013 tobacco control strategy was published in August 2017 (Reid et al, 2017). It […]

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November 2017

Media release: Embargoed until 00:01 Thursday 23 November 2017: Next steps for action on tobacco control

New report: Next steps for action on tobacco control The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) (Dr Yvonne Laird, Dr John McAteer) and NHS Health Scotland (Dr Garth Reid, Dr Fiona Myers) have published a report of expert views on successes, challenges and future actions on tobacco control policy in Scotland. The […]

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November 2017

National Youth work Conference

On Tuesday 14th November Hannah Biggs attended the National Youth work Conference hosted by YouthLink Scotland and NHS Health Scotland at the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld. The theme of the conference was “Young People, Mental Health and Wellbeing.” The day involved a number of plenary presentations as well as interactive breakout sessions about work being […]

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November 2017

Stress Awareness Day

The 1st of November 2017 was National Stress Awareness Day at Edinburgh University, Little France campus and SCPHRP was invited to take part to highlight this important campaign. As well as showcasing some of our work, Jane Hartley conducted several relaxation skills sessions as part of her ‘Relaxation resource for Kinship Carers‘ project, all sessions were well […]

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October 2017

October Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – October Bulletin 2017 …………………………………………………………………………………. Call for entries: Winter 2017 eMag We are currently planning our Winter eMagazine, and would again like to invite contributions from researchers, policy makers and practitioners. We’re looking for articles, images, video, audio, conversation and more… If you are interested in contributing, please contact Sam […]

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October 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES: SCPHRP Winter eMag

  We are currently planning our Winter eMagazine, and would again like to invite contributions from researchers, policy makers and practitioners. We’re looking for articles, images, video, audio, conversation and more.. If you are interested in contributing, please contact Sam at Samantha.Bain@ed.ac.uk or John at John.McAteer@ed.ac.uk (DEADLINE Monday 13 November) You can read our Summer eMag […]

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October 2017

Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference 2017

SCPHRP attended the Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference 2017: Public Health in Scotland, Transcending Boundaries in early November.   Stephen Malden, Greig Inglis, Yvonne Laird & Larry Doi presented at this year’s conference. Presentations…. An evaluation of a physical activity and peer support intervention for people experiencing homelessness: Street Fit Scotland – Stephen Malden Experiences of […]

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October 2017

The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in the General Population of Scottish Children in the first 8 years of life

SCPHRP’s Alexandra Blair attended the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Conference at the University of Stirling (October 11-13, 2017) to present work by Dr. Louise Marryat and Professor John Frank on the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the general population of Scottish children. Theirs is the first study to use longitudinal […]

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October 2017

The UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence conference 2017

Royal College of Physicians, London 29 June 2017 The UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence are building academic capacity, increasing infrastructure and promoting multi-disciplinary working in public health research in the UK. The Centres are bringing leading research experts together with practitioners, policy makers and wider stakeholders to tackle complex public health issues. The […]

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October 2017

A relaxation resource for kinship carers

Our goal Our goal was to design a support resource for kinship carers. Kinship carers – often grandparents – are family members who take care of children when the birth-parents are no longer able to care for them due to circumstances such as ill-health, addiction, abuse or bereavement. The kinship carers are often from deprived communities […]

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October 2017

A new Citizen Science project

A new citizen science project This month SCPHRP is beginning a new citizen science project exploring how shared (public) outdoor spaces affect health and wellbeing. This project is supported by the Medical Research Council (MRC) who in the summer of 2017 selected the project as their citizen science project. About the project Good quality outdoor […]

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September 2017

September bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – September Bulletin 2017 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Welcome to our new PhD students Mary Allison is co-supervised by Ailsa Niven (PAHRC) and SCPHRPs Ruth Jepson and will be undertaking a PhD on Workplace Step Count Challenges. Mary’s on twitter @MaryWestview   Gosaye Fida is co-supervised by Ruth and Charlotte Clarke (Health in […]

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September 2017

Children in Scotland’s (CIS) Networking Event

SCPHRP at Children in Scotland’s Networking Event (September 19, 2017) SCPHRP’s Hannah Biggs and Alexandra Blair attended Children in Scotland’s (CIS) Networking Event on September 19, 2017 at Dovecot Studios (Edinburgh). Over the course of the evening, CIS unveiled their new branding and premiered a short film outlining their vision. The event also presented a […]

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September 2017

Step Count Challenge

SCPHRP is going for the Autumn Step Count challenge for the first time! The Step Count Challenge aims to get people more active through walking more in our day-to-day lives. We’ll give an update once we get going! Exercise & Physical Activity Research has shown that exercise not only provides a reduction in stress levels but […]

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September 2017

Introduction to Closer: Longitudinal resources for teaching & research

Introduction to Closer: Longitudinal resources for teaching & research **PLEASE NOTE THE DATE HAS NOW CHANGED FROM 10 OCTOBER TO 9 OCTOBER at Practice Suite (1.15), 1st Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD. This workshop will introduce delegates to CLOSER’s range of longitudinal resources and highlight opportunities for life course […]

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September 2017

Forest School Project

What we did: Spending time in Forest Schools may have an influence the health of teenagers and how they feel. This study aimed to find out girls experiences of the Nature Unlimited programme. The primary researcher (Jillian Manner) interviewed Forest School participants this past fall in order to understand their experiences in the program. The […]

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September 2017

LANDSCAPE REVIEW OF OBESITY RESEARCH IN SCOTLAND: AN UPDATE

IN 2015 SCPHRP members Ruth Jepson, Michelle Estrade, Stephen Malden and Daryll Archibald carried out a landscape review of current and ongoing obesity research that has been conducted on Scottish populations in the last decade, on behalf of NHS Health Scotland. This research was intended to supplement revisions that were being made to Scotland’s Obesity […]

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September 2017

SCPHRP Summer eMag 2017

Welcome to the Summer edition of the SCPHRP magazine, our second edition of 2017 We have had a busy 2017 so far at SCPHRP, we’ve said hello to a whole load of new people and said goodbye to a few. In this edition of the magazine we are sharing updates on some of the exciting […]

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September 2017

European Respiratory Society Conference, Milan

SCPHRPs Audrey Buelo will be attending the European Respiratory Society Conference in Milan from 9 – 12th September, where she will be giving an oral presentation on her research conducted last fall with the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. The conference is the largest meeting of respiratory professionals in the world, and Audrey will […]

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August 2017

August Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – August Bulletin 2017   ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………   CONGRATULATIONS!   To SCPHRPs Michelle Estrade who has just had a baby boy, Felipe Alfredo Estrade was born precisely on his due date, with a few minutes to spare before midnight – just as organised as Michelle.   EVENT: Introduction to CLOSER: Longitudinal […]

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August 2017

20 MPH study project

A new 20 MPH study project will examine the impact of 20mph speed limits on safety and public health. Rates of traffic accidents and injuries before and after the change will be measured to look at whether road safety has been enhanced. Any change in transport use will also be scrutinised by examining the take-up of cycling […]

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August 2017

Stand Up for Health

WELCOME TO STAND UP FOR HEALTH The Stand Up for Health intervention has been developed and tested within the Ipsos MORI call centre in Leith. The researchers conducted qualitative focus groups and facilitated a workshop to understand the needs and context of the call centre. Based on the qualitative data, activities to reduce sedentary behaviour were […]

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July 2017

July Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – July Bulletin 2017 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… SCPHRP people Old & New….. we’ve got a great team. Read more     Paper Published Naven, L., Inglis, G., Harris, H., Fergie, G., Teal, G., Phipps, R., Stewart, S., Kelly, L., Hilton, S., Smith, M., McCartney, G., Walsh, D., Tolan, M., &  Egan, […]

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June 2017

June Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – June Bulletin 2017   ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Nicole Porter (aka Portman!) has joined us as our new Office Manager. Nicole has over 5 years’ experience of working in Higher Education administration with expertise in finance, content marketing and event management. Prior to joining SCPHRP in 2017, Nicole worked in a […]

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June 2017

Speed limit study to probe if twenty is plenty

The impact of 20mph speed limits is to be evaluated in a major study in Edinburgh and Belfast. Casualties and traffic accident rates will be measured to determine whether 20mph limits improve road safety. Rates of cycling and walking will be measured to assess the impact on transport use. Experts say the project, which is the largest of […]

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June 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES: SUMMER eMagazine 2017

We are currently planning our Summer eMagazine, and would again like to invite contributions from researchers, policy makers and practitioners. We’re looking for articles, images, video, audio, conversation and more.. If you are interested in contributing, please contact Sam at Samantha.Bain@ed.ac.uk or John at John.McAteer@ed.ac.uk DEADLINE: 3 July 2017

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May 2017

May Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – May Bulletin 2017   ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… STAFF NEWS: We wish all the very best to Renee Ingram, who has moved onto new adventures in New Zealand. Renee has been our office manager from 2012, and she will be very much missed! Renee’s replacement, Nicole Porter, will join us in […]

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May 2017

FREE WEBINAR: Introducing the New Meta-ethnography Reporting Guidance

Monday 22nd May 2017 11am-12MD (UK time) Introducing the New Meta-ethnography Reporting Guidance: What it is & How to use it. This online session introduces the new meta-ethnography reporting guidance produced by the 2 year NIHR funded eMERGE project. The session provides an overview of why this reporting guidance is needed, what format it takes […]

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April 2017

April Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – April 2017 SCPHRP magazine: Spring edition The Spring edition of our magazine is now available (http://www.scphrp.ac.uk/spring-magazine-2017/). In this edition of the magazine we are shining a spotlight on public health work in Scotland that focuses on mental health. Please check it out!   Call for contributions to our Summer […]

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March 2017

March Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – March 2017  DIGGING INTO THE PERCEIVED HEALTH BENEFITS OF COMMUNITY GARDENING A Secondary Qualitative Analysis by Christina Katan In collaboration with Trellis A community garden is a piece of land that is cultivated by members of a community. These gardens are gaining popularity in the UK, especially in areas […]

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March 2017

Digging into the Perceived Health Benefits of Community Gardening

A Secondary Qualitative Analysis by Christina Katan In collaboration with Trellis A community garden is a piece of land that is cultivated by members of a community. These gardens are gaining popularity in the UK, especially in areas of deprivation. With recent publications on the evidence of gardens and improved health in the UK, community […]

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March 2017

February Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – February 2017   NEW APPOINTMENT at SCPHRP Hannah Biggs – Research Assistant in Public Health Evaluation Hannah has over 10 years of public health research, development, facilitation and support experience with expertise in mental health. Prior to joining SCPHRP in 2017, Hannah worked in a range of research, […]

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February 2017

Evaluation of Eat Well Keep Active (Stage 2)

This evaluation was carried out as part of a larger outcomes evaluation of the Eat Well – Keep Active course run by CHANGES. Stage 2 followed on from Stage 1 (Robertson 2013) and was a prospective evaluation of people taking part in two consecutive Courses in November 2013 and June 2014. Using the results and […]

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February 2017

Health Impacts of Mixed-Tenure Housing Regeneration in Toronto’s Regent Park

  In early 2016, Jim Dunn, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University, came to Edinburgh to give a talk on the Health Impacts of Mixed-Tenure Housing Regeneration in Toronto’s Regent Park. The seminar was well received and a copy of the slides can be found here. More information […]

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February 2017

CALL FOR ENTRIES: SPRING magazine 2017

We are currently planning our Spring magazine, and would again like to invite contributions from researchers, policy makers and practitioners. We would particularly welcome contributions related to the topic of mental health, but we would welcome contributions in other areas also. If you are interested in writing something for us, please contact Samantha.Bain@ed.ac.uk or John.McAteer@ed.ac.uk. […]

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February 2017

January Bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – January 2017 New appointments Dr Yvonne Laird has joined us to work on projects related to our adolescence work stream.  She has recently finished her PhD looking at the effect of social support on physical activity in adolescent girls and is coming to us from PAHRC (Physical Activity […]

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December 2016

Autumn/ Winter magazine 2016

This edition of the magazine is the second that we have presented as an interactive e-book. This format allows us to present our content in a – hopefully – more engaging way. It also provides us with the tools to bring you more content through the use of embedded audio and hyperlinks. If you have any […]

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November 2016

SCPHRP November Bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).   OPPORTUNITY: SCPHRP Visiting Expert We are currently accepting applications from local stakeholders in the Third Sector and community groups, professional public health positions, and public sector health policy fields, for the non-remunerated position of SCPHRP Visiting Expert.   This […]

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November 2016

Call for Entries: Articles for SCPHRPs Autumn/ Winter magazine 2016

We’re currently planning our next magazine If you have any articles you’d like to send us for the mag, please contact Sam Bain at samantha.bain@ed.ac.uk. DEADLINE: Monday 5th December To read our back issues…..go here.

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October 2016

SCPHRP October Bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).     THE DIVIDE The new Edinburgh Equality Trust group, and SCPHRP at the Usher Institute are delighted to invite you to a showing of the new film “The Divide” about the ideas in the best-selling book “The […]

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October 2016

Seven Key Societal Investments for Health Equity: Scotland, rUK, and Canada compared

Seven Key Societal Investments for Health Equity: Scotland, rUK, and Canada compared by John Frank. Widespread lip service is given to the social determinants of health (SDOH). However, there are few published comparisons of how specific jurisdictions “stack up,” in terms of implementing SDOH-based policies and programmes, and thereby achieving commensurate results, in terms of reducing socio-economic […]

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October 2016

The Divide

‘THE DIVIDE’ at 7pm on Monday 21st November 2016  A FREE PUBLIC showing of the recently released film produced by DARTMOUTH FILMS in association with The EqualityTrust, a UK charity dedicated to promoting public understanding the consequences of inequality in society, and the remedies for it. The two-hour film will be accompanied by a brief […]

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October 2016

SCPHRP September Bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).   Welcome to our Summer magazine. This edition of the magazine is the first that we have presented as an interactive e-book. This format allows us to present our content in a – hopefully – more engaging way. […]

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September 2016

SCPHRP August Bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).       TWITTER! We’ve made it to 7000 followers – and the lucky 7000th follower got a bag full of @SCPHRP goodies.   Evaluation Support Scotland (ESS) would like to invite you, on behalf of the Scottish […]

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July 2016

SCPHRP July bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP). THE EVIDENCE EXERCISE The Evidence Exercise – Final episode No 9 Funded by The University of Edinburgh ‘Innovation Initiative Grant’, The Evidence Exercise is a nine-part series focusing on the research and evidence for including physical activity in […]

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July 2016

What Are Some Exercise Examples for Indoors and Outdoors? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 9

Welcome to our final instalment of the evidence exercise. Thanks for sticking with us over the last nine weeks, and if you are just joining us now, be sure to have a look at the rest of our videos! This week we are going to take a walk in our local park to show you […]

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July 2016

Are Diets Good for Us? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 8

In this episode we once again have nutritionist Michelle Estrade, this week we ask if diets are actually good for us and discuss some diets that are popular right now. What is gluten-free? Is a vegan diet safe? Do weight-loss diets work? Why have our diets changed over the decades? Check out the video to […]

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July 2016

How Important is Nutrition? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 7

In this episode we interview Michelle Estrade, a nutritionist from Central Michigan University, about the importance of diet as part of a healthy lifestyle. We look at the NHS Eatwell Plate and explore why the nutritional recommendations are what they are. “The Evidence Exercise” is a nine-part series focusing on the research and evidence for […]

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July 2016

What Happens to Our Muscles When We Exercise? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 6

Welcome back to the evidence exercise. In our last video we talked about how taking part in regular muscle-strengthening activity, as recommended by the NHS PA guidelines, can contribute to the health of our bones. In this video, we are going to talk about the other part of our body that is majorly influenced by […]

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June 2016

SCPHRP June bulletin 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).     The EVIDENCE EXERCISE YOUTUBE Series: Funded by The University of Edinburgh ‘Innovation Initiative Grant’, The Evidence Exercise is a nine-part series focusing on the research and evidence for including physical activity in our lives. We discuss the science and […]

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June 2016

What Happens to Our Bones When We Exercise? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 5

Why do the NHS guidelines recommend doing muscle-strengthening activity twice a week? Well, as with the other recommendations, there is quite a bit of evidence that seems to show that muscle strengthening activity has a number of health benefits, which we will try and demonstrate in this video. Firstly, research has shown that certain types […]

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June 2016

Call for Entries: articles for SCPHRP Summer 2016 magazine

DEADLINE 15 July 2016 We’re currently planning our Summer 2016 magazine. If you have any articles you’d like to send us for the mag, please contact Sam Bain (samantha.bain@ed.ac.uk) or John McAteer (john.mcateer@ed.ac.uk). To read our back issues go here.

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June 2016

What Happens to Our Arteries When We Exercise? | The Evidence Exercise | Episode 4

So, we know what happens to our heart when we do aerobic exercise but what about the arteries? The heart, veins, blood vessels, and the arteries are part of the same very important system – The Cardiovascular System. You can read more about this and access resources on last week’s blog. Today, we focus on the […]

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June 2016

The Evidence Exercise – What Happens to Our Heart When We Exercise? | Episode 3

Last week Stephen walked us through the basic recommendation for physical activity, as laid out by the NHS. Today, we begin to discuss cardio-vascular health. This weeks episode asks “What happens to our heart when we exercise?… and when we don’t?” Check out the full blog and resources below and tune in next week where […]

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June 2016

Evaluability Assessment: Pregnancy & Parenthood in Young People Strategy

This paper presents an evaluability assessment (EA) of the Scottish Government’s Pregnancy and Parenthood in Young People (PPYP) strategy. The EA was conducted on behalf of the Scottish Government to inform the decision about options for evaluating the implementation of the strategy and the outcomes expected within five years of the strategy’s publication. Evaluability Assessment […]

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June 2016

The Evidence Exercise – What are the Basic Recommendations for Physical Activity? | Episode 2

So we know we need to exercise… but how much and what kind? In this episode Stephen discusses the basic recommendations for physical activity, as outlined in the NHS “Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults“. “The Evidence Exercise” is a nine-part series focusing on the research and evidence for including physical activity in our lives. You […]

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June 2016

The Evidence Exercise – Welcome to Episode One!

“The Evidence Exercise” is a nine-part series focusing on the research and evidence for including physical activity in our lives. We discuss the science and bust some myths! On Wednesday of each week a new video will go up covering topics such as “What Happens to Our Heart When We Exercise?” and “Are Diets Good […]

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May 2016

SCPHRP Bulletin May 2016

Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).   NEWS & EVENTS New starts at SCPHRP We are really excited to introduce our two new ‘SCPHRPers’ Dr Louise Marryat & Dr Greig Inglis. Both will be joining us from the end of June/beginning of July. Louise […]

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May 2016

Progress and Impacts of Community Engagement in End-of-Life-Care.

SCPHRPs Later Life Working Group lead Daryll, is currently leading a wide-ranging scoping review project with colleagues in the Primary Palliative Care Research Group (University of Edinburgh), The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care, St Columba’s Hospice and NHS Lothian. The scoping review aims to map the Progress and Impacts of Community Engagement in End-of-Life-Care. Community […]

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April 2016

SCPHRP Bulletin April 2016

Take 5 Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP). EVENTS Development of an intervention for parents/carers with teenage children, Thursday 26th May, 9.30am-1.30pm, COSLA Conference Centre This event – a partnership between SCPHRP and the Robertson Trust – presents a piece of work conducted by […]

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April 2016

Origins of the obesity pandemic can be analysed

Statistical and biological methods are available to probe why the prevalence of obesity has risen more in some countries than in others, says John Frank. What started the obesity pandemic? We remain unsure. And although we do not need to know the answer to tackle the symptoms, a clearer picture might produce better strategies. Analytical […]

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April 2016

SCPHRP Spring magazine 2016

  Welcome to this year’s spring edition of the SCPHRP magazine. As usual, there has been plenty of interesting work going on at SCPHRP within the last few months, and there is sure to be something to interest all our readers in this latest Magazine issue.

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April 2016

CARE: An intervention for carers/parents with teenage children

  We would like to thank everyone who attended this SCPHRP/Robertson Trust event on the 26th May. Jane Hartley and John McAteer presented their work developing an intervention for parents/carers with teenage children. The intervention is for kinship carers in the first instance, and we would like to extend a huge thank you to the […]

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April 2016

How qualitative (or interpretive or critical) is qualitative synthesis and what we can do about this?

Thanks to everyone who attended the seminar on ‘How qualitative (or interpretive or critical) is qualitative synthesis’, it was a huge success.     And you can watch ‘SCPHRP meets George’ here     George W. Noblit is the Joseph R. Neikirk Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the University of North Carolina at […]

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March 2016

SCPHRP Bulletin March 2016

NEWS & EVENTS Development of an intervention for parents/carers with teenage children, May 26th 2016 This event – a partnership between SCPHRP and the Robertson Trust – presents a piece of work conducted by Jane Hartley and John McAteer to develop an intervention for parents/carers with teenage children. The five-week intervention has been developed for […]

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March 2016

70th Birthday Celebration of the 1946 British Cohort

SCPHRP’s Director, Prof John Frank, was recently privileged to co-host the 70th Birthday Celebration of the 1946 British Cohort, in London and Manchester, attended by more than 700 surviving members of this — the oldest cohort of human beings ever followed continuously by researchers since their birth. That study – now referred to as the […]

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March 2016

Jane Hartley’s Notes from Mental Health: The Five Year Plan Conference

Isabelle Goldie Director of Development and Delivery at the Mental Health Foundation opened the day by stating that it’s now imperative that we start connecting up mind and body, and that we start addressing mental health promotion in young people. This was echoed by Geraldine Strathdee, National Clinical Director Mental Health in NHS England, stating that we need to stop […]

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March 2016

CALL FOR ENTRIES to SCPHRP Spring 2016 magazine

  We’re currently planning our next magazine If you have any articles you’d like to send us for the mag, please contact Sam Bain (samantha.bain@ed.ac.uk) or John McAteer (john.mcateer@ed.ac.uk). To read our back issues go here. 

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March 2016

Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Five Year Plan programme

SCPHRP Jane Hartley will be attending a mental health conference which is looking at NHS England’s new five year mental health plan: A new era for mental health care is on the horizon… Mental Health: Moving Forwards – The Five Year Plan will explore how the new national strategy for mental health services can drive action so […]

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March 2016

Life of Breath

SCPHRPs Jane Hartley is attending an interdisciplinary symposium, organised by the Centre for Medical Humanities and Anthropology Department at Durham University as part of the Life of Breath project to ‘explore, discuss and gain insight into the perception and experience of breath and breathing practices both historically and cross-culturally’. “I’m going there specifically to share […]

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February 2016

SCPHRP Bulletin February 2016

Take 5 Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP). NEWS & EVENTS ‘CONGRATULATIONS’ to Dr Catherine Bromley who successfully defended her PhD thesis ‘Beyond a Boundary – Conceptualising and Measuring Multiple Health Conditions in the Scottish Population’.  Well done Catherine!!!  We would also like to take this […]

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February 2016

Seven Best Investments for Health Equity: Scotland, rUK* and Canada Compared

On January 27th, SCPHRP Director John Frank was invited to present to the staff of Public Health Ontario — the main provincial agency for applied public health research, in Canada’s most populous province, and also John’s original home. The content of his presentation was “Seven Best Investments for Health Equity: Scotland, rUK* and Canada Compared.” […]

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February 2016

A community primary health care initiative

SCPHRP’s Jane Hartley is collaborating with Vicki Cooke at TRE Scotland and medical professionals in Brazil to design and evaluate a community primary health care initiative in Brasilia using the novel stress-reduction technique Tension Release Exercises – TRE. TRE® (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular […]

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January 2016

SCPHRP Bulletin January 2016

Take 5 Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP). ​NEWS & EVENTS ​Working group changes Jane Hartley (jane.hartley@ed.ac.uk) has taken over the role of Adolescence and Young Adulthood Working Group Research Fellow. Jane joined us at the beginning of last year to work on our […]

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December 2015

SCPHRP December bulletin 2015

Message from SCPHRP’s Director; On behalf of the entire team here at SCPHRP, I’d like to thank all of our colleagues and collaborators — throughout the far-flung Scottish public health research, practice, and policy communities — for all the helpful joint-working you have done with us in 2015. As we look forward to more of the […]

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December 2015

SCPHRP End of Year magazine 2015

  Welcome to the latest edition of the SCPHRP magazine. This time, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back over the last 12 months, reflecting on what we’ve achieved, as well as looking to the future as we reach the halfway point in our current funding. Hope you enjoy..

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December 2015

HEALTH ISSUES IN THE COMMUNITY (HIIC): Evaluability Assessment

In early 2015, SCPHRP’s previous Working Age/Adult Life Fellow Tony Robertson was approached by the Scottish Community Development Centre / Community Health Exchange (SCDC/CHEX) to assist them in starting the process of evaluating their Health Issues in the Community (HIIC) programme. HIIC is a community educational training programme delivered across Scotland that has been running […]

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December 2015

Social Determinants of Health – a monthly Twitter summary

We have recently started using Storify to produce a summary of our tweets and retweets on the topic of Social Determinants of Health. This includes #SDoH, #inequalities, #poverty, #WelfareReform, #unemployment and #work, among others. You can find these monthly summaries at SCPHRP’s Storify page https://storify.com/SCPHRP (no login needed to view posts) and on our Twitter feed https://twitter.com/SCPHRP. […]

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November 2015

SCPHRP Bulletin November 2015

NEWS & EVENTS UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence Conference 2015 We were delighted to host the 6th annual UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence Conference on 19th & 20th November 2015 in Edinburgh. This year’s conference centered around the theme “collaborating for better public health and wellbeing”.  Here’s a storify summary of the conference UKCRC […]

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October 2015

SCPHRP Bulletin October 2015

News & Events SCPHRP EVENT – People’s Health Movement (Scotland) – Tackling Inequalities and Fighting For the Right to Health: Global Connections and Local Actions DATE: Saturday 31st October 2015, Edinburgh THEME: A space to hear about and discuss the fight against health inequalities in Scotland, using knowledge and power at the local, national and global level. For more information and […]

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October 2015

Danny Dorling – Economic Inequality and our Grandchildren's Future (2015 Edinburgh Festival talk)

As part of the 2015 Edinburgh Festival, SCPHRP filmed Prof. Danny Dorling (University of Oxford) give a talk on ‘Economic Inequality and our Grandchildren’s Future’: a sharp, witty and fascinating attack on the inequalities in our society. You can watch some short clips from the talk on our YouTube channel, as well as the full talk: In […]

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September 2015

SCPHRP in the News: Selling healthier fast food options in the fight against childhood obesity

SCPHRP’s Michelle Estrade was recently interviewed for the Sunday Mail newspaper on work related to her study of independent fast food vendors’ views on the potential barriers to offering healthier menu options in shops situated near to schools in more deprived areas. You can read the full article by following the link below: http://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/experts-government-plan-fight-childhood-6480670

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August 2015

SCPHRP's Active Travel magazine 2015

SCPHRP’s Active Travel magazine. Inside ‘How do we encourage more active travel in Edinburgh & the Lothians’. A workshop report by Dr Mhairi Aitken, Dr Ruth Jepson & Dr Andrew J Williams. Facilitating Active Travel for the people with visual impairment The Bike Station And much much more.

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July 2015

Twitter Chat on Research Impact

SCPHRP’s Working Age/Adult Life Research Fellow, Tony Robertson, will be leading a Twitter chat between 2 and 3pm (UK time) on Thursday 6th August as part of the Society for Science Medicine’s monthly series of social media interactions. This month’s topic is on ‘The Realities of #ResearchImpact’. You can follow and contribute to the chat using the […]

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July 2015

New NHS Health Scotland Inequalities Briefings

NHS Health Scotland has just released the first in a series of regular briefings providing evidence-informed recommendations for tackling the inequalities in our society and their impact on people’s health. The first briefing ‘Health Inequalities: What are they? How can they be reduced?’ explains what health inequalities are, and the action required to reduce health inequalities at a […]

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July 2015

Seven Key Investments for Health Equity across the Lifecourse: Scotland versus the rest of the UK

A new research article from the SCPHRP team, led by Prof. John Frank, has explored the evidence supporting seven potential societal investments (aimed at different stages of the lifecourse) that could help improve health and reduce health inequalities. The research team used hard-to-find comparable analyses of routinely collected data to gauge the relative extent to which these investments have been pursued […]

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April 2015

Open Space on Health Inequalities in Scotland (Report)

This is a visual and written summary of an Open Space event on Health Inequalities that took place on 31st March 2015 at The Melting Pot in Edinburgh. The event was organised and facilitated by the Working Age/Adult Life Working Group of the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP), University of Edinburgh. […]

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March 2015

SCPHRP Magazine – Spring Edition 2015

Inside…  Evaluating Edinburgh’s first outdoor gym in Wester Hailes SCPHRP meets Professor Richard Wiseman And much more.

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March 2015

Smoking & Health in Scotland Infographic

Partly funded by SCPHRP through the project ‘Youth Tobacco and Alcohol Environments in Scotland and the relationships with Risky Behaviours‘, the Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Health (CRESH)  and Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Scotland have produced an infographic on some of the key statistics on smoking and health in Scotland.

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March 2015

SCPHRP Bulletin No 11

Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to […]

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February 2015

Calling all obesity researchers: Scottish Landscape Obesity Review

05/03/2015 Dear Colleagues, Many thanks for responding to our call for information on obesity-related research conducted in Scotland over the last decade. We are now coming to the end of our data collection period and would like to give you the chance to review the information we’ve extracted about your work and that of other […]

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February 2015

Open Space on Health Inequalities in Scotland: Emerging Risks and Opportunities for Change

#OpenSpaceHI For more information and to register: https://openspacehi.eventbrite.co.uk Theme: An open space to discuss what you think health inequalities in Scotland will look like in the next decade and beyond, particularly related to emerging risk factors, health/wellbeing outcomes and potential solutions given the current (and emerging) social and political landscape. Summary of the event: This free, […]

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January 2015

SCPHRP In the News: 'Winning proposals: Collaboration translates public health research'

The SCPHRP is a research organisation that was established in 2008 by Harry Burns, who at the time was the chief medical officer for Scotland. John Frank, who has been its director since the beginning, says it was created because whenever Burns wanted evidence about a public health problem, “He could hardly ever find researchers […]

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January 2015

Winning Proposals: Collaboration traslates public health research

Research Professional’s Craig Nicholson interviewed SCPHRP Director, John Frank about how to provide funders with evidence of how research will be applied in the real world.

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January 2015

SCPHRP Bulletin No 10

Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to […]

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January 2015

SCPHRP Magazine – Winter Edition 2014/15

Inside… Creating Better Health & Wellbeing event Q & A with Professor Annie Anderson Housing Homelessness, Health & Wellbeing from Shelter Scotland And much more.

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November 2014

Getting the Balance Right: Effective Stress Reduction Strategies in the Workplace – The Experience of SCPHRP

At the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) our role is to use the research evidence to improve the health of the Scottish population. Our jobs are all about improving health! However, we have found that as a workforce we also feel under pressure and stressed at times of the day and year. We have put in place several strategies to try and manage our stressful working lives and below are some that you might like to try out. None of them take much time out of our working day, but makes us happier; most are evidence based, or based on our ethos and approach to team working and wellbeing in the workplace.

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November 2014

Are Health Inequalities Declining in the EU, and If Not, Why Not?

A public lecture hosted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) & the Centre for Population Health Sciences (CPHS). Johan Mackenbach is Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His research interests are in social epidemiology, medical […]

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October 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 9

Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to […]

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October 2014

Vacancy: Research Fellow, develop and pilot an intervention for parents with teenage children in Scotland

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic research fellow for this post based in the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) (Adolescence and Young Adulthood Working Group). This post offers an exciting opportunity to develop and pilot an intervention for parents with teenage children in Scotland. The post-holder will play a key role in all stages of intervention development, including initial consultations with key stakeholders, design of specific intervention components, through to piloting and refinement.

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October 2014

Creating Better Health & Wellbeing – Final Report & Video

This one-day networking and learning event was organised by members of the Adult Life/Working Age Working Group at SCPHRP. It aimed to help bring academic researchers and community organisations together to discuss methods and experiences of improving health and wellbeing and reducing health inequalities in Scotland. The main objectives for the day were: Showcasing some […]

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September 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 8

Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to […]

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August 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 7

Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to […]

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August 2014

SCPHRP Magazine – Summer Edition 2014

Inside… Growing up in Scotland The STAND Awards The Well!Bingo project Working Group Updates Reducing health inequalities in the early years — what should Scotland do next? And much more.

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August 2014

Linking and Using Health & Social Data in Scotland: Charting a Way Forward

Integration of health and social care is the Scottish Government’s ambitious programme of reform to improve services for people who use health and social care services. This will require the integration of data sources to support effective work practices and evaluation both locally and nationally. Furthermore, there is increasing recognition inside and outside academia that integrated health and social care data are required to inform service delivery and policy in order to improve public health and wellbeing.
A number of groups around Scotland have started to link health and social care data for academic or analytical purposes.

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August 2014

A qualitative study of independent fast food vendors near secondary schools in disadvantaged Scottish neighbourhoods

Preventing and reducing childhood and adolescent obesity is a growing priority in many countries. Recent UK data suggest that children in more deprived areas have higher rates of obesity and poorer diet quality than those in less deprived areas.

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August 2014

Pros and Cons of Routinely Collected Health Outcomes for Monitoring Socio-Economic Disparities in Health: Lessons from Scotland

Video from The University of Michigan’s Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program symposium entitled Population Health: Past, Present, & Future.  John Frank’s talk “Pros and Cons of Routinely Collected Health Outcomes for Monitoring Socio-Economic Disparities in Health: Lessons from Scotland”  was presented during the session called What Can We Learn About Population […]

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August 2014

Take 5 Minutes… To Update Your Knowledge on Synthesising Qualitative Studies

Synthesising Qualitative Studies: There is growing consensus that the needs, preferences and experiences of patients and the public should be taken into account in developing and evaluating new interventions.

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July 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 6

SCPHRP Bulletin No 6   Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own […]

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June 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 5

SCPHRP Bulletin No 5   Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own […]

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June 2014

A repeated cross-sectional study examining the school impact on child weight status

Objective The aim of this study is to examine whether there is a differential impact of primary schools upon children’s weight status. Methods A repeated cross-sectional study was undertaken using five years (2006/07–2010/11) of National Child Measurement Programme data, comprising 57,976 children (aged 4–5 (Reception) and 10–11 (Year 6) years) from 300 primary schools across […]

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May 2014

Meta-synthesis of findings from evaluations and qualitative interviews of work involving community food and its impact on mental health and wellbeing

Background Improving mental health and diet are important components of the public health agenda in the UK. Community organisations have an important role to play in promoting mental health and wellbeing, and a number of community-based food projects are specifically designed to address this issue. However, impact assessment for such projects is difficult, and in-depth, […]

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May 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 4

SCPHRP Bulletin No 4 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP):  News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event […]

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May 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 3

SCPHRP Bulletin No 3 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event […]

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May 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 2

SCPHRP Bulletin No 2 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event […]

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May 2014

SCPHRP Bulletin No 1

SCPHRP Bulletin No 1 Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP): News & Events Event: 03 April 2014 – Professor Theresa Marteau: Reducing Health Inequalities: A Behavioural Science Perspective. Read more. Event: June 2014 (date to be confirmed) Young STAND Awards: Applications are […]

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May 2014

Infant feeding in Scotland: exploring the influence of hospital on infant feeding choices (within Glasgow) and the potential health and economic benefits of breastfeeding on child health.

This project is a SCPHRP seed-funded research project. Seed-funding research was part of the SCPHRP remit during the period of 2008 ’€“ 2012.  Institution: Glasgow Centre for Population Health Principle investigator: Mr Bruce Whyte This study will investigate the influence of hospital on infant feeding choices within Glasgow and will explore across Scotland the potential […]

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April 2014

Box 2: Front Page – News & Publications

List of latest items tagged ‘News’ or ‘Publications’

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April 2014
April 2014

Box 4: Front Page – Youtube Channel

Feed of recent youtube uploads from https://www.youtube.com/user/SCPHRP1

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April 2014

Box 1: Front Page – SCPHRP Events

List of upcoming SCPHRP Events

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