HiSS Winter Fair for Research Policy & Practice 2019

We will be hosting an event to bring third sector, industry, government and healthcare organisations together with staff and students in the School of Health in Social Science. Join us for a fun and interactive fair, which aims to connect organisations doing work that may be of interest to staff and students.

Attendees will have the opportunity to list what they are looking for (e.g. volunteer work/internships, making research, policy/practice connections), and will be able to link with organisations in their area of interest.

Tea, coffee, cake, and international snacks will be provided. Table tennis, Bollywood dancing, crafting, competitions, prize draws and other fun games will be on offer.

Get Involved 

We are looking for individuals and/or groups to host stalls under the following categories:

 Third Sector

 Industry

 Government

 Healthcare

 Research projects

 Research Centres

 Teaching/Educational Offerings

Please contact Jillian.Manner@ed.ac.uk by Monday November 25 if you would like to take part by having a stall at the fair or you are a staff or student and would like to assist us with this event.

If you are interested in simply attending, please SIGN UP HERE.

Follow @scphrp on twitter, and use the hashtag #HiSSWinterEvent for updates!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Professor Ruth Jepson, Director of Research 

Dr. Stella Chan, Deputy Director of Research, Knowledge Exchange and Impact 

The SCPHRP Team

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Brown Bag Series: Episode 2

Participation levels and media representation of girls & women in physical activity in Scotland

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Guest speakers: Audrey Buelo and Jillian Manner

Regular physical activity is important for long-term physical and mental health. However, girls and women are consistently identified as less active than boys and men. The reasons for this are multi-faceted, as will be discussed in the Brown Bag Talk.

For further information and to register please go to Brownbagseries-episode2/eventbrite

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HiSS research methods community

These sessions are open to students and staff across the School of Health in Social Science. They will focus on learning and supporting each other in regards to research methods. The aim is to learn about methods, share ideas of research, and help each other with methodological methods and encourage the sharing of best practice from colleagues across the School.

Our next meeting is on Friday 25th October 2019  from 1-3 pm to discuss the aims of this research methods community and plan the topics for the year 19/20.

Room 4.1,
Doorway 6,
Old Medical Building,
Teviot Place.

No booking required, just turn up – we hope to see you there!

We will then meet as follow (from 1 pm -3 pm in room 4.1):

25th November

No meeting in December

27th January

24th February

30th March

27th April

We hope these meetings help all of us to be more involved in research and help each other. As many of you hopefully know, here in SCPRHP, collaboration is in our name and in our nature!

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