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January 1970

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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January 1970

Developing a programme theory and intervention delivery plan to reduce high readmission rates for patients following intensive care admission

Summary: A large number of patients survive a critical illness following intensive care admission every year in Scotland. About 25% of these patients are often readmitted within 90 days of discharge from hospital. At present, no evidence-based person-centred pathways exist for these patients that might potentially prevent readmission. The SCARF project (Supporting Community Recovery and […]

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January 1970

Realist evaluation of the Universal Health Visiting Pathway

Summary: In 2013, the Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland’s Future Focus CEL 13 letter directed all Health Boards to refocus the existing role of the health visitor as part of an enhanced Universal Health Visiting Pathway (UHVP). This is towards the delivery of preventative and targeted interventions, delivered by a health visitor workforce better equipped […]

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January 1970

November bulletin 2019

Catch up on all our latest news in our November bulletin Featuring HiSS Winter Fair for Research Policy & Practice 2019 Brown Bag Series – Episode 2: Participation levels and media representation of women and girls in sport Student Spotlight – this month we’re chatting to Ana Sofia Alvarado Dr Jessica Hafetz Mirman writes…“Understanding the causes […]

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January 1970

Introducing a Phase Transition Model of Changing Crash Risk

Jessica Hafetz Mirman  Jessica.hafetz@ed.ac.uk Understanding the causes of newly licensed teen drivers’ risky driving behavior is important for public health due to the elevated injury risk that young drivers pose to themselves and to other road users. While we know a lot about between-person risk factors (i.e., the kinds of things that make one driver […]

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January 1970

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 […]

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January 1970

Promoting Transportation Safety in Adolescence

Summary The application will address the leading cause of death for adolescents, motor vehicle crashes. Evidence is emerging that comprehensive parenting programs and on-road driver assessment and feedback can optimize the learner’s permit period and possibly reduce crashes. The current best-practice policy approach to teen driver MVC prevention are state-level Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) programs; […]

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January 1970

A Report on key outcomes following the implementation of 20mph speed limits in the City of Edinburgh

REPORT: A Report on key outcomes following the implementation of 20mph speed limits in the City of Edinburgh Dr. Glenna Nightingale and Professor Ruth Jepson on behalf of the NIHR 20mph evaluation project team October 28th , 2019 This report is prepared by the “Is twenty plenty for health?” project team, based at the University […]

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January 1970

October bulletin 2019

Catch up on all our latest news in our October bulletin Featuring Episode 2 in our Brown Bag series Project updates – including an interview on twitter with SCPHRPs Ruth Jepson  Our new feature ‘Student Spotlight’ – this month we’re chatting to Audrey Buelo And much more…   Click on the link below to read […]

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January 1970

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 […]

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January 1970

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 […]

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