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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

20MPH Digital Media

ANIMATION: A short animation about the 20MPH project. The IT team at the University of East Anglia UEA have developed a short animation explaining the 20mph project. Thanks to Dr Karen Milton for co-ordinating the animation, and to Dr Ruth Hunter for providing the narration VIDEO: An interview with SCPHRPs Professor Jepson about the project.

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January 1970

20MPH Meet the team

The research team, led by the University of Edinburgh and SCPHRP Principle Investigator: Professor Ruth Jepson Project Manager/Statistician: Dr Glenna Nightingale Dr Ruth Hunter, Reader, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast Dr Claire Cleland, Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Centre for Public Health. Professor Frank Kee, Director, School of Medicine, […]

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January 1970

20MPH Engagements Activities

ARTICLE: The Irish Sun Newspaper Speed limits of 20mph useless as drivers ignore them unless speed humps built on same road A REVIEW OF PUBLISHED EVIDENCE: The Green Car Congress UK researchers show 20mph zones effective in reducing road casualties ARTICLE: The RAC 20mph speed limits are ignored by drivers unless paired with speed humps […]

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January 1970

Brown Bag Series: Episode 4

The true cost of concussion: What we know, what we don’t know, and what we’re doing about it Guest Speaker: Stephanie Adams WED 18th March 12:30 – 13:30 Every year millions of people in the UK suffer from concussion, yet it is estimated that 50% of cases still go unreported. Moreover, mismanagement of this brain […]

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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 Guest speakers: Audrey Buelo and Jillian Manner Wednesday 13 November 2019 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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