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 projects we’ve been working on including our Citizen Science project, the 20mph Research Study, an Obesity Landscape project, and our Stand Up for Health project (which comes with a creative video from film-maker Felix Adamson). Hope you enjoy.
We would appreciate any feedback you have on what you like or what we could improve. If you have any, please send it to Sam at samantha.bain@ed.ac.uk. Thanks

 
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Dr Arlene Bierman – Achieving Health Equity in Ontario: Lessons from the POWER Study

Arlene BiermanThe POWER Study (Project for an Ontario Women’€™s Health Evidence-Based Report) produced a comprehensive Women’€™s Health Equity Report designed to provide actionable data for policy makers, providers, and consumers in their efforts to improve health and reduce health inequities in Ontario (www.powerstudy.ca).
Health inequities were assessed using a comprehensive set of evidence-based indicators bridging population health and health care for the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among women and men. The study examined gender differences, and also explicitly examined differences between diverse groups of women.
Sizable and modifiable inequities in health and health care on multiple measures were identified. Inequities in health status were much greater than inequities in access to and quality of care. Inequities in screening and chronic disease management were greater than inequities in care of acute conditions. Insights and lessons learned will be discussed.
(Dr Arlene Bierman, University of Toronto)

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Richard Tremblay – Early Childhood Origins of Violent Behaviour: Implications for Preventive Interventions

Richard E. Tremblay is professor of paediatrics, psychiatry and psychology at the Université de Montréal and professor of child development at the University College Dublin, Ireland; known throughout the world for his innovative research on socialization and the prevention of violence in children. He has published widely in scientific journals, books and websites. Named as one of Canada’s top five researchers by ‘Time’ magazine and featured in ‘Science’.

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Latest Projects

HiSS Winter Fair for Research Policy & Practice 2019 (November 13, 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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Brown Bag Series: Episode 2 (October 30, 2019)

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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HiSS research methods community (October 22, 2019)

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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