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 injury is a problem that can lead to significant adverse physical, psychological, behavioural, social, emotional and economic consequences. This interactive talk will delve into the current public health issue of concussion.This talk is relevant to anyone, particularly those working in public health, education, psychology, sport and medicine. 

To book a place, please go to Eventbrite/The true cost of concussion

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

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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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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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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