Welcome

Welcome to the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) website. We are a research centre at the University of Edinburgh, which focuses on all things public health.

Our website is currently being updated and we hope to launch it fully soon. Thank you for your patience.

20MPH Meet the team

Prof Ruth Jepson Principal Investigate  Professor of Public Health in Social Science; Director of Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP); Director of Research, School of Health in Social Science Edinburgh University   Glenna Nightingale Project Manager/Statistician Research Fellow. Centre for Population Health Sciences · School of Health …

Brown Bag Series: Episode 3

Poverty and Community Responses Guest Speaker: Andrew Whittet In this episode, guest speaker Andrew Whittet talked about the work of Faith in Community Scotland in tackling poverty in local communities. Attendee were encouraged to join in the conversation about some of the practical responses being made to what we hear and see …

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 …

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 …