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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.

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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 …

Eco-friendly and artistic interventions: creating more physically active and healthy lifestyles

First of all, thank you for this great opportunity to let us talk about our ‘idea’. I’m Hojat Mohseni, with a Master of Research degree in change management from Iran. I and my colleagues were working on an interdisciplinary research proposal which was basically about using Eco-friendly and artistic interventions …