SCPHRP Bulletin No 5

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SCPHRP Bulletin No 5

 
Take Five Minutes to read about recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP):

News & Events

If you would like to make suggestions regarding a SCPHRP event – including potential collaborations or speakers, would like to share articles and papers, or publicise your own event please feel free to contact a SCPHRP Fellow or Renee Ingram (renee.ingram@ed.ac.uk).
SCPHRP Event: 25 June 2014 Well!Bingo: A participatory approach to the development of a health intervention in a Bingo club. Joint seminar:The Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, University of Stirling and SCPHRP.Places are limited. Register here.
Training Event (£): 23 July 2014 Introduction to Seeking, Understanding and Presenting Evidence.Register here.
Event: 26 June 2014 –Climate Justice at Home. “In recent years Climate Justice has come to the fore in both academic and policy discourses relating to climate change”. Register here.
SCPHRP Website The SCPHRP website is now live. Click here to take a look.
Call for Contributions: We are starting to collect articles for our summer magazine. If you have any ‘relevant to SCPHRP’ articles you would like to submit i.e. researched work, projects or project updates, published papers, please let me know.
Size wise…it can be between 100 to 300 words with any links, logos, images would be great (please make sure there is authorisation to use any images and logos in print and on the web), DEADLINE for any submissions is Monday 30 June.
You can view all past SCPHRP magazines on our website www.scphrp.ac.uk

Papers and Publications

Williams, A. J., Wyatt, K. M., Williams, C. A., Logan, S. & Henley, W. E. (2014) A repeated cross-sectional study examining the school impact on child weight status. Preventive Medicine, 64, 103-107. (PDF £0)

Useful Links

‘SCPHRP Meets… Prof. Martin McKee’ – SCPHRP sat down with Professor Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, to find out his views on the challenges and opportunities facing public health today. Watch here.

Filmed Events:

Social Connections and Health Across the Lifecourse: A Scotland for All Ages – a talk by Glenda Watt, Strategy Manager, Edinburgh’s Joint Plan for Older People, The City of Edinburgh Council. Watch here.
Theresa Marteau:Reducing Health Inequalities: A Behavioural Science Perspective. Watch here.
SCPHRP films most of the events we host. You can watch past events on our YouTube Channel. Visit the YouTube Channel.

Top Three Tweets from @scphrp

Tweet #1: News: Coca-Cola accused of “obscene” hypocrisy in £20m ‘anti-obesity’ drive … Time to be honest. (link)

Tweet #2:  Pedal-powered phone chargers, you say?#physicalactivity#workforit

Tweet #3: #cycling vs #driving

 
SCPHRP’s vision is to develop Scotland as a leader in public-health intervention research for equitable health improvement through catalysing strong researcher/research-user collaborations that ensure timely, robust, policy relevant research that is created with – and used by – key decision-makers.