20MPH Digital Media

ANIMATION: A short animation about the 20MPH project. The IT team at the University of East Anglia UEA have developed a short animation explaining the 20mph project. Thanks to Dr Karen Milton for co-ordinating the animation, and to Dr Ruth Hunter for providing the narration https://youtu.be/vxKkI4YOAlI VIDEO: An interview with …

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 …

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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.


Projects – current

Stand Up for Health (SUH) Sedentary behaviour can be described as spending extended periods of time in a sitting, reclining or lying posture. It is a serious occupational health hazard, linked with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal issues, and poor mental wellbeing. The Stand Up …

EVENTS

Crossing borders and breaking down barriers: public health approaches for a complex world Inaugural Lecture by SCPHRPs Professor Ruth Jepson 8th April 2020 at 5.15pm Theatre G.03, 50 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LH The concept of public health has been around for centuries but its function and form is neither …

Brown Bag Series

Brown Bag Lunch Series Due to the COVID19 situation, our Brown Bag Lunch series are paused for just now but we hope to return with an exciting line-up of speakers as soon as we can. Brown Bag Lunch series is an interactive forum for subject matter experts to provide their …

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