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.

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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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Journal Articles

The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) publishes a range of publications including magazines, bulletins, reports, articles, recordings, and commentaries. If you wish to view any publications in another format please send an email with the details of the file you require – such as the web link, …

Other Publications

Reports Report on key outcomes following the implementation of 20mph speed limits in the City of Edinburgh THE JUNCTION: ‘WHAT WORKS, FOR WHOM AND IN WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES?’ Tobacco control policy in Scotland: A qualitative study of expert views on successes, challenges and future actions An evaluation of a physical activity …