The ‘Conflict, it’s all about the brain…or is it?’ conference

SCPHRP’s Jane Hartley was fortunate enough to attend the Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution’s national conference ‘Conflict, it’s all about the brain…or is it?’ It was a fantastic day held at the Glasgow Science Centre with really interesting speakers. The day was showcasing new work around ‘the emotional homunculus’, the drug …

The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in the General Population of Scottish Children in the first 8 years of life

SCPHRP’s Alexandra Blair attended the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies Conference at the University of Stirling (October 11-13, 2017) to present work by Dr. Louise Marryat and Professor John Frank on the prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the general population of Scottish children. Theirs is the …

The UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence conference 2017

Royal College of Physicians, London 29 June 2017 The UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence are building academic capacity, increasing infrastructure and promoting multi-disciplinary working in public health research in the UK. The Centres are bringing leading research experts together with practitioners, policy makers and wider stakeholders to tackle …

A relaxation resource for kinship carers

Our goal Our goal was to design a support resource for kinship carers. Kinship carers – often grandparents – are family members who take care of children when the birth-parents are no longer able to care for them due to circumstances such as ill-health, addiction, abuse or bereavement. The kinship …

September bulletin 2017

Welcome to our SCPHRP monthly update – September Bulletin 2017 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Welcome to our new PhD students Mary Allison is co-supervised by Ailsa Niven (PAHRC) and SCPHRPs Ruth Jepson and will be undertaking a PhD on Workplace Step Count Challenges. Mary’s on twitter @MaryWestview   Gosaye Fida is co-supervised by Ruth …

Children in Scotland’s (CIS) Networking Event

SCPHRP at Children in Scotland’s Networking Event (September 19, 2017) SCPHRP’s Hannah Biggs and Alexandra Blair attended Children in Scotland’s (CIS) Networking Event on September 19, 2017 at Dovecot Studios (Edinburgh). Over the course of the evening, CIS unveiled their new branding and premiered a short film outlining their vision. …

Introduction to Closer: Longitudinal resources for teaching & research

Introduction to Closer: Longitudinal resources for teaching & research **PLEASE NOTE THE DATE HAS NOW CHANGED FROM 10 OCTOBER TO 9 OCTOBER at Practice Suite (1.15), 1st Floor, Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9LD. This workshop will introduce delegates to CLOSER’s range of longitudinal resources and …