New paper on 20mph! Use of natural experimental studies to evaluate 20mph speed limits in two major UK cities

New paper from the NIHR funded 20mph project led by Ruth Jepson. This paper was authored by Karen Milton and Mike Kelly plus members of the 20mph team Read it in full here – https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2214140521001717 or get the highlights below! Innovative study designs, including natural experiments, are important for assessing the …

22/02 Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Teams (PHIRST) – call for Local Authority Initiatives

 Closes: 13:00 on 12 September 2022 The Public Health Research (PHR) Programme are accepting Expressions of Interest (EoI) from Local Authorities that have initiatives in need of research and evaluation. The shortlisted Expressions of Interest will be given to our Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Teams (PHIRST) to co-produce research …

New book from the SCPHRP team! Developing Public Health Interventions A Step-by-Step Guide

Developing Public Health Interventions A Step-by-Step Guide Ruth Jepson John mcateer Andrew James Williams Larry Doi – University of Edinburgh Audrey Buelo – University of Edinburgh January 2022 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd  https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/developing-public-health-interventions/book271707 A highly practical guide to public health intervention development. This book has been developed to …

New website for PHIRST

The PHIRST scheme links up academic teams with local authorities to evaluate work that is already happening in local government across the UK The NIHR PHIRST website is now live: https://phirst.nihr.ac.uk Ruth Jepson is one of the co-Investigators on PHIRST Fusion (https://phirst.nihr.ac.uk/about-phirst/phirst-fusion/),  a team with many years of experience in …