‘How to Undertake a Systematic Review’ (2 day course)

SCPHRPs Dr Ruth Jepson will be running a two day course ‘How to Undertake a Systematic Review organised by Edinburgh WTCRF, Education Programme on Monday 19th March and Tuesday 20th March. Day 1. An introduction to systematic reviews The day will include the following topics: What are systematic reviews and why are they …

A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls

A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls Yvonne Laird (SCPHRP), Samantha Fawkner (Physical Activity for Health Research Centre, University of Edinburgh), Ailsa Niven (Physical Activity for Health Research Centre). Purpose Adolescent girls are not sufficiently active to achieve health benefits. Social support from friends and family has …

New funding for SCPHRP’s Hannah Biggs

SCPHRP’s Hannah Biggs has received funding from the Institute for Academic Development at Edinburgh University (IAD), the UoE innovation Initiative Grant. The funding is to evaluate Well!Bingo, a public health intervention for women over 55 in bingo clubs. This project is a collaboration with the University of Stirling. Well done …

January Bulletin 2018

Welcome to our January Bulletin 2018     …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Healthy University of the Future Hackathon Join us to help design innovative solutions to improve student health. We are looking for students from across the University of Edinburgh to take part in a hackathon to design a ‘Healthy University of the …

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 …

New funding for SCPHRP’s Yvonne Laird

Congratulations to SCPHRP’s Yvonne Laird who has been awarded funding from the UoE innovation Initiative Grant Designing a ‘Healthy University of the future’ This coincides with funding from the Institute for Academic Development to run an event during the Festival of Creative learning. The grant will be used to conduct focus …

British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise conference

SCPHRP’s Yvonne Laird presented ‘A grounded theory of how social support influences physical activity in adolescent girls‘ at the British Psychological Society Division of Sport and Exercise conference in Glasgow this month. You can read her presentation here. For further information, please email Yvonne at yvonne.laird@ed.ac.uk @YLaird206 Dec 13, 2017