Read all about our recent developments at the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP).
OPPORTUNITY: SCPHRP Visiting Expert
We are currently accepting applications from local stakeholders in the Third Sector and community groups, professional public health positions, and public sector health policy fields, for the non-remunerated position of SCPHRP Visiting Expert. This is a part-time position (perhaps one-half to one-day monthly), the function of which is to work with SCPHRP staff and Fellows on applied research, and/or knowledge-exchange project(s) of mutual interest, bringing diverse “real-world” expertise relevant to our mandate. The post-holder will gain experience working at the interface between policy, research and practice, and will contribute to a project in their field of interest.
For further information on the role and application process, please visit: http://www.scphrp.ac.uk/opportunity-scphrp-visiting-expert/
Renee Ingram, our Office Manager, obtained her Level 4 Business and Administration qualification earlier this month. Congratulations Renee!
CALL FOR ENTRIES: We’re currently planning our next magazine If you have any articles you’d like to send us for the mag, please contact Sam Bain at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEADLINE: Monday 5th December
To read our latest edition and back editions please go to http://www.scphrp.ac.uk/summer-magazine-2016/ and http://www.scphrp.ac.uk/publications/
SCPHRP Development Awards
- Attendance at a relevant conference, including registration, travel and accommodation costs.
- Attendance at a relevant seminar/workshop, including registration, travel and accommodation costs.
- Further education opportunities, including relevant modules/courses.
- Travel to meet with a key figure in a related field, where such a meeting is likely to benefit your work.
- Rosella L, Calzavara A, Frank J, Fitzpatrick T, Donnelly P, Henry D (2016). Narrowing mortality gap between men and women over two decades: a registry-based study in Ontario, Canada. BMJ Open, 6:e012564, http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/6/11/e012564.full.pdf+html
- Aitken M, Jorre J, Pagliari C, Jepson R, Cunningham-Burley S (2016). Public responses to the sharing and linkage of health data for research purposes: a systematic review and thematic synthesis of qualitative studies. BMJ Medical Ethics, 17(1): 73.
SCPHRP’s vision is to develop Scotland as a leader in public-health intervention research for equitable health improvement through catalysing strong researcher/research-user collaborations that ensure timely, robust, policy relevant research that is created with – and used by – key decision-makers.
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