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 …

Brown Bag Series

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERVENING WITH YOUNG NOVICE DRIVERS Guest Speaker: Dr Jessica Hafetz Mirman Dr. Hafetz conducts basic and translational research related to transportation safety for children, young and novice drivers, and drivers with developmental disabilities. Our brown bag seminar series is an interactive forum for subject matter experts …

An InspirED Workshop: Methods in Intervention Development and Evaluation

FREE EVENT Thursday, 17 October 2019 9.30am – 4.00pm at The Pod, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ   What’s it about? Intervention development and evaluation is generally considered a methodology rather than a specific research field. The volume of methods are vast and each …

Evaluation of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

**FREE SEMINAR** Tuesday 29 May 2pm to 3pm Dr Sarah Cotterill, Centre for Biostatistics, School of Health Sciences, The University of Manchester The NHS and Diabetes UK are introducing a new scheme called Healthier You: the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP). We will introduce the DIPLOMA research programme, based …

Experimentarium: Our Outdoors – How Healthy are Public Outdoor Spaces?

Summerhall (Mainhall) 9th – 13th April 11am-4pm Come and see us at Summerhall this Easter as we take part in the 30th Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF). We are running a drop-in event as part of the festival’s Experimentarium about how the outdoor environments we spend time in can impact …

‘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 …

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

The Lancet Public Health Science conference

SCPHRP systematic reviewer, Jan Pringle, attended The Lancet Public Health Science conference in London on 24th November. Scotland’s lead in minimum alcohol pricing was mentioned several times during the day, including during the first few introductory comments by Richard Horton from The Lancet. Jan gave an oral poster presentation regarding …