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 …

Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference 2017

SCPHRP attended the Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference 2017: Public Health in Scotland, Transcending Boundaries in early November.   Stephen Malden, Greig Inglis, Yvonne Laird & Larry Doi presented at this year’s conference. Presentations…. An evaluation of a physical activity and peer support intervention for people experiencing homelessness: Street Fit Scotland …

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 …

FREE WEBINAR: Introducing the New Meta-ethnography Reporting Guidance

Monday 22nd May 2017 11am-12MD (UK time) Introducing the New Meta-ethnography Reporting Guidance: What it is & How to use it. This online session introduces the new meta-ethnography reporting guidance produced by the 2 year NIHR funded eMERGE project. The session provides an overview of why this reporting guidance is …

The Divide

‘THE DIVIDE’ at 7pm on Monday 21st November 2016  A FREE PUBLIC showing of the recently released film produced by DARTMOUTH FILMS in association with The EqualityTrust, a UK charity dedicated to promoting public understanding the consequences of inequality in society, and the remedies for it. The two-hour film will …

How qualitative (or interpretive or critical) is qualitative synthesis and what we can do about this?

Thanks to everyone who attended the seminar on ‘How qualitative (or interpretive or critical) is qualitative synthesis’, it was a huge success.     And you can watch ‘SCPHRP meets George’ here     George W. Noblit is the Joseph R. Neikirk Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education at the …

Health Impacts of Mixed-Tenure Housing Regeneration in Toronto’s Regent Park

Thursday 18th February 2016 James R Dunn, Ph.D. (Jim) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University and a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He is the Director of the McMaster Institute for …

Tackling Inequalities and Fighting For the Right to Health: Global Connections and Local Actions

Saturday 31st October 2015, Edinburgh #PHMHI15 Theme: A space to hear about and discuss the fight against health inequalities in Scotland, using knowledge and power at the local, national and global level. Summary of the event: This free, half-day event organised by the People’s Health Movement (Scotland) aims to bring …