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 …

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 …

Our Outdoors

A new citizen science project exploring how shared (public) outdoor spaces affect health and wellbeing. The project aims to: understand the impact shared (e.g. public) outdoor spaces have on the health and wellbeing of the public. Investigate whether shared outdoor spaces affect people differently and if so, why and in …

The Junction – Evaluation Report 2018

Earlier this year we worked with the Junction to explore the impact of their work on young people attending the service.  The Junction is a safe, friendly, confidential centre which provides assets-based health and wellbeing support for young people aged between 12 and 21 who live or work in North Edinburgh. Our …