Category: <span>General News</span>

Open Space on Health Inequalities in Scotland: Emerging Risks and Opportunities for Change

#OpenSpaceHI For more information and to register: Theme: An open space to discuss what you think health inequalities in Scotland will look like in the next decade and beyond, particularly related to emerging risk factors, health/wellbeing outcomes and potential solutions given the current (and emerging) social and political landscape. Summary …

SCPHRP In the News: ‘Winning proposals: Collaboration translates public health research’

The SCPHRP is a research organisation that was established in 2008 by Harry Burns, who at the time was the chief medical officer for Scotland. John Frank, who has been its director since the beginning, says it was created because whenever Burns wanted evidence about a public health problem, “He …

Getting the Balance Right: Effective Stress Reduction Strategies in the Workplace – The Experience of SCPHRP

At the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) our role is to use the research evidence to improve the health of the Scottish population. Our jobs are all about improving health! However, we have found that as a workforce we also feel under pressure and stressed at times of the day and year. We have put in place several strategies to try and manage our stressful working lives and below are some that you might like to try out. None of them take much time out of our working day, but makes us happier; most are evidence based, or based on our ethos and approach to team working and wellbeing in the workplace.

Are Health Inequalities Declining in the EU, and If Not, Why Not?

A public lecture hosted by the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research & Policy (SCPHRP) & the Centre for Population Health Sciences (CPHS). Johan Mackenbach is Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Public Health at Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His research interests …

Vacancy: Research Fellow, develop and pilot an intervention for parents with teenage children in Scotland

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic research fellow for this post based in the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) (Adolescence and Young Adulthood Working Group). This post offers an exciting opportunity to develop and pilot an intervention for parents with teenage children in Scotland. The post-holder will play a key role in all stages of intervention development, including initial consultations with key stakeholders, design of specific intervention components, through to piloting and refinement.


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