Contact Centres & Workplace Health Report

Report Overview This is the first of a three-part PhD project by SCPHRP PhD Candidate Jillian Manner. The aim of the PhD is to understand how organisational and cultural factors impact on the long-term implementation and sustainability of workplace wellbeing programmes. Introduction Health promotion programmes often have mixed success, particularly …

20mph Academic Articles

Journal articles Claire L. Cleland, Katy McComb, Frank Kee, Ruth Jepson, Michael P. Kelly, Karen Milton, Glenna Nightingale, Paul Kelly, Graham Baker, Neil Craig, Andrew James Williams, Ruth F. Hunter. Effects of 20 mph interventions on a range of public health outcomes using the meta-narrative method. Journal of Transport and Health https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.43939 Jepson …

20MPH Meet the team

Prof Ruth Jepson Principal Investigate  Professor of Public Health in Social Science; Director of Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP); Director of Research, School of Health in Social Science Edinburgh University   Glenna Nightingale Project Manager/Statistician Research Fellow. Centre for Population Health Sciences · School of Health …

Promoting Transportation Safety in Adolescence

Summary The application will address the leading cause of death for adolescents, motor vehicle crashes. Evidence is emerging that comprehensive parenting programs and on-road driver assessment and feedback can optimize the learner’s permit period and possibly reduce crashes. The current best-practice policy approach to teen driver MVC prevention are state-level …

UPDATE: The ‘Healthy University of the Future’ hackathon

In partnership with University Sport and Exercise and the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC), SCPHRP ran an event during the Festival of Creative Learning to get students to think about health in the university setting and to design solutions to health challenges facing students. Two teams of students …

A relaxation resource for kinship carers

Our goal Our goal was to design a support resource for kinship carers. Kinship carers – often grandparents – are family members who take care of children when the birth-parents are no longer able to care for them due to circumstances such as ill-health, addiction, abuse or bereavement. The kinship …