20MPH Digital Media

ANIMATION: A short animation about the 20MPH project. The IT team at the University of East Anglia UEA have developed a short animation explaining the 20mph project. Thanks to Dr Karen Milton for co-ordinating the animation, and to Dr Ruth Hunter for providing the narration https://youtu.be/vxKkI4YOAlI VIDEO: An interview with …

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 …

LANDSCAPE REVIEW OF OBESITY RESEARCH IN SCOTLAND: AN UPDATE

IN 2015 SCPHRP members Ruth Jepson, Michelle Estrade, Stephen Malden and Daryll Archibald carried out a landscape review of current and ongoing obesity research that has been conducted on Scottish populations in the last decade, on behalf of NHS Health Scotland. This research was intended to supplement revisions that were …