Ana Sofia Alvarado

Ana Sofia Alvarado is from Mexico and she moved to Scotland in January 2019 to start her PhD in Health in Social Science with SCPHRPs Ruth Jepson and Larry Doi as her supervisors. Her main interests, and topic of her PhD, are food and nutrition security, human right to adequate …

Eco-friendly and artistic interventions: creating more physically active and healthy lifestyles

First of all, thank you for this great opportunity to let us talk about our ‘idea’. I’m Hojat Mohseni, with a Master of Research degree in change management from Iran. I and my colleagues were working on an interdisciplinary research proposal which was basically about using Eco-friendly and artistic interventions …

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 …

An InspirED Workshop: Methods in Intervention Development and Evaluation

FREE EVENT Thursday, 17 October 2019 9.30am – 4.00pm at The Pod, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ   What’s it about? Intervention development and evaluation is generally considered a methodology rather than a specific research field. The volume of methods are vast and each …

Dr Divya Sivaramakrishnan

Divya is a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy. She has recently completed her PhD at the Physical Activity for Health Centre, University of Edinburgh on developing a yoga intervention for older adults. She is a mixed methods researcher with experience in intervention development. …

Dr Jessica Hafetz

Dr. Hafetz conducts basic and applied research in the area of child and adolescent health and development. Her primary interests are in the social determinants of health and well-being for vulnerable populations within a developmental context and in intervention development and evaluation in applied settings. Most of her research has …