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Finding better ways to evidence and appreciate the role and work of Voluntary and Community Sector youth services

Dr Nicholas Woodrow from ScHARR, University of Sheffield discusses recent work with the voluntary community sector.

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Rehousing programmes for older social housing tenants in Hackney

Findings from new research on rehousing programmes for older social renters may help address inner-city housing shortages by offering recommendations on how to improve rehousing experiences and achieve positive outcomes for tenants and communities.

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NIHR SPHR and NIHR ARC Yorkshire and Humber launch joint-funded PhD studentship

NIHR ARC Yorkshire and Humber and NIHR SPHR invite applications for a jointly-funded 3-year PhD studentship to begin from November 2020. The deadline for applications is 5pm 30th September.

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Evaluating the impact of childhood public mental health interventions on long term health and wider societal outcomes (WP4)

This work package will aim to extrapolate the benefits of public mental health interventions delivered in educational settings for children and young people.

01 Dec 2019 - 31 Mar 2022

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Evaluating the efficiency and equity impact of food policies to improve population health

This work package aims to develop a method to estimate the impact of changes in diet in response to public health policies into medium and long term health, economic benefits and equity impacts to evaluate local food interventions.

01 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2022

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Equal England

The aim of the Equal England network is to expand the successful Equal North network of over 550 members to build a national community of academics, researchers, practitioners, and members of the public across England who share a common interest in addressing health and social inequalities.

November 2019 - March 2022

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Places & communities - What is known? Stakeholder views and research synthesis

This project aims to inform local level decision-making on delivering place-based strategies to improve health and reduce inequalities during times of economic insecurity. 

April 2019 - September 2020

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Mapping the child health system at a local level to reduce health inequalities

Giving every child the best start in life is a policy priority in England, yet we currently lack understanding of how to support children at a local level. To address this, we are undertaking a programme of research to better understand child health systems at a local level in order to identify opportunities for intervention.

April 2019 - March 2020

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Examining the policy context for reducing health inequalities among children and young people

In order to identify and explore local system-wide approaches to reducing inequalities in children and young people’s health in England, it is essential to have a rounded understanding of current national policies. We also need to understand the issues that local policy makers and practitioners are navigating to try and implement these policies in a local decision-making context. This research will be framed by a social determinants of health perspective to ensure we identify the full range of policies with the potential to influence child health inequalities.

March 2019 - August 2020

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Improving child health and reducing inequalities

We aim to inform policy and practice to improve child health and reduce inequalities in England by developing a research programme to address two research areas, co-produced with the other programmes and cross-cutting themes.

November 2018 - March 2022

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