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Impact case study – Integrating attention to ethnicity and migration within applied public health and health inequalities research

Background  Equal England is a network of over 800 members, all of whom have a common interest in addressing health and social inequalities.

EVENTS, NEWS, NEWS

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Celebrating 10 years of working together for better public health: Annual Scientific Meeting 2022

The NIHR School for Public Health Research held its eighth Annual Scientific Meeting on the 23rd and 24th June 2022. The event was held virtually and brought together over 200 delegates including researchers, public partners, public health professionals and the wider NIHR.

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IMPACT

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Impact case study – Harnessing data to improve child health

Inequalities in childhood obesity are increasing. Giving every child the best start in life is a government priority, yet we don't currently have the tools we need to evaluate how local health systems to support children are changing over time. To address these challenges, this research is harnessing data to investigate and evaluate approaches for improving children and young people’s  outcomes.

CASE STUDIES, IMPACT

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Impact case study – Working in partnership with a peer researcher team to produce our public mental health research

Co-production is increasingly promoted within public health and health services research as a way of working that enables greater equality and inclusivity, and that results in research that is more relevant, acceptable and potentially impactful. In this case, peer researchers shared their experiences of mental health to co-produce mental health research working in partnership with SPHR academics.

NEWS, NEWS, TRAINING

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Study shows an additional 10,000 children have entered care due to child poverty

A new study led by NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) academics based at LiLaC (University of Liverpool), published in The Lancet Public Health, offers evidence that rising child poverty rates are contributing to an increase in children entering care in England.

CASE STUDIES, IMPACT

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Impact case study – Raising awareness of inequalities in COVID-19

COVID-19 is a global pandemic, affecting all parts of the world and all parts of society and significantly affecting the way we live and interact with each other. It has caused unprecedented costs to the NHS, public health, social care and the national economy. Everyone, from all walks of life, has been affected by the pandemic. But, as our NIHR School of Public Health Research has shown, some people have been – and will be – far more affected than others: COVID-19 is an unequal pandemic.

NEWS, NEWS, PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

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Collaborating to improve the public’s mental health

This blog post, written by Esther Curtin (University of Bristol), Joyce Coker and Hannah Scott (University of Cambridge) draws on two studies within the Public Mental Health programme in the NIHR School for Public Health Research.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS, TRAINING

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Behind the research: Esther Curtin

Esther Curtin, Research Associate in Public Health at the University of Bristol, talks to us about her role in the SPHR Public mental health programme.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS, TRAINING

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Behind the research: Hannah Scott

Hannah Scott, Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, talks to us about her role in the SPHR Public mental health programme.

NEWS, TRAINING

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NIHR Population Health Career Scientist Award

The NIHR Population Health Career Scientist Award (PHCSA) is a UK-wide initiative to enable senior researchers to make the next step to Reader/Professor level in their host institutions.

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