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Blog: Who do you involve when researching public mental health?

Laura E. Fischer is the Public Involvement Coordinator and Researcher for a new programme of work in the NIHR School for Public Health Research that aims to understand and improve public mental health. Here she explains why recruiting a team of co-researchers based upon ‘expertise by experience’ is such a complex task and the guiding principles that helped her.

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NIHR SPHR researchers win Emerald Literati Award

Four researchers from the NIHR School for Public Health Research have won a prestigious Emerald Literati Award for outstanding scholarly research.

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An ‘unprecedented’ rise in infant mortality linked to poverty in England

SPHR researchers from LiLaC and Fuse have published an important new study in the BMJ Open, linking the recent rise in infant mortality to poverty. This is the first time research has explored area deprivation and inequalities when examining the rise in infant mortality, including the reasons behind the rise.

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NIHR School for Public Health Research Fellowships call now open

The NIHR School for Public Health Research has announced it will fund up to 16 pre- and post-doctoral Fellowships as part of an initiative to build capacity in public health research. Deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 20th September.

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Blog: Take it away: a masterclass in healthy takeaways

Writing for the Fuse Blog, Scott Lloyd and Karen Pearson discuss working with takeaway owners to encourage healthier cooking and menu options in takeaways.

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Blog: Perseverance and Public Health: creating a cultural shift takes time

In the latest Fuse blog, Susan Jones considers how we answer questions about the effectiveness of interventions designed to help people change their behaviour.

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Healthy people, healthy places

The NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) held its sixth Annual Scientific Meeting on Tuesday 26th March 2019 at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead.

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Blog: Are you making the most of your public health budget? There’s a tool for that

Over the last few months SPHR researchers have been undertaking an independent evaluation of one of Public Health England’s published resources, the Prioritisation Framework.

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Blog: Have you haddock enough?

Writing for the Fuse blog, Louis Goffe discusses working with takeaway owners and industry partners to offer smaller portions of fish & chips.

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