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Case study: Helping mums-to-be quit smoking in the North East

The number of women who smoke during pregnancy is higher in the North East than elsewhere in England.

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Improving the health of students and staff at English academies

The NIHR School for Public Health Research is exploring how local government and public health experts can work with academy school chains and free school groups to improve staff and student health.

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Behind the research: Dr Jamie Brown

Today we meet Dr Jamie Brown, Principal Research Associate and Deputy Director of the Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group at UCL.

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Influencing alcohol policy across England

In England councils decide how alcohol policy will be implemented in their local areas, which provides councils with the opportunity to tailor its approach to suit local needs.

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Behind the research: Professor Sarah Salway

To celebrate the 2018 NIHR I am Research campaign, the NIHR School for Public Health (SPHR) has asked members of the School’s community to share their experiences of working in public health research.

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NIHR School for Public Health Research launch PhD Studentships

The NIHR School for Public Health Research (NIHR SPHR) is funding up to 25 PhD Studentships as part of an initiative to build capacity in public health research.

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NIHR School for Public Health Research PhD Studentships announced

The NIHR School for Public Health Research has announced it will fund up to 20 PhD Studentships as part of an initiative to build capacity in public health research.

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SPHR Public Health Experts named NIHR Senior Investigators

Four members of NIHR School for Public Health Research have been appointed as NIHR Senior Investigators.

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What factors make ‘age-friendly environments’ effective?

A new study, published in the journal Systematic Reviews, conducted by researchers at the University of Liverpool and Newcastle University has identified the most effective initiatives for promoting respect and social inclusion for older people living in the community.

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Study of 3,000 drinkers’ attempts to cut down produces sobering results

January is a popular month for people trying to reduce their alcohol intake but how successful are they in doing so?

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