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More than enough on our plates: Tackling the obesity crisis by shrinking fish and chips

A smaller portion of fish and chips has been embraced by takeaway owners and customers, research has found and may well be healthier for us.

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Behind the research: Dr Emma Halliday

Dr Emma Halliday, a Senior Research Fellow at Lancaster University and a member of LiLaC, talks to us about working in public health research.

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Major new report connects North’s poor health with poor productivity

Poor health has been linked with the North’s poor productivity for the first time in a major new report led by a SPHR researcher.

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Welcoming our new PhD students to the NIHR community

Earlier this month SPHR held an event to welcome the School’s first cohort of PhD students to the NIHR community.

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Behind the research: Louis Goffe

Louis Goffe, Research Associate at Newcastle University shares his experience of working in public health research.

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SPHR researchers receive Emerald Literati Award

Dr Bettina Friedrich and Dr Oliver Mason, SPHR researchers at UCL have received a Highly-Commended Paper Award in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards of Excellence.

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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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