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Public Mental Health Virtual Symposium 2022

Join us for our second virtual symposium showcasing the latest research conducted within the NIHR School for Public Health Research Public Mental Health (PMH) Programme.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS

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Transport for London’s junk food advertising restrictions linked to reductions in high fat, salt and sugar product purchases

Restricting the outdoor advertising of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) foods and drinks across the Transport for London network is estimated to have significantly decreased the average amount of calories purchased by households every week from these products, according to new research from NIHR SPHR researchers.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS

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SPHR Impact Accelerator Awards – could you enhance or accelerate the impact of your SPHR project?

We are pleased to announce the launch of a scheme to award funding for impact acceleration. These awards will be available to support development and realisation of impact from SPHR research.

Apply for funding to help develop and realise the impact of your SPHR project.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS, PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT

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Can you share your priorities for improving the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged young people with us?

Our researchers are interested in hearing from people who work in youth organisations to hear what their priorities are for improving the health and wellbeing for disadvantaged young people.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS, PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT, TRAINING

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Engaging and working with young people: webinar recording now available

The NIHR Schools for Public Health Research, Primary Care Research and Social Care Research webinar on engaging and working with young people is now available.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS

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NIHR SPHR researchers shine at Lancet Public Health Science 2021 conference

NIHR School for Public Health Research was well represent at the Lancet’s, Public Health Science: A National Conference Dedicated to New Research in UK Public Health, held on 26 November 2021.

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS

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New report: Widening inequalities for children in the North of England cost billions, increase poverty and cost children’s lives

A new report out today paints a stark picture of inequality for children growing up in the North of England post-pandemic compared to those in the rest of the country.

BLOG, NEWS, PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

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Delivering community interventions to improve public mental health

  • Dr Fiona Duncan
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Durham University

NEWS, NEWS AND EVENTS, TRAINING

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SPHR Pre-Doctoral Fellows: organising and attending a week-long writing retreat

In late September 2021, SPHR Pre-Doctoral Fellows Emma Adams (Fuse, Newcastle University), Jo Dawes (UCL), Kate Dotsikas (UCL), Charan Gill (Imperial College), Shivangi Medhi (UCL), and Chiara Rinaldi (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) self-organised a four day face-to-face writing retreat facilitated by Maureen Michael of Room for Writing.

IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, LILAC, NEWS

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Social disadvantage in the UK has a lasting impact on childhood asthma

Children experiencing social disadvantage in their first few years of life have a greatly increased risk of asthma persisting into adulthood. These are the findings of a study by SPHR researchers, published today in the journal Thorax, looking at the early life circumstances of thousands of UK children and their risk for persistent asthma as teenagers.

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