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Making cities better places to grow old in: SPHR-funded PhD study at LiLaC

Sara Ronzi, a SPHR-funded PhD student in the Department of Public Health and Policy at LiLaC (based at the University of Liverpool), is exploring aspects of how to make cities better places to grow old in.

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SPHR Fuse lead appointed Director of NIHR Health Research Programme

We are delighted to announce that Professor Martin White has been appointed as Programme Director of the NIHR Public Health Research (PHR) Programme.

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SPHR opens Round 2 of Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme

The second round of SPHR’s innovative Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme (PHPES) opens on Friday 17th January, 2014.

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Implementation of health promotion in schools – insights from a realist review

School-based interventions and campaigns are used to promote health and address a wide variety of public health problems.

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Health and wellbeing effects of participating in conservation or environmental enhancement activities – findings from SPHR systematic review

Contact with the environment is thought to have a range of impacts on health and well-being, from better mental health amongst those living closer to green spaces to providing a place for healthy physical activity.

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Fuse transforming the ‘foodscape’

New SPHR-funded research is underway to develop and test the feasibility of interventions to promote healthier take-away, pub and restaurant food.

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SPHR ‘Men in Sheds’ research findings published on Age UK website

The state of older men's health is a greatly overlooked public health challenge.

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SPHR’s UCL lead receives damehood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Anne M Johnson (MD FMedSci FRCP FFPH FRCGP), Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, has been awarded a damehood in the Queen's Birthday Honours for 2013.

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SPHR launches innovative scheme to evaluate local public health initiatives

SPHR’s goal is to produce high quality evidence needed by public health practice to improve the health of the population and help reduce health inequalities.

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