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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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What is best practice in school sex education?

Sex and relationship education (SRE) is regarded as vital for improving young people’s sexual health but a third of schools in England lacks good SRE and government guidance is outdated.

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Refreshed and renewed membership for the NIHR School for Public Health Research announced

The refreshed and renewed membership for the NIHR School for Public Health Research has been announced (4 April, 2017).

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Scheme’s success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

Pregnant women are almost twice as likely to quit smoking if they are supported from their first midwife appointment – and then are more likely to have heavier, healthier babies.

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Digital alcohol advice may help to reduce drinking

A study from NIHR SPHR researchers at Fuse has found that people drink less if they receive advice about alcohol from a computer, mobile phone or the internet compared to people who do not get this information, a Fuse study has found.

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Outcomes of the Drink Less alcohol reduction smartphone app trial

Alcohol consumption is responsible for approximately 3.3 million deaths worldwide each year and more than 10 million people in the UK regularly drink above recommended guidelines.

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