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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.

BLOG, FUSE, NEWS AND EVENTS, PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME

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Changing school culture to improve mental health

  • Tricia Jessiman
  • Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Public Health Research
  • University of Bristol

NEWS AND EVENTS, PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME, TRAINING

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Behind the research: Tricia Jessiman

Tricia Jessiman, Senior Research Associate in Qualitative Public Health Research (University of Bristol), talks to us about her role in the SPHR Public mental health programme.  

EVENTS, NEWS AND EVENTS

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09Feb

Pragmatic use of Artificial Intelligence with Big Healthcare Data

This session aims to provide a balanced perspective on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods in healthcare, balancing their huge potential with the very real challenges that are associated with such models.

Find out more

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, TRAINING

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NIHR SPHR Trainee Annual Meeting: My career path workshop

The SPHR training community came together to discuss career planning, share experiences and heard from inspiring speakers working in public health research,

CASE STUDIES, IMPACT

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Impact case study – The impact of reducing the cost to access local authority leisure facilities in the North West of England on health inequalities

A lack of physical activity can affect people’s health and wellbeing, for example, it can help to explain why some people develop illnesses such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. However, the cost of using leisure centres to be physically active may be a particular barrier for people living on low incomes.

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.

FUSE, NEWS AND EVENTS

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The way the government talks about ‘childhood obesity’ is flawed. Should we even be talking about it at all…?

Writing for the Fuse Blog, Naomi Griffin, Fuse/NIHR SPHR Post Doctoral Research Associate, looks at how UK policy defines 'obesity' and its approach to 'choice' & 'stigma' in relation to health inequalities.

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