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Optimising the alcohol reduction smartphone app: Drink Less

This research project will further develop the Drink Less app to incorporate findings from the original Drink Less study to make the app more suitable and user friendly.

January 2018 - July 2019

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Supporting Public Health Practice to reduce health inequalities: a review of SPHR research evidence

This project aims to support SPHR to increase the profile of, and access to the research evidence it has already produced that has potential to support local action to address health inequalities and to maximise the relevance of future research for this policy and practice agenda.

July 2018 - December 2018

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Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme: lessons learned

This project will evaluate the first five years of the Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme to inform and improve the School's future research collaboration.

April 2018 - December 2018

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Evaluating the impact of the changing role of social housing providers on inequalities for residents and communities

This work aims to explore how current changes to the role of housing officers at social housing providers has affected the health and wellbeing of residents, local communities and on other local services.

April 2018 - March 2019

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Health and economic impacts of welfare rights advice in the UK

This research aims to build a working group between SPHR researchers to address outstanding research questions on the broader health and economic impacts of welfare rights advice.

June 2018 - May 2019

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Safeguarding children affected by parental substance misuse

This research project will look at parenting interventions which may be adapted for non-substance misusing parents and caregivers within families where one parent misuses substances.

April 2018 - September 2019

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Developing age-friendly rural communities

This research builds on the Age-Friendly Cities (AFC) project, and will focus on rural communities in England and the challenges and opportunities they present for ageing populations.

January 2018 - December 2018

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Developing a new school-based digital intervention to prevent harmful alcohol use among young people aged 13-14 years

This research aims to carry out qualitative research to underpin the development of a new internet-based intervention to prevent alcohol use and related harms aimed at year 9 students.

January 2018 - April 2019

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Evaluating the health impacts of HS2 and Crossrail

This project aims to provide the groundwork for future evaluation studies of large transport projects in the city of London, namely Crossrail and High Speed Rail 2 (HS2).

May 2017 - April 2018

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Improving the health of students and staff at English academies

This project builds on previous research funded by SPHR and aims to provide an understanding of how researchers could work with multi-academy school chains and groups of free schools to implement health interventions.

February 2018 - January 2019

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