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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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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 evaluation of public health interventions: a focus on alcohol licensing

This project aims to develop a tool which was used to estimate the impact of alcohol licensing policies on public health and crime across the country, to see if it can be used on a smaller scale to help practitioners in local authorities make decisions around public health interventions and alcohol licensing. 

June 2017 - November 2018

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Developing a systems perspective for the evaluation of local public health interventions

This project aims to better understand and give guidance on how research can take account of local ‘systems’ that shape service delivery and impacts.

June 2017 - November 2018

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Learning from the first five years of NIHR School for Public Health Research: a public involvement perspective

The aim of this project is to look at and assess the diverse approaches to public involvement adopted across the first five years of SPHR, and use these findings to improve SPHR's approach to public involvement (PPI) and contribute to the wider PPI evidence base.

June 2017 - May 2018

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Examining local authority actions to reduce the rapid increase of hot-food takeaways in England

This project complements the Foodscape Project previously funded by SPHR. Whilst the Foodscape project focused on changing what food is served in takeaways, this new project will focus on local authority action to restrict the rapid increase of hot-food takeaways.

November 2017 - February 2019

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Evaluation of the Public Health Alcohol Licencing (PHAL) Tool

This study aimed to understand more about how public health practitioners in London undertake alcohol licensing work and the factors that shape how they can influence licensing decisions.

July 2016 - May 2018

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