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University of Cambridge

University of CambridgeThe University of Cambridge is one of eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research which make up the NIHR School for Public Health Research (NIHR SPHR).

The University of Cambridge involvement in the School is led by Professor Carol Brayne CBE, Professor Martin White, Professor Peter Jones, Professor Dame Theresa Marteau and Dr Louise Lafortune and involves 14 academics from the university.


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Research

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Developing age-friendly Towns and Cities: phase 2

This research followed on from a previous SPHR project where a new method was developed to assess how ‘age-friendly’ cities and communities were. This project tested and refined the new assessment method, known as an evaluation tool.

January 2016 - March 2017

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Online data visualisation tools for local public health decision-support: from a food and exercise perspective

This project will assess how useful online data visualisation tools are used in practice to support decision making.

May 2018 - October 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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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

 

 

Contact information

Sabina Taylor
SPHR Administrator
Cambridge University
Cambridge Institute of Public Health
Forvie Site, Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge CB2 0SR

http://www.iph.cam.ac.uk/nihr-sphr/
+44 (0) 1223 330 310
st653@medschl.cam.ac.uk

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