SPHR@L Seminar Series
All the below events are taking place from 12.45-14.00 at LSHTM 15-17 Tavistock Place London WC1H 9SH
Tuesday, 28th March 2017: James White (DECIPHer, Cardiff) – Jerry Morris B Room
‘Improving Mental Health through the Regeneration of Deprived Neighborhoods: A Natural Experiment’
Read the Seminar abstract here.
No need to RSVP – all welcome! Refreshments will also provided.
Sit tight – our new seminar series to be announced!
Monday 27th Feb, 2017 ‘Agent Based Models for Public Health Research and Practice: Modelling Alcohol Systems’ Mark McCann (MRC Unit, Glasgow); Seminar abstract – McCann
29th Sep, 2016 ‘Do spatially targeted initiatives improve health and well-being?’ Richard Crisp (Sheffield Hallam University); Seminar abstract – R Crisp and Seminar blog – R Crisp and R Crisp seminar slides and storyboard of R Crisp #sphrseminar tweets
12th April, 2016 ‘Connecting Communities and complexity: creating the conditions for transformational change’ Katrina Wyatt & Robin Durie (University of Exeter); Seminar blog – KW & RD and storyboard of KW & RD #sphrseminar tweets
20th May, 2015 ‘Using alcohol licensing to achieve public health objectives: limits and limitations’ Niamh Fitzgerald (University of Stirling); Seminar abstract – N Fitzgerald and Seminar blog – N Fitzgerald and storyboard of N Fitzgerald’s #sphrseminar tweets
11th Mar, 2015 ‘Preventing harm with alcohol licensing: can we generate evidence from policy?’ David Humphreys (University of Oxford); Seminar abstract – D Humphreys and Seminar blog – D Humphreys and Seminar slides – D Humphreys and storyboard of D Humphreys #sphrseminar tweets
16th Oct, 2014 ‘Politics, localism and epistemologies of practice: How will evidence-based public health fare in the world of local government?’ Gemma Phillips (University of Edinburgh/ University of Glasgow); Seminar abstract – G Phillips and Seminar blog – G Phillips and Seminar slides – G Phillips and storyboard of G Phillips #sphrseminar tweets
7th Oct, 2014 “‘Shifting the Gravity of Spending?’ Exploring methods for supporting public health commissioners in priority-setting to improve population health and address health inequalities.” S Scalabrini (Durham University); Seminar abstract – S Scalabrini and Seminar blog – S Scalabrini and Seminar slides – S Scalabrini and storyboard of S Scalabrini #sphrseminar tweets
20th May, 2014 “Can agent-based models inform the evaluation of complex natural experiments?” Z Chalabi (LSHTM) and Theo Lorenc (UCL); Z Chalabi/ T Lorenc seminar abstract and Z Chalabi/ T Lorenc seminar blog and storyboard of Z Chalabi & T Lorenc #sphrseminar tweets
20th March, 2014 “Minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland: Lessons for evidence-informed policy” Dr. S Vittal Katikireddi, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow; S V Katikreddi seminar abstract and S Vittal Katikireddi seminar blog
25th February, 2014 “Can neighbourhood demolition really be a low impact public health intervention? Complex finising from a UK natural experiment evaluation (GoWell)” Dr. Matt Egan, LSHTM; Matt Egan seminar blog & Matt Egan seminar abstract & Matt Egan seminar slides (GoWell)
19th November, 2013 “Telling Policy Stories: An Ethnographic Study of the Use of Evidence in Policy-making in the UK” Prof. Alex Stevens, University of Kent; Alex Steven’s seminar abstract & Alex Steven’s seminar blog & A Stevens seminar slides
10th October, 2013 “Can specific approaches to community engagement help to reduce inequalities in health?” Prof. James Thomas, Dr. Alison O’Mara-Eves & Mrs Ginny Brunton, Institute of Education; J Thomas et al seminar abstract & J Thomas et al seminar blog & J Thomas et al seminar slides
30th May, 2013: “The Social Life of Decisions” Dr. Tim Rapley, Newcastle University; T. Rapley seminar blog
25th March, 2013: “Where Should the Public be in Public Health? A Discussion of Citizenship and Lay Involvement in UK Public Health” Professors Jane South and Mark Gamsu, Leeds Metropolitan University; Phillip Woodward, NICE Local Government Reference Group; and Angela Donkin, UCL Institute of Health Equity; P. Woodward seminar slides & P. Woodward seminar Discussion Questions
29th January, 2013: “Who Runs Public Health? Evidence, Policy and Networks” Kathryn Oliver, University of Manchester; K Oliver seminar slides
13th December, 2012: “Killer Facts, Politics and Information: Reflections on the Place of Evidence in Public Health and Policy” Prof. Margaret Whitehead, University of Liverpool.