Evidence Beyond the Health Sector: ReSCuE project

Brief project description: Systematic review of qualitative data on views and perceptions of research evidence among local-level policy-makers and practitioners in sectors related to the built environment.

Rationale: Decisions made in many different policy sectors may have important impacts on population health outcomes. This is particularly true of…

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Senior Lecturer in Public Health Evaluation

JOB OPPORTUNITY [published 8th July 2013]

Senior Lecturer; Department of Social & Environmental Health Research

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer with a strong record of research and teaching in public health evaluation to join the NIHR School for Public Health Research at LSHTM. The successful applicant should…

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PUBLICATION: Population-level interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm: An overview of systematic reviews

As part of the Evaluating Local Government Alcohol Policies project, the following output has been published:

Link through to it at Preventive Medicine

Citation: Martineau F, Tyner E, Lorenc T, Petticrew M, Lock K. Population-level interventions to reduce alcohol-related harm: An overview of systematic reviews. Preventive Medicine. Available…

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DISCUSSION PAPER: Policy Decisions in the Transport Sector

SPHR@L Discussion Paper: Policy Decisions in the Transport Sector by Rebecca Steinbach, May 2013

This discussion paper aims to inform SPHR@L’s work as part of the NIHR School for Public Health Research. To contribute to the development of our work on providing useful evidence for evaluation relating…

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NEWS: Evaluation Scheme launch!

ANNOUNCEMENT: Launch of Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme (PHPES) – 26th June 2013

We are pleased to announce the launch of SPHR’s Public Health Practice Evaluation Scheme (PHPES). PHPES will enable public health practitioners from any sector to work in partnership with the SPHR team on robust evaluations of innovative…

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BLOG: The Social Life of Decisions

The Social Life of Decisions
Listening and watching is helping us to understand and inform how patients, practitioners and policy makers make up their minds, explains Dr Tim Rapley, presenting at the SPHR@L seminar on 30th May 2013

I recently watched a video of an elderly lady, supported by…

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