All posts tagged local government

Public health and alcohol licensing study – update from first stakeholder workshop, September 2017 update

First stakeholder workshop – 13th September 2017
On 13th September, we held the first stakeholder workshop for the Public Health and Alcohol Licensing (PHAL) tool study, at LSHTM, Keppel St, London.  The aims of the workshop were to:

 Share early findings from the study with public health and other local authority…

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Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government – June 2017 study update

Update on study progress and forthcoming stakeholder workshop

Study overview
As public health has an increasing role to play in shaping how alcohol is sold in local areas, we are interested in finding out more about how public health practitioners approach alcohol licensing work and what influences their practice, to…

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Exploring public health contributions to alcohol licensing in local government: A London-based research study

Overview:

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Safe Sociable London Partnership and Southwark Public Health are conducting a research study to explore the range of influences on public health practitioners’ contributions to alcohol licensing processes in local authorities across London.  As public health has an increasing role to…

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A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government
Date: Thursday 30th June 2016

Time: 10:30-15:30

Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN

The purpose of this workshop is to:

Share findings of new…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Next ‘Why evaluate?’ workshop to be held on 24th May in Birmingham for local government practitioners

‘Why Evaluate?’ A one-day introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation in local government

Run in collaboration with colleagues from Public Health England West Midlands this workshop will explore evaluation issues and offer some pointers to local government practitioners on how to think about and evaluate the effects of…

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BLOG: Co-production is vital so research addresses councils’ requirements in this tough financial climate

Existing research must be distilled and targeted for councils, who should become expert clients and tell universities what they need, argues David Pye
 
 “We need a better focus on the three ‘C’s – co-production of new research, curation of existing knowledge and clearer client demand from local authorities to…

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BLOG: Liberalising drinking hasn’t left much chance for thinking

Alcohol policy has, for too long, spurned evidence or evaluation. Scotland is showing England and Wales the way forward, prioritising monitoring and evaluation of new policies to help generate better evidence, argues David Humphreys

Government policies to control alcohol have, over the years, set public health researchers a series of…

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SEMINAR: Preventing harm with alcohol licensing: can we generate evidence from policy?

SPHR@L Seminar Series
NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM

‘Preventing harm with alcohol licensing: can we generate evidence from policy?’

Speaker: David Humphreys (University of Oxford)

Seminar abstract – D Humphreys

Seminar blog coming soon…

Date: Wednesday, 11th March 2015

Time: 17.15-18.30 – reception to follow
Venue…

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U.o.Exter & SPHR@L announce 3rd ‘Why Evaluate?’ workshop

Why evaluate? A one-day workshop on research, evidence and evaluation in local government

We live in a society in which it is increasingly important for decisions to be “evidence-based”. Among other things, this implies a need to evaluate new programmes and policies to find out “what works”. Yet…

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SPHR@L launches new brochure!

SPHR@L is very excited to announce the publication of its new brochure, outlining who we are the important research we are undertaking.

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