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NIHR SPHR challenges for public health research: reflections and ways forward

Understanding complex systems and context, while retaining generalisability of findings, are key issues, as the next stage of our research tries to genuinely involve the public.

By Matt Egan
SPHR at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (SPHR@L) has dealt with a lot of different topics and…

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LSHTM’s response to renewed membership of the NIHR School for Public Health Research

NIHR announcement of renewed School for Public Health membership – 4th April 2017

The LSHTM renewal bid was led by Mark Petticrew, Karen Lock, Steve Cummins, Matt Egan and Richard Smith. The LSHTM team is greatly looking forward to five more years of collaboration with the other SPHR members, developing new…

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Refreshed and renewed membership for the NIHR School for Public Health Research announced

The refreshed and renewed membership for the NIHR School for Public Health Research was announced (4 April 2017).

Following an open competition, the membership of the School from 1 April 2017 to 30 March 2022 is confirmed as:

University of Bristol
University of Cambridge
Fuse – Research collaboration between Newcastle University…

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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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ANNOUNCEMENT: Next ‘Why Evaluate?’ workshop for local government practitioners!

This event has now passed.
SPHR@L is excited to announce a further workshop on ‘Why evaluate?: An introductory workshop on research, evidence and evaluation for local government.’
We are particularly interested in engaging with those working in housing, transport, and planning etc to be better equipped to design evaluations…

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NEWS: NIHR Annual Report ’12/ ’13 released

The NIHR Annual Report for 2012/2013 is now published.

The report is in a new format with four main sections illustrating the work carried out by the NIHR in the last year.

The four sections are:

Section 1: Patients and the public – looks at how patients and the public…

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NEWS: 2nd SPHR Annual Scientific Meeting held in London

Second SPHR Annual Scientific Meeting held in London [Posted on 17th October, 2013]

The second NIHR SPHR Annual Scientific Meeting was held in London on 8th October 2013 at the UCL Institute of Child Health. The meeting was held the day after an evening reception for researchers, who were addressed…

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