All posts tagged SPHR@L

BLOG: Transforming community relations is the starting point for achieving real public health improvements

Healthful communities do not emerge out of social and economic deprivation or through top-down intervention. The key is listening to what communities say is making them ill and creating partnerships to address these issues. This allows change to take off and gain a life of its own, explain Katrina…

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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: SPHR@L presents at LSHTM Public Health & Policy Faculty seminar!

On 9th June 2015, the NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM (SPHR@L) was featured as ‘Research Group of the month’ within the Public Health & Policy (PHP) Faculty seminar series and presented some its current research, as well as a talk on how we build connections, capacity and…

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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.

Download a copy!

Like what you see? Let us know at: sphr@lshtm.ac.uk  or tweet us @SPHRatLSHTM (#newbrochure)

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ESRC seminar series: Reuniting the Evidence Base for Planning and Health

Reuniting the Evidence Base for Planning and Health – ESRC seminar
Monday 23 February 2015 – 1.00-4.30pm – London

www.phe-events.org.uk/esrcseminar1

Are you interested in attending an ESRC funded seminar, hosted by Public Health England, on ‘Reuniting the Evidence Base for Planning and Health’?

Public Health…

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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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SEMINAR: Telling policy stories: an ethnographic study of the use of evidence in policy-making in the UK

SPHR@L Seminar Series

NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM

Telling policy stories: an ethnographic study of the use of evidence in policy-making in the UK
Speaker: Professor Alex Stevens (University of Kent)
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Read the seminar blog
 
Tuesday, 19th November 2013
Time: 12.45…

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BLOG: Be wary of policy-makers bearing evidence

Be wary of policy-makers bearing evidence
The use of evidence in policy-making is subject to systematic bias, argues Professor Alex Stevens, who observed behind the scenes in a Whitehall government department

How do civil servants use evidence in their everyday work as they create policies? That’s what…

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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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