Working better together

How do we continue to explore and learn about how history informs current evidence-based policy? Our book - Pioneers in Public Health: Lessons from History - show us how, in focusing and working together, we can jointly create something that promotes environmental health and that reviewers see as  '[a] timely and inspiring book' (from Environmental … Continue reading Working better together

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RSPH Student Essay Competition 2018

RSPH is currently promoting is annual essay competition for its student members and this year student essay entries can focus on the following areas: What do you feel is the most important priority for public health - and how should we tackle it? Social media use in public health campaigns: a force for good or … Continue reading RSPH Student Essay Competition 2018

Guest blog: Una Kane’s research on private water supplies

Rob writes – my great thanks to Una Kane for providing this guest blog, the latest summary (I will write about her others soon) of her researcher-practitioner work with Sussex colleagues and the impact it’s having on national policy. Questions and comments welcome of course, plus I plan to talk to Una soon about many … Continue reading Guest blog: Una Kane’s research on private water supplies

Healthy Built Environment Toolkit – upcoming Webinar (British Columbia time)

The Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit: How can community planning and design make us healthier? August 21, 2018 1:00–2:30 p.m. (ET) Created by the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit is a synthesis of current research that demonstrates how community planning and design can influence our healthy lifestyle choices … Continue reading Healthy Built Environment Toolkit – upcoming Webinar (British Columbia time)

Upcoming NCCDH webinar on intervention entry points for health promotion practice: 26th June

Our Canadian friends at the National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health have asked us to circulate these details. Enjoy! The NCCDH and Health Promotion Canada (HPC) are collaborating on a series of webinars to highlight several chapters of the newly released book Health Promotion in Canada 4th edition: New Perspectives on Theory, Practice, Policy, and Research. The goal is … Continue reading Upcoming NCCDH webinar on intervention entry points for health promotion practice: 26th June

First review of EH and Housing: issues in public health

The first review of our new book Environmental Health and Housing: issues in public health has been published in Environmental Health News, 33 (5) 11. With thanks to Dave Arkle. Click here for more details and to pre-order. “The book is an easy read, but retains academic robustness. It covers a wide housing- and health-related … Continue reading First review of EH and Housing: issues in public health