Keeping 'research active' helps ensure that we are better at our jobs in practice and in education, hopefully keeping things more interesting and engaging for our students. It also helps us to understand the pressures students too are under in terms of what we are expecting them to produce. Hopefully what they see us doing … Continue reading Maintaining momentum and practicing what we preach
Do you have research you would like to present at this event? There's still time to showcase what you have been involved with, either as a student or practitioner, and by presentation or poster. If you have any ideas, please click here. Otherwise we hope you will attend anyway! Research Workshop Surrey and Sussex Regional … Continue reading Seeking new insights into environmental health through research
In summer 2011 an EH and housing workshop organised by Jill Stewart prompted five British EH academics to create the UK Environmental Health Research Network (UK EHRNet). The network aims to promote a research culture amongst EH professionals, develop their research skills and offer guidance on how research can inform policy and practice. Its creation … Continue reading New year, new publication
As readers may know, legal housing standards and interventions vary across the UK. England and Wales have the Housing Health and Safety Rating System and Scotland has the Tolerable Standard. Each has its own arrangements for public health. This very interesting blog from Lindsay Shaw, Lecturer in Environmental Health, Ulster University, outlines Northern Ireland's Certificates of … Continue reading Northern Ireland’s Certificates of Fitness
As we have long said those at the front line of service delivery have a rich wealth of experience of dealing with highly complex cases of those who live in poor or unsuitable accommodation of various forms. We have been delighted with the response to our call for case studies for out forthcoming book Environmental … Continue reading EHPs are publishing! New housing book on the way…
Via here Earlier this year, in response to requests from Researchgate readers (a very good research network, with growing numbers of EHPs) we made our 2012 eBook Evidence, research and publication: a guide for EH professionals available there for free (see description below). In further response to interest from EHPs across the world, including in … Continue reading Download our free research eBook…
Readers may recall our earlier blog posts about ageing (or click here and here). To read more, those who are able to access it may like to read A Question of Ageing in Environmental Health News (August 2017). This article argues that dementia will be increasingly apparent in our professional and personal lives and that … Continue reading Dementia: who cares?