Author Archives: SPHRatLSHTM

Get involved: workshops for CELAD study

Are you interested in community engagement processes and / or shaping your local alcohol environment?  If so, we’d love for you to join us at one of two workshops being held as part of the Community Engagement in Local Alcohol … Continue reading

Public health and alcohol licensing workshop: recommendations for practice

Upcoming workshop on public health and alcohol licensing We’re pleased to announce that the 2nd workshop for the Public Health and Alcohol Licensing study will be held on Monday 26th March, 10.00 – 13.00, at London School of Hygiene & … Continue reading

Public health and alcohol licensing study – findings shared at public health conferences

Emerging findings from the Public Health and Alcohol Licensing (PHAL) study were shared at two key public health conferences in London in November 2017: the Lancet Public Health Science Annual Meeting, and the Annual Public Health Registrars’ Conference for London … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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) … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

BLOG: Public involvement can make or break your research study

A sound approach to public involvement is vital for successful research, its long-term impact and future funding. Use existing knowledge about how to include public and patient perspectives in your research, recommends Martin Lodemore of NIHR’s Involve. About 15 years … Continue reading