Monthly Archives: June 2016

MRC/DFID African Research Leader scheme 2016/17

The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) announce a further call for proposals for the prestigious African Research Leader awards. This MRC/ DFID jointly funded scheme aims to strengthen research leadership across sub-Saharan … Continue reading

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A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government

A one-day workshop: New evidence and future research for alcohol policy evaluation in Local Government Date: Thursday 30th June 2016 Time: 10:30-15:30 Venue: Voysey Room, Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SN The purpose of this workshop is to: Share findings of … Continue reading

Our latest supplement on The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks

By Natasha Salaria (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) Health Policy and Planning has recently published an open access supplement on The Emergence and Effectiveness of Global Health Networks, funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates … Continue reading

Intersectional public health: filling the gaps for adolescents

In highly specialized environments where every pot has a lid, how do we create a space for intersectionality? Brooke Watson looks at how adolescent mental health services navigate the murky waters of intersectionality. Continue reading

International Early Career Scientist Program

The International Early Career Scientist Program is funded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and will support up to 50 outstanding scientists working in selected countries outside the United States and United … Continue reading

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Alcohol policy, tobacco exceptionalism and the need for policy learning

By Benjamin Hawkins (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Chris Holden (University of York) Despite the substantial health harms associated with alcohol, and the emerging literature on the activities of the alcohol industry, policies at the national and … Continue reading