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Conference “Comparative perspectives on social inequalities in life and death” 1 June

St John’s College Reading Group on Health Inequalities  is holding a one day interdisciplinary conference at the Old Divinity School in St John’s College: “Comparative perspectives on social inequalities in life and death” including a Public Lecture: “Development of social behaviour in children from infancy: neurobiological, relational and situational interactions”  More information and registration  

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Mapping Morality in Global Health Conference 26-27 June

A two-day conference that brings together experts from across a range of disciplines, including anthropology, epidemiology, history, politics, philosophy and theology to discuss some of the most interesting and pressing questions of morality arising in contemporary global health. 26 – 27 June Alison Richard Building 7 West Road Cambridge CB3 9DT

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Challenges of experimental government seminar series

Randomised Control Trials, behavioural insights and ‘nudge’ style policy interventions have become popular in government, development policy, academia and business. There is, however, a lack of information and evidence on the challenges of setting up and implementing these complex social interventions and experimental evaluations particularly documenting when things go wrong and why. This seminar series […]

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Spotlight on mental health research from across the Network

Spotlight on Mental Health: the 2017 Public Health@Cambridge Network Showcase The fantastic thing about this year’s event (which took place 14 June) was the way mental health was illuminated from such different angles and sources, from cognition to criminology and economics, education, history, public health, psychology, psychiatry and sociology. There were twelve reasonably short talks […]

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2017 PublicHealth@Cambridge Network Showcase

The showcase presented an opportunity to explore research in the area of mental health from across the PublicHealth@Cambridge Network. It took place 14 June 2017. The annual Network showcase brought together our multidisciplinary community to explore the strength and breadth of public health related research being conducted across Cambridge, facilitating new collaborative approaches and integrated research. […]

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Mediterranean diet could lower risk of cardiovascular disease in UK

Britons eating a Mediterranean diet could lower their risk of developing heart disease and stroke, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. In this study, the first of its kind carried out in a UK population, the researchers found that healthy individuals with greater adherence to a Mediterranean-type diet had 6 […]

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Public Health@ Cambridge 2015 Showcase

The 2015 PublicHealth@Cambridge Network showcase event took place on Monday 8th June at the Kaetsu Centre, Murray Edwards College.  This event was a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the range of public health and wellbeing research being conducted across Cambridge and explore future collaborative approaches. The full programme for the day is below along with links to […]

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Public Health events at the Cambridge Science Festival 2015

Welcome to the Cambridge Science Festival 2015, which invites everyone to explore world-leading science. The festival presents a series of events between Monday 9th and Sunday 22nd of March,  including a number of events relevant to public and population health. We hope the selected highlights below will be of interest: Future reactive – children’s visions […]

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Join in and vote at the “Hands off My Health Records?” panel debate at Science Festival – 22 March

Join Institute scientists and guests at “Hands off my health records?: why sharing your health data matters” on Sunday at the Cambridge Science Festival. Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE. MAP The panel will look at how health records have the power to transform treatments during illness […]

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Network Showcase event, May 27th 2014

The 2014 PublicHealth@Cambridge Network showcase event took place on Tuesday May 27th at the Sainsbury Laboratory, near the University Botanical Gardens.

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