The PublicHealth@Cambridge network is a multi-disciplinary community for public health research across Cambridge.

“Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of whole populations, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.”

Public Health England comes into operation

Public Health England (PHE), a new executive agency of the Department of Health, takes up its full responsibilities on 1 April 2013. The agency aims to work to help people live longer, healthier lives by supporting and enabling local government, the NHS and the public to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities. […]

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PublicHealth@Cambridge launch event in pictures

      (Pictures by Sean Hickin and Dijana Maric)

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Launch of PublicHealth@Cambridge Research Network

Monday March 25th 2013 The Public Health at Cambridge research network launched on Monday 25th March 2013, drawing together expertise in all aspects of population health across the arts, humanities, social and physical sciences, technology and biomedicine. At the Sainsbury Laboratory in the University Botanical Gardens, around 100 participants from around Cambridge gathered to hear […]

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Air pollution: Europe’s avoidable health risk

An editorial in the Lancet discusses the impact of air pollution on health, in the context of the EU’s designation of 2013 as “The Year of the Air” and a recent report from the Health and Environment Alliance on the health risks of power plants. The author calls for joined-up thinking on this, and other […]

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Conference: Strengthening the UK’s capability in health informatics research

Pre-registration announcement Date: 1st and 2nd May 2013 Venue: The Brunei Auditorium, Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB This two day conference, sponsored by 10 major UK funders, will bring together leading researchers, the NHS and industry. The aim is to understand how we can realise the unparalleled opportunities for clinical, health […]

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Public Health at Cambridge

The PublicHealth@Cambridge network is building a  multi-disciplinary community for public health  research across Cambridge. Search our directory of members and find out more about joining us. “Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health and well-being of whole populations, preventing ill-health and prolonging life through the organised efforts of society.”

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