parkrun paper is out!

Our long awaited paper on action research and increasing access to volunteer-led physical activity that is parkrun is out! This great collaboration with stakeholders and academic and non-academics was very important. Do get in touch if you want to read the full paper! https://academic.oup.com/heapro/advance-article/doi/10.1093/heapro/daz113/5645342

Congratulations to Rachel Nutt who got a public engagement award from School of Medicine!

So proud of Rachel Nutt (soon to graduate!) who got an Early Career Researcher Public Engagement Award from School of Medicine! Rachel planned an excellent public engagement event for her ESRC studentship around active living in Fife. It was such a well-thought day with participants from cardiac rehab, health care… Continue reading

Former PhD student Dr Aleksandra Sobota published her first paper from her dissertation!

Aleksandra published her first paper from her dissertation at BMC Cancer (open access): https://bmccancer.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12885-018-4766-y The paper examined the determinants of fertility issues experienced by young women diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancer and it’s a cross-cultural study with data from Poland and UK. Check it out!

We were presenting our work on creating a link between @jogscotland and primary care at #ScotPARC!

We were delighted that we were able to tell the audience about our ongoing work on creating a link between @jogscotland (Scotland’s recreational running network) and primary care in Edinburgh yesterday. SPARC 2018  had a packed programme (http://www.sparc.education.ed.ac.uk/programme/) and it is one of the highlights of the year for those… Continue reading