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News Archive for October 2007

Former PhD student awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize

Oct 25, 2007

Steven Cummins has been awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize in recognition of his research achievements in geography, epidemiology and public health.

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Annual Report now available online

Oct 23, 2007

MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit Annual Report 2006/7 can now be downloaded.

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New Report on Health Inequalities In Scotland

Oct 23, 2007

Sally Macintyre has published an Occasional Paper on Inequalities in health in Scotland: what are they and what can we do about them.

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Giving Employees More Say Can Improve Their Health

Oct 19, 2007

A report published this month has found that health benefits can follow workplace organisational changes that improve employee control and participation in workplace decision-making.

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Landmark Research on Gender and Health

Oct 16, 2007

A special issue of Social Science and Medicine has recognised this Unit's contribution to gender and health research by republishing a number of landmark articles.

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Robert Young: Award for conference presentation

Oct 11, 2007

MRC researcher Robert Young won a sponsored delegation to the 12th European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour at the recent Suicide Information Research and Evidence Network conference, Glasgow.

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Smoking and Scottish Youths

Oct 9, 2007

New research on smoking amongst Scottish youths focuses on the relationship between personal income, parental social class and the cost of smoking.

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