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News Archive for May 2011

Moving Out, Moving On?

May 31, 2011

A new report from the GoWell study compares the experiences of residents who move out of neighbourhoods undergoing regeneration and demolition, to those who remain in the neighbourhoods.

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Annual Report 2010

May 19, 2011

The MRC Social & Public Health Sciences Unit's 2010 Annual Report is now available to download

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Shift in social class of mothers undergoing Caesarean sections in Scotland

May 18, 2011

A new study shows that advantaged mothers in Scotland are more likely to have their babies by planned Caesarean section than mothers living in poorer circumstances.

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Launch of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at Glasgow University

May 13, 2011

The University of Glasgow recently launched a new Institute which will bring together researchers working in the social and population health sciences.

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SPHSU to contribute to a new MSc in Global Health

May 11, 2011

Unit members are collaborating with the University of Glasgow to develop a core course for a proposed Masters programme. This core course is to be called 'Health in its Social Context.

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'As seen on TV': Media support for a new men's health initiative

May 11, 2011

'Football Fans in Training' (FFIT) is an imaginative men's health initiative that has caught the eye of both media and fans alike (updated 11th May 2011).

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SPHSU student wins prize for Masters dissertation

May 11, 2011

Joanne Neary has won the Mark Herrington award for "best dissertation" on the subject of regeneration.

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