From February 2017, information about the work of the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow is available and updated on the University of Glasgow website.

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News Archive for September 2012

Scottish diet and obesity updates - the Scottish Health Survey 2011

Sep 25, 2012

Results from the Scottish Health Survey 2011 (funded by the Scottish Government) have been published in the seventh report in the series, now conducted annually.

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Research challenges the link between poverty and ‘Ned’ or ‘Chav’ culture

Sep 10, 2012

A new study is challenging stereotypes around the youth subculture whose members are often labelled as ‘neds’ or ‘chavs’. Researchers from the MRC Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at the University of Glasgow interviewed more than 3,000 15-year-olds in and around Glasgow city for the study, published today in the British Sociological Association’s journal Sociology.

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