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 February 2016

Smoking bans have helped cut childhood smoking uptake by a fifth

Feb 25, 2016

New research suggests smoking bans across the UK have reduced the uptake of smoking by teenagers by roughly a fifth.

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Parents over peers: new study shines light on teenage drinking and parental influence

Feb 10, 2016

A study of adolescents’ drinking habits between the ages of 11 to 17 has found that the heaviest consumers of alcohol were teenagers who were under the lowest levels of parental control, and who were also the most secretive about their drinking.?

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Try Science! with University of Glasgow researchers

Feb 9, 2016

Researchers at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit used their experience and work to inspire potential scientists of the future at Glasgow Science Centre’s Try Science Days on 4th and 5th February.

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