Archives for March 2016

Opinion: stop accusing the poor of making bad diet choices

Dr Pablo Monsivais, Programme Lead for Social, Economic and Neighbourhood Determinants of Diet writes in The Conversation about what we can learn from history about improving the nation’s diet.Last month, the UK health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, called childhood obesity “a national emergency”, but the government has once again delayed publishing its strategy aimed at combating […]

CEDAR Bulletin March 2016 – out now!

The March 2016 edition of CEDAR Bulletin is out now. Read it here.This issue includes: Help us improve our communications – please update your details Join us for the UKCRC Public Health Research Centres of Excellence Conference, 14/15 July 2016 Evidence Brief: Creating Active School Environments – Evidence Review Children need more support to be […]

New Evidence Brief: Making the CASE – Creating Active School Environments for Adolescents

Examining the secondary school environment, the Creating Active School Environments (CASE) project, funded by the Department of Health, aims to find ways to help adolescents be more active and sit less.This first Evidence Brief from the CASE project summarises two evidence reviews of academic and non-academic literature into how the school environment can influence physical […]