Archives for September 2017

Vacancy: Research Associate for evaluation of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy

Research Associate – evaluation of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy (‘sugar tax’)We are looking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Associate with experience in quantitative research methods to contribute to an evaluation of the UK Soft Drinks Industry Levy (‘sugar tax’). This is a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to internationally important dietary public […]

NIHR funds research to evaluate the health impacts of the new sugar tax on soft drinks

CEDAR and other NIHR researchers have launched a pioneering study to evaluate impact of the UK Government’s forthcoming tax on sugary drinks.The Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL), due to be enforced from April 2018, is being introduced as part of the UK Government’s Childhood Obesity Plan to address childhood obesity, and related conditions such as […]

UK Department for Transport updates walking and cycling appraisal guidance based on CEDAR research

The Department for Transport (DFT) has published proposed changes for their Transport Appraisal Guidance (TAG) for active travel based on CEDAR research which brings together the latest understanding of the various benefits of cycling and walking.The new guidance specifies the appraisal process for projects that support walking and cycling in England. The previous guidance, introduced […]