Archives for November 2017

Why it’s not always ‘normal’ to exercise – and how that could change

CEDAR PhD Student Anna Le Gouais writes about why her commute and her research are intimately connected.I cruise past the snake of slow moving traffic, the breeze on my face and my raincoat in my basket, in case the weather forecast is wrong, again. The painted cycle path is sacrificed to a bus stop as […]

Childhood obesity in South Africa – is it a problem?

This article by Sonja Klingberg, a PhD student at CEDAR and the MRC Epidemiology Unit, was shortlisted for the 2017 Max Perutz Science Writing Award. You can read all the shortlisted and winning articles here.It’s mid-morning at a primary school in a South African township. The sun is almost at its highest point, and the […]

Upcoming public health talks, seminars and conferences

Bradford Hill Seminar: 24 November 2017, 13:00-14:00 Evidence is Not Enough: Towards a democratically legitimate role for evidence in health policymaking Dr Katherine Smith, Global Public Health Unit Social Policy, University of Edinburgh Large Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Institute of Public Health, University Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge. CEDAR / MRC Epidemiology Seminar: 4 January […]

CEDAR Bulletin – October 2017 – out now

The October 2017 edition of CEDAR Bulletin is out now. Read it here.This issue includes: Vacancy: Research Associate for sugar tax evaluation FRESH Study Steering Committee – community members wanted Evaluating GoActive – a journey of 25,000 miles (so far!) DfT updates walking and cycling guidance based on CEDAR research Changing the way we travel […]