CEDAR Bulletin – December 2017 – out now

The December 2017 edition of CEDAR Bulletin is out now. Read it here.This issue includes: New Evidence Brief: Roads and communities CEDAR in the media: Children in poor areas exposed to fast food takeaways The price of prevention – healthy diets and the cost of food Video: a sequel to Lou’s Tuesday – Properties of […]

The price of prevention – healthy diets and the cost of food

For decades, the UK government has provided science-based recommendations and guidelines for healthy eating, but British diets still fall short of these recommendations. Understanding the population-level factors behind this shortfall is necessary so we can devise how the guidance can better serve public health.A major influence on which foods people buy and their overall eating […]

Upcoming public health talks, seminars and conferences

Included below are talks organised by CEDAR and the MRC Epidemiology Unit, as well as other departments and institutions in the region. Full details, including relevant contacts via the links.To subscribe to alerts about future seminars, please visit www.cedar.iph.cam.ac.uk/subscribe Bradford Hill Seminar: 9 March 2018, 13:00-14:00 Professor Bernie Hannigan, Public Health England Realising public health […]

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 […]