Cambridgeshire ‘guided busway’ encouraging people to be more active on the commute

The bus might seem like a natural enemy of the vulnerable cyclist. But in Cambridgeshire, a ‘guided busway’ is in fact encouraging more cycling and helping commuters to become more active on their way to work. This is according to a new study from the University of Cambridge, funded by the National Institute for Health […]

Five Evaluation Questions – Interactive

CEDAR has been exploring the possibility of an interactive tool to aid effective and appropriate evaluation of complex health interventions.The basis of this tool is the paper Assessing the Evaluability of Complex Public Health Interventions: Five Questions for Researchers, Funders and Policymakers. (Milbank Quarterly 2011, 89:2, 206–225. DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0009.2011.00626.x).You can read an outline proposal for the […]

Programme

  Sunday 26 May 14.00 Social programme comprising a walking tour of Cambridge city and punting on the River Cam (optional) 18.30 Welcome drinks reception (Lounge Bar) 19.00 Conference dinner (Restaurant)   Monday 27 May                                                                         09.00 Welcome and Introduction: Andy Jones & David Ogilvie Review sessions: evidence and approaches. In these sessions, we will review […]

ISBNPA Post-Conference Satellite 2013

Cambridge, Sunday 26 – Tuesday 28 May 2013More than the sum of the parts? Integration of individual and environmental approaches to changing population-level physical activity behaviour Thank you everyone who attended the conference! Environmental change may be necessary but not sufficient to increase population levels of physical activity. Following the main 2013 ISBNPA Conference in […]

Resources

In this section you can find: All CEDAR Publications in a searchable publications database. Evidence Briefs and data visualisations – succinct summaries of research findings for policymakers and practitioners. Evidence summaries submitted to parliamentary bodies and guidance producing organisations Active Travel: How and Why – a talk given by Jenna Panter at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough […]

Guidance and links

Jump to – CEDAR resources – Evidence sources – Evaluation guidance – Food and diet   CEDAR resourcesThe following are documents that CEDAR has been involved in that support effective evaluation of public health intervention: MRC Guidance – Using natural experiments to evaluate population health interventions. This guidance helps producers, users, funders and publishers of […]

Practice and policy collaboration

Our research is being used to develop and evaluate public health interventions, and is guided by the needs of public health practice. We are pursuing the following strands of work to encourage knowledge exchange. Relationship buildingCEDAR researchers work with public health practitioners as part of their research studies. We also engage with practitioners and policymakers […]