Evidence Submissions

Below are a number of our evidence submissions to policy bodies and guidance producing organisations, many submitted jointly with the MRC Epidemiology Unit. If you have questions about these, please contact Oliver Francis, ocf26@cam.ac.ukOn this page: DEFRA – The future for food, farming and the environment – May 2018 Health and Social Care Committee – […]

Recent CEDAR Publications: active travel, greenhouse gas reduction and children’s physical activity

The following papers are a selection of recent publications by CEDAR authors Change in active travel and changes in recreational and total physical activity in adults: longitudinal findings from iConnect (International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity). OPEN ACCESS. Health co-benefits and transportation-related reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in the San Francisco Bay Area […]

Evidence Brief 2: school-based physical activity programmes

Review for the Youth Sport Trust – November 2012 This Brief summarises a lay review commissioned by the Youth Sport Trust. It gives an overview of school based programmes for promoting physical activity in children and adolescents, and examines evidence about whether certain programmes work better for particular groups of children.Jump to: Physical Activity in […]

Evidence Brief 1: Supporting physical activity in schools

Findings from the SPEEDY study – May 2012 Being physically active is good for children’s health and wellbeing, and can be an important part of combating obesity. However, many children in the UK are not meeting the current physical activity guidelines. As children spend a large amount of time at school or travelling to and […]

Evidence Briefs and Data Visualisations

Our Evidence Briefs are succinct summaries of our research findings for policymakers and practitioners, developed in collaboration with our partners. We are also developing data visualisation and other interactive tools to give insight into public health data.If you have comments or questions, please contact Oliver on ocf26@cam.ac.uk. You can also contact Oliver if you would […]


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 […]