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Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report (2023)
Report
Jones, M., Sarah, H., Ismail, S., & Beardmore, A. (2023). Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report. Bristol UWE: National Lottery Community Fund

This report provides a summary and synthesis of UWE’s evaluation of the Food for Life Get Togethers programme (2019–23). The phrase ‘Get Togethers’ highlights the connections that people from all ages and backgrounds can make through growing, cooking... Read More about Food for life get togethers: Programme evaluation summary and synthesis final report.

Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England (2020)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Marco, E., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2022). Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England. Cities and Health, 6(2), 326-338. https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2020.1736738

Architects can play a key role in the wider public health workforce, in ensuring building and urban design is health promoting. However, there is no requirement to teach health by architectural accreditation bodies across Europe. To evaluate the long... Read More about Evaluating a workforce development programme: Bringing public health into architecture education in England.

A guide to architecture for the public health workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2020). A guide to architecture for the public health workforce. Public Health, 178, 120-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.09.013

Background Public health and environmental challenges facing the world in the 21st century, including the ageing population, increasing urbanisation, rise of non-communicable diseases and climate instability, require an interdisciplinary response.... Read More about A guide to architecture for the public health workforce.

Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1 (2016)
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Jones, M., & Pitt, H. (2016). Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1

Growing Together is a community gardening project delivered by Alliance Homes on the Bournville estate, Weston-super-Mare. This is the first year report on a mixed methods evaluation of the project. The record includes a summary version of the re... Read More about Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1.

Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students (2014)
Journal Article
Orme, J., & Coghill, N. (2014). Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students. Health Education Journal, 73(2), 192-200. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896912471041

Setting: The United Kingdom (UK) government has acknowledged that there is a problem with excess alcohol consumption, in particular amongst young people. Higher education is an important health promotion setting in which to explore not only how sensi... Read More about Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students.

Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records (2014)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. A. (2014). Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records. BMC Public Health, 14, Article 78. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-78

Background: Deaths and injuries on the road remain a major cause of premature death among young people across the world. Routinely collected data usually focuses on the mechanism of road traffic collisions and basic demographic data of those involved... Read More about Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records.

Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme (2013)
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De Viggiani, N., Daykin, N., Moriarty, Y., & Pilkington, P. (2013). Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme

There is growing evidence from across the arts and health field that suggests that participatory arts programmes can contribute to health improvement, emotional resilience and social reintegration, among vulnerable and excluded groups including crimi... Read More about Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme.

Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review (2013)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., De Viggiani, N., Pilkington, P., & Moriarty, Y. (2013). Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review. Health Promotion International, 28(2), 197-210. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/das005

Youth justice is an important public health issue. There is growing recognition of the need to adopt effective, evidence-based strategies for working with young offenders. Music interventions may be particularly well suited to addressing risk factors... Read More about Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review.

Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment (2013)
Journal Article
Morley, A., Jones, M., Kimberlee, R., Jones, M., Orme, J., & Salmon, D. (2013). Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment. British Food Journal, 115(5), 756-768. https://doi.org/10.1108/00070701311331535

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the impact of the Food For Life Partnership (FFLP) whole school food programme on kitchen staff employment and professional development. Design/methodology/approach: This exploratory research involved... Read More about Whole school food programmes and the kitchen environment.

Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. (2013, February). Coroners’ records for action on road safety (CARS) in Wiltshire. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2013, Weston-Super-Mare, UK

Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao (2012)
Journal Article
Chan, S. H., Pilkington, P., & Wan, Y. K. P. (2012). Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(3), 728-734. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2011.09.009

Exposure to second hand smoke (SHS) is a major health concern. This study sought to examine the smoking behaviors of casino workers in Macao, and explore how workplace smoking policies might affect that behavior. A majority of casino workers who smok... Read More about Policies on smoking in the casino workplace and their impact on smoking behavior among employees: Case study of casino workers in Macao.

Coroners’ records for Action on Road Safety (CARS) in Wiltshire (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. (2012, June). Coroners’ records for Action on Road Safety (CARS) in Wiltshire. Poster presented at Changing Lives, Changing Society, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts (2012)
Journal Article
Evans, S., Hills, S., & Orme, J. (2012). Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts. British Journal of Social Work, 42(4), 744-764. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcr108

This article opens a debate on how to make social care in England more sustainable in the context of environmental, social and economic changes. Based on an innovative research project commissioned by the Department of Health through the Social Care... Read More about Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts.

Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK (2011)
Journal Article
Heffernan, J., & Pilkington, P. (2011). Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK. Journal of Mental Health, 20(4), 368-380. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638237.2011.556159

Background. High levels of unemployment among persons with mental illness are a significant social disability. The individual placement and support (IPS) model of vocational support has been shown to be effective in establishing persons with mental h... Read More about Supported employment for persons with mental illness: Systematic review of the effectiveness of individual placement and support in the UK.