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How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study (2021)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Bolden, R., Jarvis, C., Mann, R., Patterson, M., & Thompson, E. (2021). How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study. Public Health, 196, 24-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.04.033

Objectives: Systems leadership is widely acknowledged to be needed to address the many ‘wicked issues’ challenging public health systems. However, there is a lack of evidence on how to develop public health professionals into effective systems leader... Read More about How do you develop systems leadership in public health? Insights from a scoping study.

Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues (2021)
Report
Regional Office for Europe, W. Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Across the WHO European Region, the urban population is growing steadily and demand for land is rapidly increasing. Revitalizing and/or remediating industrial sites and contaminated land present an opportunity for sustainable urban development and re... Read More about Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues.

Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, M., & Hills, S. (2021). Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence. Sustainability, 13(4), https://doi.org/10.3390/su13042156

There has been an increasing focus on the potential of city-based initiatives to address the negative impacts of the global food system. Adopting a meso-level policy perspective, this study aimed to explore whether, how, and why the UK non-government... Read More about Scaling up action on urban sustainable food systems in the United Kingdom: Agenda setting, networking, and influence.

Dare (2021)
Digital Artefact
Banks, E., & White, J. (in press). Dare. [Digital Video]

Synopsis 14 year old Jess is excited when Jake asks her out after a game of Dare one day after school. However, Jake has a particular plan in mind which will change her feelings for him and her approach to relationships forever. 'Dare' is a 15 mi... Read More about Dare.

Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems (2021)
Journal Article
Morris, C., Kaljonen, M., Aavik, K., Balázs, B., Cole, M., Coles, B., …White, R. (2021). Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-021-00714-z

Increasingly high-profile research is being undertaken into the socio-environmental challenges associated with the over-production and consumption of food from animals. Transforming food systems to mitigate climate change and hidden hunger, ensure fo... Read More about Priorities for social science and humanities research on the challenges of moving beyond animal-based food systems.

A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme (2020)
Journal Article
Le Gouais, A., Panter, J., Cope, A., Powell, J., Bird, E., Woodcock, J., …Foley, L. (2021). A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme. Journal of Transport and Health real, 20, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2020.100968

Introduction: High quality evaluations of new walking and cycling routes are scarce and understanding contextual mechanisms influencing outcomes is limited. Using different types of data we investigate how context is associated with change in use of... Read More about A natural experimental study of new walking and cycling infrastructure across the United Kingdom: The Connect2 programme.

Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study (2020)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Lewis-Smith, H., Slater, A., & Bray, I. (2021). Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 75(4), 343-348. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2019-213033

Rationale: Body dissatisfaction is prevalent in mid-adolescence and may be associated with the onset of depression. Objective: The study assessed the influence of body dissatisfaction on the occurrence of later depressive episodes in a population-bas... Read More about Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study.

Systems leadership in practice: Thematic insights from three public health case studies (2020)
Journal Article
Bigland, C., Evans, D., Bolden, R., & Rae, M. (2020). Systems leadership in practice: Thematic insights from three public health case studies. BMC Public Health, 20, https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09641-1

Background: ‘Systems leadership’ has emerged as a key concept in global public health alongside such related concepts as ‘systems thinking’ and ‘whole systems approaches.’ It is an approach that is well suited to issues that require collective actio... Read More about Systems leadership in practice: Thematic insights from three public health case studies.

Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings (2020)
Journal Article
Dyson, L., Bedford, H., Condon, L., Emslie, C., Ireland, L., Mytton, J., …Jackson, C. (2020). Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings. BMC Public Health, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-020-09614-4

Background: In the UK, Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (GRT) communities are generally considered to be at risk of low or variable immunisation uptake. Many strategies to increase uptake for the general population are relevant for GRT communities, however... Read More about Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings.

Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Biddle, M., & Jones, M. (2020, September). Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown. Presented at Voluntary Sector and Volunteering Research e-Conference 2020 - ‘Times like these’: Researching civil society responses to and recovery from COVID-19

Our presentation covers the following themes: (a) Characteristics of neighbour support during the UK COVID-19 lockdown, including a comparison with more formal voluntary and statutory sector support; (b) relationship between area-based deprivation an... Read More about Apart but not Alone: Neighbour support and the COVID-19 lockdown.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This report sets out the final evaluation of the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It starts with an overview of the evaluation methods. The next sections cover a literature review of community development in theory, research and local conte... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Summary and synthesis report.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the final evaluation of the Priors Park Project, delivered as part of Tewkesbury Borough Council’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliver... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Priors Park Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Jones, M., Biddle, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This section sets out the final evaluation report on the Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as the Forest of Dean’s District Council project for the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It documents the development of the projec... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Cinderford Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water (2020)
Report
Beardmore, A., Jones, M., & Biddle, M. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document is the final evaluation report for the Health Connect project, delivered as Bourton-on-the-Water’s contribution to the Strengthening Local Communities programme. It details the development of the project model and the delivery of key pr... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Health Connect project, Bourton-on-the-Water.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project, delivered as Cheltenham Borough Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model a... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Oakley Community Health and Wellbeing Project.

Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project (2020)
Report
Biddle, M., Jones, M., & Beardmore, A. (2020). Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project. UWE Bristol: Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, and Gloucestershire County Council

This document sets out the evaluation of the Kingsholm Community Building Project, delivered as Gloucester City Council’s project for the Strengthening Local Communities (SLC) programme. It documents the development of the project model and the deliv... Read More about Strengthening Local Communities programme evaluation: Kingsholm Community Building Project.