People Health Movement Scotland response to the Improving Health Commission Stakeholder Survey, part of the Public Health Reform happening in Scotland currently.Read More
This blog was written by Megan Arthur, PhD candidate in Social Policy, University of Edinburgh. In it she reflects on her experiences as part of the People's Health Movement on the 'WHO Watch', where a team of PHM volunteers attends WHO bodies' meetings to follow the debate, talk with delegates and make statements following this.Read More
This blog is about trying to articulate my teaching philosophy as I develop as a lecturer. After some reflections, I feel my teaching philosophy can best be described using LEGO (although sadly this is a written blog, so it’s up to you to get the real stuff out and play around with).Read More
I trained as a biologist up to and including PhD-level before moving into public health and social epidemiology. One of the key roles I now fulfill (and enjoy) is acting like a match-maker, and sometimes a translator, for lab scientists and social and public health scientists to come together to work on research projects.Read More
look like we're concentrating
Walking into a room with other research academics (either known to each other or complete strangers), one can never be sure if it’ll be a “severe trial” or a motivating and exciting experience “leading to the creation of something new”.
A critique of recent and proposed policies to tackle health inequalities in ScotlandRead More
Allostatic Load is a concept that tries to help us understand how our bodies react to stressful stimuli, not just in one physiological system or measure, but across the body.Read More