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News Archive

October 2017

Violence Prevention Information System
30 October 2017
Scientific information on interpersonal violence – which includes child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner violence, elder abuse, sexual violence, multiple types of violence victimization and homicide – is scattered across a myriad of websites, statistical databases, technical reports, and often …

Institute for Health Research: IPED Conference 2017
12 October 2017
Drug use is often portrayed and perceived as a hedonistic pursuit of pleasure; whether through the use of thought-expanding hallucinogens, the excitement of stimulants or the euphoria of opiates. However, there are many drugs that are typically used neither as …

June 2017

IMS User Group Event 2017
26 June 2017
Our Integrated Monitoring System annual user group event will take place at the Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University, on Tuesday 18th July 2017. The meeting will include a first look at figures from the forthcoming 2016-17 annual report, along …

May 2017

International Journal of Drug Policy – call for papers
23 May 2017
The International Journal of Drug Policy has put out a call for papers for a themed collection on ‘Sexualised Drug Use: LGTB communities and beyond’ to highlight the ongoing interplay between sex and drugs.  Letters of intent should be submitted …

March 2017

Homeless: the human cost of austerity
7 March 2017
Public Health Institute and Library Services will host an art exhibition in April in Aldham Robarts Library entitled ‘Homeless: the human cost of austerity’, curated by Senior Researcher Amanda Marie Atkinson. Amanda is also a local artist and a volunteer for the …

February 2017

TIIG North West Event 2017
22 February 2017
The Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) North West Event 2017 was held on the 21st of February in the Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University. The event brought together stakeholders and partners from across the region to discuss the …

Global Consortium for Public Health Research at Public Health Institute hosts of prestigious interdisciplinary international conference in India
3 February 2017
The International Conference on ‘Transforming Lives & Health Care Through Technology 2017’ was organised jointly by the Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), the Datta Meghe Institute of Engineering, Technology & Research, and the Yeshwantrao Chavan College of …

December 2016

Professor Padam Simkhada to address Nepalese Parliamentarians
23 December 2016
Professor Padam Simkhada from Public Health Institute will be addressing Nepalese Parliamentarians (MPs) on 29th December 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Nepal government organise regular evidence based policy formation dialogue series and Prof Simkhada will be talking about the importance …

Congratulations to Dr Lisa Schölin
21 December 2016
PHI postgraduate researcher Lisa Schölin has now had her thesis corrections officially approved for her research study entitled ”Absolute abstinence? A mixed methods study of alcohol use during pregnancy among parents and midwives in England and Sweden”. Read more about Lisa’s research …

Public Health in Focus Seminar: A Force for Good? How the criminal justice system can support the public’s health.
5 December 2016
Wednesday 25th January 2017, 1pm-3.30pm: Marybone Lecture Theatre, Marybone, Liverpool, L3 2BT Light refreshments provided The police and criminal justice have always had a frontline role to play in responses to issues around public health, in particular with those relating to illegal drugs. …