We are calling for new Committee Members to the Early Careers Forum (ECF) of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) Continue reading
Happy new year everybody! We hope you had a great start to 2017 and that this year will bring you much happiness.
We’re pleased to annouce that our first blog post for 2017 is already online. This contribution comes from Dr Pooja Saini, a researcher at the University of Liverpool. Pooja’s work explores the role of general practitioners (GPs) in suicide prevention in the UK, and her post describes some of the support that is (or is not) available to GPs regarding this issue.
Beyond that, we’ve also got a great line-up of posts. Continue reading
The 7th Conference and Members’ Meeting of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) took place in Berlin, Germany from 31st October to the 2nd November 2016. As in the previous year, the EUSPR Early Careers Forum (ECF) was represented at the conference with an early-careers event on every day of the conference, including:
This year, we also offered members of the Early Careers Forum the possibility to participate in the abstract review process, so as to help them develop their own abstract writing skills as well as to gain insights into what happens “behind the scenes” once an abstract is submitted.
The EUSPR generously sponsored 15 bursaries to support early-career preventionists with attending the conference, as well as the pre-conference workshop and the lunch during our networking event – many thanks!!
The European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) Members’ Meeting took place on 31st October 2016 in Berlin, Germany, prior to the Society’s annual conference. Angelina Brotherhood informed the EUSPR Membership about the activities of the Early Careers Forum in its second year, covering the time span from October 2015 to October 2016. You can view the activity report below or download it here. Continue reading
Only a few more days to go until this year’s EUSPR conference kicks off in Berlin! Following on from last year’s successful launch, the EUSPR Early Careers Forum (ECF) will be represented at the conference again with a number of events and activities.
We know you’re busy packing and making your ways to airports and train stations right now, so to make your life at least a little bit easier, here’s an overview of our events to help you plan your conference attendance: Continue reading
We hope you have enjoyed the first couple of months of our EUSPR Early Careers Forum blog. We certainly have!
It has been a great experience for us receiving and reading our contributors’ submissions. So here’s a big thank-you to all our contributors so far for sending us really interesting posts, and on time! 🙂
We hope you’ll agree with us that the blog has already managed to fulfil its aim of providing a platform where early career members of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) can present themselves and their work online, as well as openly share their thoughts on the fields of prevention policy, research and practice. We hope it will continue to do this for a while yet.
What you may not realise is that there is a lot of work going into each individual post, as contributors thoughtfully prepare their posts and our small editorial team reviews draft submissions and provides feedback. As of June, we are therefore switching our publishing frequency to once a month (previously every two weeks). This should allow us to maintain the high quality that you’ve come to expect of our blog posts by now.
So, please continue to come back every month or so to check out our latest post, and if you have any feedback on the blog, or you would like to submit a blog post yourself or join our editorial team, please get in touch with Angelina Brotherhood at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for reading!
I’m extremely pleased that today sees the launch of our first blog post written by a member of the EUSPR Early Careers Forum. The piece was written by Dr Milica Vasiljevic, Research Associate at the Behaviour and Health Research Unit (BHRU), University of Cambridge, UK. Milica’s experimental study on the potential impact of e-cigarette advertising on young people is very timely given the relative lack of research in this area. It won the 3rd SPAN Poster Prize at the EUSPR conference in Ljubljana in 2015 and was recently published in the journal Tobacco Control. Continue reading
At the last EUSPR conference, the Early Careers Forum organised a pre-conference workshop in collaboration with the Science for Prevention Academic Network (SPAN) on the topic of “Writing for Publication and Publishing Papers”. Besides group work and discussion, the workshop featured two plenary sessions. Recordings of these plenary sessions, as well as a short clip to convey the atmosphere on the day, are now available online. You can watch them below or by visiting YouTube. Continue reading
Who are we?
We are the members of the EUSPR’s Early Careers Forum.
The European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) is a professional society for people interested in evidence-based approaches to preventing disease and ill health. We are interested in evidence concerning effective policies and interventions, implementation and translational research (policy and practice issues), as well as aetiology and epidemiology. Continue reading
At this year’s EUSPR Early Careers Forum Launch and Networking Event in Ljubljana (see previous post), we invited members of the Early Careers Forum to apply to become co-leads for the Forum.
We’re very pleased to announce that Aniek van Herwaarden, a Research Master student in Development and Socialization in Childhood and Adolescence at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, has volunteered to become a co-lead. Aniek received unanimous approval from the EUSPR Board. Continue reading