Videos online: “Writing for Publication and Publishing Papers”

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

Welcome to the blog of the EUSPR’s Early Careers Forum!

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

Welcome to our new co-lead Aniek van Herwaarden

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

Official launch of the Early Careers Forum in Ljubljana

The EUSPR Early Careers Forum was formally launched during the Sixth EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting, 22-24 October 2015, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Thanks to financial support from the EU co-funded SPAN project, we were able to offer an early-careers event on every day of the conference, including specially themed workshops, a networking event, early-careers parallel session, and special awards. Below we briefly report on the various activities that took place: Continue reading

Activity Report 2014/15

The EUSPR Members’ Meeting took place on 22nd October 2015 in Ljubljana, Slovenia, prior to the Society’s annual conference. Angelina Brotherhood informed the EUSPR Membership about the activities of the Early Careers Forum in its first year, covering the time span from October 2014 to October 2015. You can view the activity report below or download it here. Continue reading

Prospective membership survey

Between December 2014 and January 2015, we conducted a small survey to assess potential interest in an early careers forum within the EUSPR, including expected benefits and activities. The survey was open to all members of the prevention community (i.e. not limited to early-career members of EUSPR). There were 53 respondents, reflecting a range of backgrounds and interests. Continue reading