Reflection on the 8th EUSPR Conference

Society Treasurer, Andrew Brown, offers a personal reflection* of this year’s EUSPR conference It’s so easy for all the great talks you hear at a multi-day conference like EUSPR’s annual get together to start to blur into each other, and that isn’t fair on the people who have presented.  All of them have carefully thought […]

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Eighth EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting, September 20th – 22nd 2017, Vienna, Austria

Quality in Prevention The online programme with oral sessions and poster allocations can be found here. Registration is now closed ProgrammeKeynotesPlenary Talks Over the previous decade, there have been important achievements in the field of prevention science. Our understanding of the development of health and social behaviours, and refinement of new research methodologies, quality standards and […]

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Call for new Committee Members to the EUSPR Early Careers Forum

Call for new Committee Members to the EUSPR Early Careers Forum

We have just launched a Call for Applications to the Committee of the EUSPR Early Careers Forum at The term of the current committee is ending this year, and so we are looking for motivated early-career preventionists (researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and other professionals active in the field of prevention) to take over this important […]

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Other events and projects

Health Promotion Core Competencies Survey

Barbara Battel-Kirk, a PhD student at National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), invites you to take part in a survey which aims to evaluate the usage and impact of core competencies on Health Promotion practice and education in Europe between 2012 and 2017. This survey forms the first stage of her PhD research within the Discipline of […]

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EUSPR Early Careers Forum
  • Researchers, policy-makers and practitioners who entered the prevention field within the last 8 years
  • Current students of a prevention-related discipline at Masters or doctoral level
  • Senior colleagues interested to support early-career activities

Cornerstones of this advancement are:

  • cross-disciplinary networks of scientists,
  • policy makers and practitioners,
  • methodology development,
  • promotion of higher education and
  • career development in prevention and implementation research.

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From the blog

Virtually limitless? Contemplating virtual reality in prevention research

14 February 2018 | This month, Samuel Tomczyk invites us to take the plunge into his research area of virtual reality, and debunks some of the main myths surrounding its everyday application and its potential use for prevention research. Whether this should be limited … Continue reading

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Sexual health promotion in adolescents: From the schools to the shelters

23 January 2018 | In this post, Dr Alexandra Morales, Assistant Professor at Miguel Hernández University (Spain), shares details of an exciting new project to promote positive sexual health behaviours in adolescents who are living in children’s shelters in Spain. The project is being … Continue reading

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Come on let’s TWIST again! Early Career Bursaries @LxAddictions 2017

5 January 2018 | In this post, Dijana Jerković and Larissa J. Maier share their experiences of securing funding through the TWIST project, in order to attend LxAddictions 2017. The aim is to describe the TWIST training and the application process to support other … Continue reading

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The challenge of recruiting licensed premises to host prevention research

6 November 2017 | In September 2016, I embarked on my journey to a doctorate at Oxford Brookes University. Still enraptured having been awarded a studentship, I felt invincible; my study was going to be a trail blazer. Fuelled by temerity, I dismissed suggestions … Continue reading

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ECF events at the EUSPR 2017 conference – a review

27 October 2017 | The 8th Conference and Members’ Meeting of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) took place in Vienna, Austria from 20th to the 22nd September 2017. As in the previous year, the EUSPR Early Careers Forum (ECF) was represented at the conference with … Continue reading

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Activity Report 2016/17

20 September 2017 | The EUSPR Members’ Meeting took place on 20th September 2017 in Vienna, Austria, prior to the Society’s annual conference. Outgoing/New ECF Leads Angelina Brotherhood & Samuel Tomczyk informed the EUSPR Membership about the activities of the Early Careers Forum in … Continue reading

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