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 https://euspr.hypotheses.org/523. 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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My first experiences in alcohol use research: recommendations for early career researchers

23 July 2018 | In this article, Joella shares her first experiences of working as a research assistant on a research placement at the University of Balearic Islands alongside the Research Group in Data Analysis.The project that Joella is currently working on focuses on young … Continue reading

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Why prevention research matters for global health policy

18 June 2018 | Prevention research plays a crucial role in data gathering, and developing best practices and strategies for fighting one of the biggest issues in global health today – the epidemic of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In this month’s blog, Vasilka Lalevska reflects … Continue reading

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Research – why it needs you!

23 May 2018 | In this article Pooja Saini talks about her experiences of involving patient and public groups in research, and outlines a number of top tips for researchers looking to include this type of work into their future studies. Ever since working … Continue reading

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International Drug Control vs. Preventing Harm from Substance Use in Afghanistan

28 April 2018 | In this month’s blog post, Abdul Subor Momand and Larissa J. Maier provide a perspective on current drug policy developments in Afghanistan and emphasize how these impact prevention efforts in the country. The authors will explore what it needs to … Continue reading

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To do or to … give up?

27 March 2018 | In this blog, Sanela Talič would like to share her experiences with the implementation of “Strengthening Families Program (6-11)” in Slovenia. It is a comprehensive family-focused curriculum that includes 14 sessions of parent training, children’s skills training, and family skills … Continue reading

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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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