Workshops 2017

We would like to invite you to submit proposals for pre-conference workshops to take place on Wednesday 20th September, 2017 (the day before the main EUSPR conference in Vienna). Convening a workshop is a valuable means of disseminating research methodologies and perspectives, and facilitates potential for new collaborations. Previous workshops have included specialised analytical techniques, […]

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Fully funded University PhD studentships, Örebro University, Sweden

Örebro University, Sweden are currently offering fully funded University PhD studentships. These are University funded positions with 4+1 year job security and a good stipend. Dr Metin Özdemir, Associate Professor of Psychology, and long-term supporter of EUSPR, would like to encourage students who want to undertake a PhD in prevention science to contact him in order […]

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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

2nd International Congress of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents

Discounted rate for EUSPR members (50 EUR discount) AITANA research group from Miguel Hernández University aims to promote studies on child and adolescent psychological well-being and the transfer of results to society. Since 2011, it organizes the National Symposium of Clinical and Health Psychology on Children and Adolescents, a scientific meeting for researchers and professionals […]

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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

Stay Safe @ Uni: Exploring students’ views about safety and sexual consent

22 June 2017 | In this post, Dr Emma L Davies, Lecturer in Psychology at Oxford Brookes University, shares details of an exciting new project to inform prevention activities addressing sexual violence in University settings. The project takes place in collabration with Dr Sarah … Continue reading

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Informing prevention through big data – The Global Drug Survey

1 June 2017 | This month’s blog post comes from Larissa Maier, who is voluntarily involved in the Global Drug Survey (GDS) besides her actual job, believing that this engagement can make a difference. In this blog post, she describes how she joined the … Continue reading

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The do’s and don’ts of using focus groups in prevention research

27 April 2017 | Nikki Gambles is a third year PhD student studying at the Public Health Institute at Liverpool John Moores University. In this article, she reflects on some of her experiences of using focus groups in her PhD research. For this month’s … Continue reading

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How to promote effective evidence-based prevention when no one is listening?

27 March 2017 | Good intentions but ineffective or even harmful prevention measures? In this blog post, Sanela Talič from the Institute for Research and Development UTRIP, Slovenia, shares her critical insights to current and past developments in the field of prevention research. She makes … Continue reading

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Call for new ECF Committee Members

4 March 2017 | We are calling for new Committee Members to the Early Careers Forum (ECF) of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR)1 ( The term of the current committee is ending this year, and so we are looking for early-career2 preventionists … Continue reading

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A European perspective: Traineeship at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

15 February 2017 | In today’s blog post, Stefanie Helmer, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics at the Charité University Medical Center in Berlin, Germany, shares with us what it’s like to complete a traineeship at the European … Continue reading

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