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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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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How to chair a scientific conference session (and not look like a fool!)

13 September 2017 | Chairing a conference session at a scientific conference can be a daunting task, especially if it’s your first time! As we are approaching the 8th EUSPR Conference and Members’ Meeting, taking place in Vienna, Austria from 20th to 22nd September … Continue reading

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Representing the voice of early-career preventionists: introducing the new Lead of the EUSPR Early Careers Forum

18 August 2017 | In today’s blog post, we introduce Samuel Tomczyk, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Greifswald, who will be the new Lead of the Early Careers Forum (ECF) of the European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR), starting in September 2017. We … Continue reading

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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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