Award nominations

Sloboda and Practitioner Award Nominations Opening We are now accepting award nominations for two EUSPR 2018 awards, with the winners announced at this years’ meeting in Lisbon: The Sloboda Medal is awarded for sustained contribution to the development of Prevention Science in Europe and internationally. The Leading European Prevention Science Practitioner Honour is for outstanding […]

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Things to do in Lisbon

Restaurants in Lisbon Lunch is provided throughout the conference (lunch packs) and we hope that you will also join us for our informal conference meal (at By The Wine, separate booking required). We have some recommendations for restaurants based on our previous experiences. Subterranean Lisbon A bank is probably the last place you’d expect to […]

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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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Part II – Social Media as a threat to teenagers?

7 November 2018 | In the previous post, Boris Chapoton briefly discussed the origins of social media and its use. Social media has grown considerably since the Internet was created and it has been stated that its social nature is not only attractive to … Continue reading

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Social Media should be banned from teenagers and we should lock them up – Part 1 of 2

17 October 2018 | In this month’s blog post, Boris Chapoton is reflecting on the fear that people can have when it comes to social network sites. Divided into 2 parts to be published within the month, the first part intends to describe what … Continue reading

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Joining efforts to improve prevention research

29 August 2018 | This month, Laura Castillo talks about her participation at the 2018 World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) and shares her reflections on how collaboration across different fields of prevention research could lead to better strategies … Continue reading

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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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