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Emma Frew
Professor in Health Economics. NIHR Career Development Fellow working with Birmingham Local Authority evaluating childhood obesity services. iHEA Board member.
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Emma Frew Jan 17
Huge congratulations Tracey!
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M Balikov Jan 13
Great stuff in here, including articles by , , and .
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Bruce Wydick Jan 6
Yet one more article, this one in the new Review of Economic Studies by Marco Tabellini, carefully documents how *immigrants help* rather than hurt local economies. When is this fact going to finally filter down to voters and up to political leaders?
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Tracy Roberts Jan 7
Congratulations for success PhD viva (Nov '19 but embargoed). Thesis: quantifying harms DCIS in brst cancer scrn. Joint & Melbourne PhD. Proud supervisors: , Dan Rae (Bham) , Bruce Mann & Caz Nickson, Melbourne.
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The Academic Health Economists' Blog Jan 6
Chris Sampson’s journal round-up for 6th January 2020
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Karen Bloor Jan 6
Please do come along to the discussion on Thursday 'what do we mean by wellbeing?'. And York staff - follow for news on health and wellbeing research and all of our research themes
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EASO Dec 31
We invite you to participate in  - the abstract submission process is open through 26 January 2020. Our 2020 congress presents an excellent opportunity to share your work with the community. See full details:
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Health Foundation Jan 5
With one of the largest endowments of any foundation in the UK, we are able to invest about £39m every year in our mission to bring about better health and health care for people in the UK. Read our blog by on our 2019–2021 strategy:
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Emma Frew Jan 4
Enjoying your tweets Martin - reminder of my childhood ‘summer’ hols spent sailing that very sea only on a much smaller sailing boat! Sailed from Tobermory to Barrra. Now I realise what an amazing place it is but at 10 yo I was cold, v bored and moaned a lot!!
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College of MDS Dec 20
Dietary sources of vitamin D are limited. This year, researchers and found that adding to wheat flour was a safe and cost-saving option for preventing the high rates of vit D deficiency
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The BMJ Dec 19
The “publish or perish” mantra is well established in academic circles, but do researchers have to sacrifice leisure time to achieve this ideal? Yes, finds new study, which shows that a “culture of overwork” is a literal thing, not just a figure of speech
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FUEL Study Dec 18
An insightful study on the challenges of evaluating and comissioning local lifestyle weight management programmes for children
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FUEL Study Dec 18
"schools have become “the fourth emergency service” for families in crisis"
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BhamFoodCouncil Dec 19
And here's the second blogpost on why is so urgent. The economic burden, mostly locally borne:
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tommy allen Dec 18
A thread about our newest paper on the evaluation of the Care Quality Commission . Paper produced with Nathan Proudlove .
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Caroline Vass Dec 16
Proud to have been involved with the production of guidelines for qualitative research conducted for preference studies. (hopefully) Useful for authors and reviewers seeking to report/appraise qual evidence in this context. Read more:
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FUEL Study Dec 12
Exercise advice on food labels could help to tackle the obesity crisis
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Association for the Study of Obesity UK Dec 12
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Uni of Birmingham Dec 13
Labelling food and drink with the amount of exercise needed to burn off its calorie content may be a more effective way of encouraging people to make ‘healthier’ dietary choices, new collaborative research has shown.
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Birmingham What's On Dec 13
Birmingham New Street station to host free Christmas Eve dinner for the homeless again this year. Image: Midland Langar Seva Society MORE >
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