The MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit (SPHSU), University of Glasgow have shared their latest news in their June 2023 bulletin. This includes the launch of Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Scotland 2022 National Report at an event in Edinburgh. The 2022 report can be downloaded from the [...]
SPACES is a Scotland-wide, long-term, research study exploring how young people use, experience, and move within their environments. In this new video, Paul McCrorie explains what the SPACES study, its impact so far, and its future direction. A series of infographics provide an overview of each of the four research areas: Physical activity [...]
This Climate Exchange report (Heriot Watt University and the James Hutton Institute, September 2022) provides evidence to support the development of integrated policy interventions to increase sustainable travel among Scotland’s children and young people. Its recommendations include that inclusive infrastructure which delivers a transport network that promotes independent movement from [...]
This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]
Visit Scotland share news (19 May 2022) that communities across Scotland are to be given the chance to celebrate the transformative power of the bike. This is thanks to the launch of a £1 million fund to support sustainable cycling projects and events. Find more information on the funding here.