Monthly Archives: August 2016

Expert meeting in Edinburgh to advance European adolescent health


As part of the monitoring process for Investing in children: the European child and adolescent health strategy 2015-2020 (CAH strategy), our centre has been working in the development of the tools used to track and support its implementation in the European region. One aspect of this project involve a working meeting in Edinburgh 27-28 October 2016 (See Scope and Purpose document) to develop and deliver a process that better integrates tools that can support all Member States in their efforts to implement the CAH […]

2016 EiP Conference – 8-10 December – one more year of fruitful collaboration


Our centre is once again working with the Excellence in Pediatrics Institute (EiP), the HBSC International Coordinating Centre and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education to co-organise EiP’s annual adolescent pediatrics conference. This event will take place from the 8th – 10th December 2016 at Church House Conference Centre in London. The conference will feature around 70 speakers and over 100 sessions in 5 parallel tracks covering: Pediatrics, Neonatology / Early Life Pediatrics, Adolescents Medicine, Health Policy, and Professional Development. The conference is applying to be accredited by the European Accreditation Council […]

Prof Gerry Humphris makes the news in Scotland


Our co-Director, Professor Gerry Humpris, made the news with his collaborative work to develop a revolutionary “mobile health buddy” app to help people quit smoking. Check out the press release below: Scientists at the University of St Andrews have developed a revolutionary “mobile health buddy” app to help people quit smoking. Unlike other health apps, the project brings together statistical modelling, behavioural psychology, self-tracking, and computer science. In the coming weeks the St Andrews team in partnership with GP Dr […]