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School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences

Centre for Population Health Sciences

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Fostering research skills to meet the public health challenges of the 21st century with both on-campus and online courses

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Find out more about our research in:

  • Allergic and respiratory disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Clinical trial and statistics methodology
  • eHealth
  • Ethnicity and health
  • Global health
  • Molecular epidemiology of complex diseases
  • Palliative care
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Health, inequalities and health care
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases

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CPHS is a WHO Collaborating Centre on Population Health Research and Training

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News & events

SASH Research Project - launch of findings and animated film

100 people are signed up to attend the event, which will feature findings from the project, the premiere of an animated film and talks from Penumbra and Choose Life Renfrewshire

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Vacancy: Research Fellow in Public Engagement and Citizen Science

CPHS seeks a Research Fellow to develop and implement a public engagement programme for the Administrative Data Research Centre for Scotland.

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Online GP consultations?

Professor Brian McKinstry is teaming up with researchers from the Universities of Bristol, Oxford and Exeter for a new 2-year study investigating alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations.

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Liz Grant appointed Assistant Principal, Global Health and Director of the Global Health Academy

We are delighted to announce that Dr Liz Grant has been appointed Assistant Principal, Global Health and Director of the Global Health Academy.

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Concepts of Epidemiology course

The popular and intensive 5-day course returns for its 10th consecutive year: 8-12 December 2014.

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