Thursday, April 21st, 2022

Petra Meier appears on UofG Spotlight podcast

Petra appears on Episode 29 of the UofG Spotlight podcast to discuss her work on economic inequalities and health outcomes and the need for a system-wide view at tackling challenges of poverty, health and sustainability. The Spotlight podcast is co-hosted by Graeme Roy (Dean of External Engagement, Social Sciences College) and Kezia Dugdale (Director of the John Smith Centre and former Scottish Labour leader) and covers public policy and the political process – at a local, national and international level – through a Scottish lens. Petra appears at 01:13.

Friday, February 4th, 2022

Vacancy: Senior Knowledge Exchange Officer, Scottish Government

The Scottish Government are now recruiting a part-time Senior Knowledge Exchange Officer. This is a new and exciting post at the interface between SIPHER and the Scottish Government. SIPHER will deliver novel evidence of the costs and benefits of the complex, interlinked and long-term consequences of policy decisions. The Scottish Government will work with this evidence to identify opportunities to align policies across sectors and consider the potential to change the way major investment decisions are made. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who can listen, understand and translate between the Scottish Government and SIPHER.

This is a fixed term post for 23 months.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, 31st March.

View the job description.

Friday, November 19th, 2021

UKPRP Systems Science in Public Health webinar

Julian Cox and Greg Fell presented at the UKPRP Systems Science in Public Health webinar, which was held on 2nd November 2021. Julian spoke about the SIPHER Consortium and Greg gave a keynote on policy challenges and implications within the local authority sector. The webinar was attended by 142 people who joined from Amsterdam, Canada and all across the UK and Northern Ireland. You can find a recording of the webinar below.

Monday, June 21st, 2021

Systems Science in Public Health Podcast Ep 4: Petra Meier in conversation with Patricia L. Mabry

In this episode, Petra speaks to Patricia L. Mabry, an interdisciplinary scientist who applies cutting edge methodologies (modelling and simulation, data science, network science, Artificial Intelligence) to research questions in healthcare, science of science, tobacco control, and health disparities.

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Systems Science in Public Health Podcast Ep 3: Petra Meier in conversation with Robin Purshouse

In this episode, Petra speaks to Robin Purshouse, who is a Professor of Decision Sciences at the University of Sheffield. His research interests include modelling, analysis and optimisation for supporting decision-making. Robin is a Co-Director of the SIPHER Consortium.