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Jul 19

New PhD Opportunity: Doctoral Training Fellowship in Cancer Prevention

The Scottish Cancer Foundation (SCF) focuses on Cancer Prevention, and wishes to promote research, collaborative working across Scotland and public engagement in this area. Accordingly, the Foundation wishes to invest in the future of Cancer Prevention by providing motivated early-career individuals with research training ...

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Mar 19

Good Food Nation Proposals for Legislation March 2019

Read SCPN’s response to the Scottish Government’s Good Food Nation Proposals.

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Mar 19

SCPN Conference on World Cancer Day

On Monday 4th February SCPN, supported by the Scottish Cancer Foundation, celebrated World Cancer Day with their annual conference. It was held at The National Museum on Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which was a fitting venue for the influential speakers from academia, government and practice, but most ...

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Mar 19

Behind the headlines

Seen something in the news about lifestyle, screening, cancer? If you want to check it out try NHS England’s ‘Behind the Headlines’ website (https://www.nhs.uk/news/). This site provides a guide to the science that makes the news, looking at how health issues are reported in lay language. The coverage includes where the ...

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Feb 19

The SCPN Art & Design Prize for Creative Communication

Are you currently studying an art or design course at a Scottish institution? Applications are now open for The SCPN Art and Design Prize for Creative Communication.  Previous prizewinners include Product Design, Interior & Environmental Design and Fine Art.  Closing date 17th May 2019.  Apply here.

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Jan 19

Cancer prevention work wins top award

The work of a pioneering project, the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, that has raised public awareness of the risk of cancer while highlighting the importance of screening and prevention has won an award set up by the broadcaster and actor Stephen Fry. The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, which is supported by the Scottish ...

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Jan 19

My experiences in Cuba – a report by Fergus Brown the 2018 SCPN student bursary

For my senior elective this year, I spent four weeks in Santiago de Cuba, the nation’s 2nd biggest city, located on the hotter eastern tail of the island. Two of these weeks were spent in the theatre anaesthetics department of Dr Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso General Hospital, and two in various primary and community care […]

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Jan 19

Reducing health harms of foods high in fat, sugar or salt consultation

Consultation response submitted by Prof Bob Steele and Prof Annie S. Anderson, Co-directors of the SCPN to the Scottish Government’s Reducing Health Harms of Foods High in Fat, Sugar or Salt Consultation Paper The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network (SCPN) is focused on moving evidence on cancer risk reduction into everyday life, ...

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Jun 18

Welfare Foods – a consultation on meeting the needs of children and families in Scotland

The SCPN responded to a recent consultation by the Scottish Government to gain insight in to the best use of their devolved powers to better meet the needs of children and families in Scotland.You can read what the SCPN has to say on this matter here.

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