Poster presentations 2015

Early Career Researcher Group 1                                  

  1. Mobile phone-based intervention for promoting adherence of tuberculosis treatment: a systematic review and Meta-analysis. Chen Shanquan
  2. Vaccination information in public libraries: Results of a catalogue search of the London Libraries Consortium. Dilshad Marikar
  3. Emergency hormonal contraception and body weight: analysis of data from the Health Survey for England 2010. Sarah Woodhall
  4. Characterising the Alcohol Harm Paradox: A population based survey of adults in England. Emma Beard
  5. Association between ethnic minority status at school and bullying and mental health outcomes in early adolescents: cross-sectional analysis of data from the INCLUSIVE study. Leo Bevilacqua

Early Career Researcher Group 2

  1. “Sit Less ScHARR!”: A feasibility study looking at the development, implementation and evaluation of a pilot workplace intervention to reduce sitting amongst staff in a UK university department. Kelly Mackenzie
  2. An investigation of the relationship between perceived exercise capability and childhood obesity: A prospective cohort study. Michael Taylor
  3. A prospective cohort feasibility study investigating effectiveness of a weight-management camp followed by weekly after-school lifestyle education sessions as an obesity intervention for Qatari children. Michael Taylor
  4. Does food portion size differ by level of household income? A cross sectional study using the UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey 2008/2011. Nisreen Alwan
  5. Social cohesion, neighbourhood resilience and health: evidence from New Deals for Community study. Vladimir Gordee

Early Career Researcher Group 3

  1. Interpreting ‘community’ within the context of a ‘community’-based regeneration initiative – a qualitative case study. Joanna Reynolds
  2. Frequent attendances to NHS GP-led urgent care centres in London – How many and whom? An observational study. Geva Greenfield
  3. Time trends in hospital admissions for violent, self-inflicted and drug/alcohol-related injury for adolescents in England and Scotland, 2005-2011. Annie Herbert
  4. Reporting guidelines for population health and policy interventions: TIDieR-PHP. Vittal Katikireddi
  5. Associations between GP experience and health outcomes among English adolescents: cross-sectional study of national data. Arrash Yassaee

New Methods

  1. An embedded realist synthesis of what works, for whom, how and in what circumstances to reduce repeat pregnancies in adolescence. Joanna Charles
  2. Understanding area-based community empowerment initiatives as “events in systems” and the implications for evaluating their potential to impact on health inequalities. Emma Halliday
  3. The cost effectiveness of an internet and computer training intervention to improve older people’s independence and mental wellbeing. Lesley Owen
  4. Effects of visual adaptation on perception of and satisfaction with own body size: two randomised studies. Helen Bould
  5. Measuring the contributions of prevention and treatment of illness to changing life expectancy using ‘Avoidable Mortality’: how to deal with new diseases. Ilias Goranitis

Health Protection

  1. Factors influencing uptake of childhood vaccination in the United Kingdom: a thematic synthesis. Alice Forster
  2. Can outbreak research be achieved in a population with impaired capacity? Lessons from a study of scabies outbreaks in residential care. Stefania Lanza
  3. Is the current evidence about costs for outcomes associated with chlamydia sufficiently robust for evaluation of the National Chlamydia Screening Programme? A critique of the evidence from an English perspective. Koh Jun Ong
  4. Video Observed Therapy for Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis: A Qualitative Study of Patient Perspectives. Philip Windish
  5. Bio-aerosol production by patients with tuberculosis during normal tidal breathing: implications for transmission risk – a cohort study. Fatima Wurie

Sexual and Reproductive Health 

  1. Occurrence of domestic violence in gay and bisexual men attending a sexual health clinic and pilot testing of an educational support intervention for sexual health practitioners. Loraine Bacchus
  2. Evaluation of the Health in Pregnancy Grant policy in Scotland: a natural experiment using routine data from 2004-13. Ruth Dundas
  3. Delay in sexual orientation disclosure to healthcare professionals amongst men who have sex with men in the South-East of England: a qualitative analysis. Tom Nadarzynski
  4. How common are chlamydia related bacteria in early pregnancy and are they associated with miscarriage or preterm birth? Community-based prospective cohort study. Pippa Oakeshott
  5. Qualitative synthesis of young people’s views of sex and relationship education (SRE). Pandora Pound

Smoking and Alcohol

  1. The measurable impact of local alcohol licensing policies on population health. Frank de Vocht
  2. A multi-centre randomised controlled trial of screening and brief alcohol intervention to prevent risky drinking in young people aged 14-15 in a high school setting (SIPS JR-HIGH). Emma Giles
  3. Smoking cessation advice delivered to older adults accessing primary care: A qualitative exploration. Lisa Huddlestone
  4. The impact of food insecurity on smoking and quitting behaviours: A survey of food bank clients. Lisa Huddlestone
  5. Perception of the effects of e-cigarettes. Jennie Day

Mental Health

  1. Maternal depression and the risk of injuries in children aged 0-4 years: a population-based cohort study. Ruth Baker
  2. Maternal depression episodes in the 5 years after childbirth among women with antenatal and postnatal depression: a population-based cohort study. Ruth Baker
  3. Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 and risk of later depression in older people: follow-up of participants in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Sungano Chigogora
  4. Area deprivation and generalised anxiety disorder in a British community cohort: findings from the EPIC-Norfolk study. Olivia Remes
  5. Is education a demographic dividend? The role of cognitive reserve on dementia-related cognitive decline: a comparison of six longitudinal studies of ageing. Dorina Cadar

Diet, Weight Management and Other Lifestyle Interventions

  1. Takeaway meal consumption and risk markers for coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity in children aged 9-10 years: a cross-sectional study. Angela Donin
  2. An opportunity to reduce cardiovascular and gastric cancer disease burdens and inequalities attributable to dietary salt: IMPACTNCD microsimulation study. Chris Kypridemos
  3. Sugar and artificially sweetened beverage consumption and adiposity changes: national longitudinal study. Anthony Laverty
  4. Lifestyle interventions for obese and overweight pregnant women to improve pregnancy outcome: updated systematic review and meta-analysis. Oteng-Ntim
  5. Teachers as health promoters: a longitudinal study of the effect of a health education curriculum for trainee teachers on their practice in schools. Karen Pickett

Social Determinants of Health

  1. Health and wellbeing of lone parents in welfare to work: a systematic review of qualitative studies. Mhairi Campbell
  2. Dynamic longitudinal associations between social support and cognitive function: a prospective cohort study. Jing Liao
  3. Changes in first entry to out-of-home care from 1992 to 2012 among children in England: analysis of administrative data. Louise Mc Grath-Lone
  4. Developing a framework for identifying and measuring “collective control” as a social determinant of health: Findings from an evaluation of a natural policy experiment in empowerment. Ruth Ponsford
  5. Does education explain the terminal decline in the oldest-old? Evidence from two longitudinal studies of ageing: Newcastle 85+, UK and OCTO-Twin, Sweden. Dorina Cadar 

Population Healthcare

  1. Complications following pelvic organ prolapse surgery: effect of procedure type and the use of mesh, a retrospective cohort study. Rachael Wood
  2. The effect of alpha blocker exposure on cancer specific and overall mortality in prostate cancer patients -a population based cohort study. Beade Numbere
  3. Practitioner-based complementary and alternative therapies in the management of asthma in children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Louisa Woollen
  4. Emergency admissions across the transition from paediatric to adult care: cross-sectional analysis of English hospital data. Linda Wijlaars
  5. Service evaluation of a pilot to improve primary care sexual health services in England implemented using a stepped wedge design. Katy Town


  1. Successful ageing trajectories at the end of life: A longitudinal population-based cohort study. Theodore David Cosco
  2. Operational definitions of resilience in ageing: A systematic review. Theodore David Cosco
  3. Facilitators and barriers for recruiting and engaging hard-to-reach older people to health promotion and health-related research: a systematic review. Ann Liljas
  4. Sensory impairments and incident disability in older British community-dwelling men. Ann Liljas
  5. How does our decision to smoke and drink in midlife affect our cognition in later life? Findings from the 1946 British Birth Cohort. Martina Vnukova
  6. Is cancer a good way to die? A population-based survey among older adults in the UK. Charlotte Vrinten

Child and Adolescent Health

  1. Global variations and time trends in the prevalence of childhood myopia, a systematic review: implications for aetiology and early prevention. Alicja Rudnicka
  2. Recalibrating the assessment of overweight-obesity prevalence from body mass index (BMI) in UK children of South Asian and black African origin: cross-sectional study based on recent National Child Measurement Programme data. Peter Whincup
  3. Why do more infants die in the UK than in Sweden? An inter-country comparison of birthweight-specific infant mortality between England & Wales and Sweden. Anna Zylbersztejn
  4. Effectiveness of the statutory health assessment in identifying and treating tobacco dependence among residentially looked-after youth: A one-year retrospective review. Lisa Huddlestone
  5. Operation Smoke Storm: effectiveness of a school-based smoking prevention intervention providing insight into the tobacco industry. Lisa Szatkowski