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Irish Cancer Society – Research Coordinator

Irish Cancer Society Research team are currently looking for a new member to join our team as Research Coordinator (Clinical Research). OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY To implement the Society’s clinical research funding calls and to assist in the management of on-going grants. To work with the Head of Research and the research team to provide input into Research Department policies, strategy and planning for enhancing cancer research capability in Ireland.…
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Health science communicators for a Healthy Ireland campaign

The Communications unit at the Department of Health are looking to connect with health science communicators about a Healthy Ireland campaign. You can find more information about this campaign at www.gov.ie/healthyireland. They are looking for the help of 20-34 years olds to engage with their peers as a positive voice for good nutrition, healthy diet and…
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New WHO/Europe training course on noncommunicable diseases 2022/23

Upcoming online “WHO/Europe training course on noncommunicable diseases 2022: surveillance, implementation and evaluation” which was jointly developed by 15 WHO Collaborating Centers and partner organizations and coordinated by the WHO European Office for the Prevention and Control of NCDs, starting in October 2022.   Applications can be submitted now https://extranet.who.int/dataformv3/index.php/142349?lang=en   The course is developed for early…
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I-PARC at Walk21 Ireland

The Decade to Change Walk21, the global walking summit, brings together practitioners, academics, planners, politicians and citizens to celebrate the importance of walking and re-imagine a world that is more liveable and sustainable. We know Walk21 Ireland will be the event to renew all of our energy for walking! This year’s conference theme, The Decade…
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Physical Activity for Health Measurement Training Course

Are you looking to develop your knowledge in the area of Physical Activity (PA) measurement? This is the course for you! Join the Physical Activity for Health (PAfH) research cluster, University of Limerick (UL) colleagues and international speakers, Prof Karin Pfeifer (Michigan State University) and Dr Paul Kelly (The University of Edinburgh) to learn about…
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NCCOR Publishes a New Commentary about Active Travel to School: An Overlooked Opportunity in Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention

A new commentary published this month in Translational Behavioral Medicine offers insights into strengthening surveillance and data collection about active travel to school (ATS). It also describes the need for the environmental, policy, and program supports that make this option easier for children and their families. The new paper, titled Improving Active Travel to School and Its Surveillance:…
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6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education

6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education https://www.dcu.ie/shhp/dcu-events/2022/jun/6th-annual-all-ireland-postgraduate-conference-sport-sciences-physical Fri, 09/09/2022 – 09:00 to Fri, 09/09/2022 – 18:00 The School of Health and Human Performance at Dublin City University are proud to announce that the 6th Annual All-Ireland Postgraduate Conference in Sport Sciences, Physical Activity and Physical Education will be held on Friday…
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EU / DG SANTE Consultation

DG SANTE (Health and Food Safety)2023 Stakeholders’ Targeted Consultation on EU4Health priorities, strategic orientations and needsAim: seek opinion of stakeholders about current and future EU health priorities and strategic orientations, and on key health needs to be addressed through EU4Health annual Work Programmeshttps://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/2023EU4HealthSurvey

Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education

Department of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, University of Limerick Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Sciences and Teaching Assistant in Physical Education (2 positions) – 10 Month Fixed Term Contract Salary Scale: €32,137 p.a. pro rata Informal enquiries regarding the Teaching Assistant in Physical Education may be directed to: Dr Elaine Murtagh Department of…
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Policy symposium on NCDs prevention

Policy symposium on NCDs prevention Obesity is a chronic, relapsing, multifactorial disease, and the main risk factor for several other non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The growing burden of NCDs are the leading cause of global mortality killing 41 million people each year. Successful policy actions to address physical inactivity, unhealthy diets and sedentary behaviours, key risk…
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