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The PHPES aims to support the School for Public Health Research (SPHR) to work in partnership with public health professionals across a range of sectors, in order to evaluate innovative local projects, policies, strategies or initiatives that have the potential to improve population health or reduce inequalities in health.

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Public health professionals are now invited to register their interest for PHPES 2019. Full details of eligibility and how to register is available in the guidance for applicants or on the SPHR website

The scheme offers public health professionals working in any sector in England, an opportunity to:

  • collaborate with leading public health researchers to evaluate interventions. This can take the form of evaluation of local initiatives and/or multi-site comparative evaluations
  • generate and share research that could support more effective policy or practice nationally
  • provide evidence on the feasibility, affordability, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions
  • explore the possibility that an innovative intervention may be replicated in other areas
  • receive funding to cover the cost of the evaluation (between £50k and £250k)