News in 2019
TARG researchers find link between tobacco smoking and increased risk of developing depression and schizophrenia
8 November 2019
TARG researchers, including Dr Robyn Wootton, have published a study int he Psychological Medicine.
TARG researchers attend World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics conference in Anaheim
6 November 2019
Dr Hannah Sallis and Dr Robyn Wootton, attended the annual conference for the World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG) in Anaheim
Professor Marcus Munafo promotes Open Research
1 November 2019
Professor Marcus Munafo writes on the the importance of Open Research Practices in ResearchProfessional News
Dr Liam Mahedy presents at Lisbon Addictions 2019
29 October 2019
In October Dr Liam Mahedy, a Senior Research Associate, presented at Lisbon Addictions 2019: The future of addictions — new frontiers for policy, practice and science.
Wonkhe shortlists Professor Marcus Munafo for Research Award
14 October 2019
Wonkhe Awards recognise contribution to improving policymaking in higher education.
TARG PhD appointed as Senior Research Associate
1 October 2019
Kayleigh Easey, PhD student, has recently been appointed a new 3 year position within MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit.
Preregistration workshop presented at Berlin-Oxford summer school on Open Research
18 September 2019
TARG researcher Jacqueline Thompson presents at the Berlin-Oxford summer school on Open Research
Mendelian Randomization Conference presentation by TARG researcher
30 July 2019
Dr Osama Mahmoud was invited to present at the 4th International Mendelian randomisation conference.
Reflections on the NIHR Tenth Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp
24 July 2019
TARG PhD student Victoria Carlisle reports her experience at the NIHR’s tenth Infrastructure Doctoral Research Training Camp.
IEU Engagement Awards recognise TARG researchers
22 July 2019
MRC IEU presented the IEU engagement awards to recognise three TARG members who have been involved with public engagement activities over the last year.
TARG PhD student wins Poster Prize
18 July 2019
Steph Suddell wins BAP Summer Meeting Poster Prize
TARG researcher joins HEB research group
5 July 2019
TARG PhD student Carlos Sillero joins Health Economics Bristol (HEB) research group to work with CLAHRC on optimal care
Dr Gareth Griffith joins TARG
28 June 2019
Gareth Griffith will be joining TARG in January to work with Marcus Munafò and George Davey Smith, continuing his work on integrating spatial analytics, population health and measurement theory.
Fellowship awarded to TARG researcher
24 June 2019
TARG post-doctoral researcher Dr Sophie Turnbull has been awarded the NIHR School of Primary Care Research launching fellowship to begin in October 2019.
TARG researchers receive Elizabeth Blackwell Institute funding
20 June 2019
TARG awarded funds to focus research into the ethical, legal and social dimensions of health and the biosciences, aiming to understand causal pathways to mental wellbeing.
Dr Osama Mahmoud recognised for contribution to Diabetic Medicine
10 June 2019
Dr Osama Mahmoud, TARG researcher, has had his article recognised as a top 20 most read paper in Diabetic Medicine
TARG Researchers at Pint of Science and Creative Reactions
24 May 2019
New Funding secured for Shaping Public Health Policy
17 May 2019
University of Bristol’s Tobacco and Alcohol Group (TARG) is set to benefit from a new consortium, SPECTRUM
Dr Olivia Maynard shortlisted for Bristol Teaching Award
8 May 2019
Dr Olivia Maynard has been short-listed for the Students’ Award for Outstanding Teaching in the Faculty of Life Sciences as part of the 2019 Bristol Teaching Awards.
Are Vaping fears just hot air?
12 April 2019
Professor Marcus Munafo comments on approaches by UK and US public policy regarding vaping and e-cigarettes.
Why vaping is polarising public health experts
20 March 2019
Professor Marcus Munafo talks about data interpretation and e-cigarettes on BBC Radio 4
TARG members attend SRNT conference San Francisco
4 March 2019
TARG members attended the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) conference in San Francisco
TARG research at MQ Mental Health Science Meeting
1 March 2019
PhD students Kayleigh Easey, Maddy Dyer and Elis Haan received travel grants to present in London at MQ Mental Health Science Meeting
Prize Awarded to Dr Claire Braboszcz
7 January 2019
Dr Claire Braboszcz awarded prize for study investigating hypnosis
Successful Application to the World University Network (WUN)
7 January 2019
TARG researcher, Dr Laura Brocklebank, to collaborate internationally through the World University Network (WUN).