The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group has today (20 September 2023) published a major new report on the impact of alcohol pricing policies, alcohol consumption and harm in Scotland.
A £5.5 million funding award from the NIHR will support the creation of a Policy Research Unit investigating addictions, a collaboration between the University of Sheffield, King’s College London and
The study – funded by NIHR – will explore how alcohol companies, health campaigners and the UK government encourage people to drink alcohol-free or low alcohol drinks.
On 27th August, Abi Stevely presented Y-DiD work at the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA) conference in Dublin to an audience of interested researchers.
This report discusses this (as yet) not widely used policy and its potential for improving public health and examines how minimum pricing policies should be applied alongside alcohol taxation measures.
Laura Fenton presents SARG research at the Pint of Science Festival
Laura Fenton and Inge Kersbergen present Y-DiD project results to the SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasional Series
Zoe Williams of The Guardian newspaper consulted SARG modeller Colin Angus about his findings on the heavy drinking habits of a generation born between 1965 and 1980 in the United Kingdom.
On 7 September, SARG PhD student, Naomi Gibbs, was interviewed by John Maytham as a guest on his popular Afternoon Drive show on CAPETALK radio in South Africa.
In Episode 3 of the ScHARR (School of Health & Related Research) Communicable Research Podcast, Andy Tattersall speaks with SARG Director John Holmes on the topic of alcohol drinking guidelines.
In this Episode 7 of The Alcohol Problem Podcast about ‘Alcohol risk, guidelines and messaging’, host James Morris interviews SARG modeller Colin Angus.
From 6-7 July, for the second year SARG hosted a successful Early Career Alcohol Research Symposium – ECARS20201.
SARG team members, Duncan Gillespie and Rob Pryce, have contributed to the Royal College of Physicians report – Smoking and health 2021: A coming of age for tobacco control?