This project aims to provide evidence about what would happen if Minimum Unit Pricing was introduced by Local Authroities in the North West of England.
The effectiveness of promotional campaigns associated with revised UK drinking guidelines: A prospective evaluation
This project aims to conduct a prospective evaluation of the impact of promoting revised UK lower risk drinking guidelines (DG) on alcohol onsumption behaviour.
EDARA – An Evaluation of Alcohol Treatment Centres: Implications for Service Delivery, Patient Benefit and Harm Reduction
This mixed-methods evaluation plans to evaluate the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Alcohol Treatment Centres for dealing with drunken behaviours.
This project will provide updated data and publications following SARG’s previous study which estimated the impact of minimum unit pricing in Wales.
Local alcohol treatment and recovery service commissioning practices and their perceived outcomes for service provision: an in-depth exploration
This project will examine how Local Authorities (LAs) have recently gone about deciding which alcohol services to award contracts for (or commission).
This project will estimate the costs that alcohol use imposes on the National Health Service (NHS) through Primary Care (PC) in England.
Investigation of the geographic and socioeconomic variation in alcohol and tobacco related hospital admissions to inform decision support models for policy in England and Wales
The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group’s (SARG) programme of work began with the development of the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model.
ScHARR was commissioned by the Scottish Government to produce adaptations of the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model to inform decision-marking on alcohol pricing policies in Scotland. An initial report was published
ScHARR has teamed up with colleagues in Canada to investigate the impact of minimum pricing in one of the few countries where minimum prices of alcoholic drinks are regulated by
In December 2008, the Department of Health published an independent review by ScHARR to better understand the link between alcohol related harm and how alcohol is promoted and priced.
The overarching aim for this ambitious three year programme of research is to lead a step change in capabilities for robust scientific appraisal of new and existing alcohol policy interventions.
ODHIN’s part of the EU-wide ODHIN project (Optimising Delivery of Healthcare Interventions), ScHARR are leading a work package modelling the cost-effectiveness of screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful
Alcohol Research UKThis project, funded by Alcohol Research UK, examines aspects of the national drinking culture in the United Kingdom. The results will provide policy makers with a framework for
ScHARR has been commissioned by the Welsh Government to produce adaptations of the Sheffield Alcohol Policy Model to inform decision-marking on alcohol pricing policies in Wales.
ALICE RAP is a trans-disciplinary EU FP7 project which aims to help policy makers rethink and reshape current and future approaches to addiction in Europe. ScHARR will lead a work
The NIHR School for Public Health Research whole school alcohol programme comprises a cluster of studies. These jointly aim to identify and evaluate approaches to reducing alcohol-related harm that are
The U@Uni study is a randomised controlled trial to investigate the effect of a multi-device digital health intervention on health behaviour (e.g., fruit and vegetable intake, physical activity, alcohol consumption,
This project forms a case study on using alternative, inter-disciplinary, methods from the domain of complex systems, for understanding population level behaviour change
This project is a collaboration led by the University of Sheffield with the National Drug Evidence Centre at the University of Manchester, and the National Addiction Centre at Kings College
The socio-economic patterning of smoking and alcohol use and its implications for control policies in England
This project will estimate the costs that alcohol use imposes on the National Health Service (NHS) through Primary Care (PC) in England. We will examine in detail the consultations and