Conference Oral Presentations

Haseen F (2016) Smoking in the social environment and adolescent brand awareness: Differential effects by gender
International Congress of Behavioural Medicine, Melbourne, Australia, 7-10 December 2016

Inchley J (2016) Adolescent Mental Health and Wellbeing
Action in Mind Event, McLaren High School, Stirling, 5 October 2016
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Whitehead R, Berg C, Cosma A, Keane E, Gobina I, Neville F, Ojala K & Kelly C (2016) Trends in adolescent overweight perception and its association with psychosomatic health 2002-2014: Evidence from 33 countries
European Association for Research on Adolescents (EARA) Annual Conference. Cadiz 2016

Martin G, Gavine A, Currie C, & Inchley J (2016) Conceptualizing, measuring and evaluating constructs of the adolescent neighbourhood social environment: a systematic review
Paper presented at the 15th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, Cádiz, Spain, September 2016.

Whitehead R, Cecil J, Cosma A, Currie D, Inchley J, Neville F & Currie C (2016) Trends in Scottish Adolescents’ body image, 1990-2014: changing associations with mental wellbeing
Association for Young People’s Health National Conference: Manchester 2016.

Inchley J (2016) Growing up unequal: overview of findings from the 2013/14 International Report of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey
Invited presentation at the Nordic Conference on Adolescent Mental Wellbeing, Stockholm, 14 June 2016

Whitehead R (2016) Trends in Scottish adolescents’ mental health and its changing association with body image: 1994-2014
Policy Hub Scotland Event Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools – The role of the school in working toward a healthier Scotland. Edinburgh, 2 June 2016

Whitehead R (2016) Scottish Adolescents: An International Perspective
Presentation to Scottish Government, Edinburgh, 26 April 2016
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Inchley J (2016) Growing up unequal: overview of findings from the 2013/14 International Report of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey
Presentation to the Scottish Government, Edinburgh, 26 April 2016

Martin G (2016) Are neighbourhood conditions associated with adolescent drinking behaviours in Scotland?
Paper presented at the Scottish Alcohol Research Network and Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium, Edinburgh, April 2016.

Haseen F (2016) ‘It looks like an adult sweetie shop’: tobacco point-of-sale display exposure and brand awareness in Scottish secondary school students
ASH Scotland, Scottish Tobacco-Free Alliance Research Working Group, Edinburgh, 7 April 2016

Inchley J (2016) Growing up unequal: overview of findings from the 2013/14 International Report of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey
Invited presentation at the launch of the 2013/14 International Report, Brussels, 15 March 2016

Inchley J (2016) International perspectives on adolescent physical activity and health: findings from the HBSC study
Invited presentation to the Physical Activity and Health Research Centre (PAHRC) research group, Edinburgh University, 10 February 2016

Haseen F (2015) 'It looks like an adult sweetie shop’: point-of-sale tobacco display exposure and brand awareness in Scottish secondary school students
ASH Scotland, Scottish Tobacco-Free Alliance Research Working Group, 11 December 2015

Whitehead R, Cecil J, Cosma A, Currie D, Inchley J, Neville F & Currie C (2015) Trends in Scottish Adolescents’ Body Image, 1990-2014: Changing Associations with Mental Wellbeing
8th Excellence in Paediatrics Conference: London, 11 December 2015

Haseen F (2015) ‘It looks like an adult sweetie shop’: the impact of the tobacco point-of-sale tobacco display ban on exposure and brand awareness in Scottish secondary school students Annual Public Health Conference - ‘Securing Scotland’s Health’, Peebles Hydro Hotel, Peebles, 5-6 November 2015

Vallance, K, Thompson K, Martin G, Chow C & Stockwell T An investigation of sex differences in substance use, related harms and harm reduction practices in street-based settings
Issues of Substance: Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse National Conference, Montreal, Canada, November 2015.

Currie C (2015) HBSC 2014 National Report Launch Presentations
Overview of 2014 Findings
, Edinburgh, 23 October 2015,
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Hogg E, Programme Manager, Youth Health Improvement, NHS Health Scotland (2015) HBSC 2014 National Report Launch Presentations Contribution of the HBSC Survey in Scotland Edinburgh, 23 October 2015
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Kopela J (2015) NHS Dumfries & Galloway Council – Education Services HBSC 2014 National Report Launch Presentations - Dunfries and Galloway Health and Wellbeing,
Edinburgh, 23 October 2015
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Cosma A (2015) HBSC 2014 National Report Launch Presentations -
Mental Health & Wellbeing among Scottish schoolchildren: Changing Associations 1994-2014
Edinburgh, 23 October 2015
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Neville F (2015) HBSC 2014 National Report Launch Presentations - Sexual Health Edinburgh, 23 October 2015
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Inchley J (2015) Young people’s health and wellbeing: international perspectives from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study.
Invited Presentation to School Nursing International Conference, London, 29 July 2015

Vallance K, Roth E, Stockwell T, Thompson K, Chow C & Martin G
Partying last weekend: Factors related to binge-drinking among people who use club drugs Paper presented at the 41st annual symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol, Munich, Germany, June 2015

Whitehead R, Currie C, Currie D & Inchley J (2014) Long-term goals may sustain long-term health: post-school expectations and health-related behaviour in a 2010 Sample of Scottish adolescents
7th European Public Health Conference: Glasgow 2014.

Martin G, Currie C & Inchley J Examining the role of neighbourhood social conditions on adolescent drinking behaviours and motivations
Paper presented at the UK Centre for Alcohol and Tobacco Studies Early Career Researcher Meeting, Leeds, June 2014

Martin G, Currie C & Inchley J
Neighbourhood environment, adolescent alcohol use, and motivations to drink
Paper presented at the 40th annual symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol, Turin, Italy, June 2014.

Martin G, Currie C & Inchley J Associations between neighbourhood social characteristics, abstention from alcohol and drunkenness among Scottish adolescents
Paper presented at the 38th Annual New Directions in the Study of Alcohol Group Conference, Dundee, April 2014.

Bucksch J, Sigmundova D, Kalman M, Hamrik Z & Inchley J (2014) International temporal trends in screen time from 2002 to 2010 among adolescents – findings from the cross-national HBSC survey
Presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, San Diego, May 2014

Kalman M, Inchley J, Sigmundova D, Iannotti R, Tynjala J, Hamrik Z, Haug E & Bucksch J (2014) Secular trends in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity from 2002 to 2010: A cross-national perspective
Presentation at the 5th International Conference on Physical Activity and Public Health (ICPAPH), Rio de Janeiro, April 2014

Bucksch J, Cavallo F & Inchley J (2013) International trends: physical activity, sedentary behaviour, overweight and obesity
Invited presentation at the Excellence in Paediatrics (EiP) Active Healthy Living Summit, Doha, Qatar, December 2013

Whitehead R (2013) Ozakinci G, Tiddemann B & Perrett D. You are what you eat: dietary effects on skin appearance
Health’e’ @ UoN Seminar Series: University of Newcastle, Australia, 13 November 2013

Ozakinci G, Whitehead R, Sobota A & Coyne J (2013) Inaccurate abstracts in health psychology: The problem and an easily implementable solution
27th conference of the European Health Psychology Society: Bordeaux 2013

Mitchell F, Currie C, Kirby J & Inchley J (2013) A socio-ecological approach to understanding adolescent girls’ engagement and experiences in the PE environment
Presentation to the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, Ghent, May 2013

Perrett D & Whitehead R Using the face to monitor and motivate health. European Association for Communication in Healthcare
International Conference on Communication in Healthcare: St Andrews, 4 September 2012

Whitehead R, Ozakinci G, Tiddemann B & Perrett D You are what you eat: dietary effects on skin appearance
Priority Research Centre in Physical Activity and Nutrition Seminar Series: University of Newcastle, Australia, 8 August 2012

Whitehead R & Lefevre C E Skin colour and texture – signals of health and mate quality
Centre for Vision and Visual Cognition Seminar Series: University of Durham, 27 January 2012

Currie C (2011)Inequalities in young people's health and wellbeing: UK and international perspectives
Invited presentation to Association of Young Peoples' Health (AYPH) Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 1 March 2011

Geyer J (2011) Methodological issues in the combined use of GPS, GIS and accelerometry in research on greenspace and physical activity with adolescents
Active Living Research Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, 22-24 February 2011
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Whitehead R & Perrett D Carotenoids, human skin colour and health
Seminar on Vitamin A and Carotenoids: University of Aberdeen, 9 February 2011

Whitehead R, Re D & Perrett D Skin redness is associated with exercise and diet
Colour, social perceptions and health workshop: University of Durham, 22 September 2010

Conference Poster Presentations

Haseen F (2016) Smoking in the social environment influences and brand recall among adolescents: Gender influences and implications for the importance of smoke free home
Faculty of Public Health Annual Conference, Dunblane, 18 October 2016

Whitehead R, Inchley J, Hunter J & Bucksch J (2015) Prevalence and correlates of active travel to school among adolescents in Scotland.
Poster presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, June 2015

Bucksch J, Nalecz H, Sigmundova D, Inchley J, Borraccino A, Salonna F & Hamrik Z. (2015) Association between perceived socio-environmental factors and physical activity in Czech, German and Polish adolescents.
Poster presentation at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, June 2015
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Presentations prior to 2010

Kirby J (2009)How healthy are Scotland's children? A European overview
Invited presentation to Children in Scotland Annual Conference. Co-authored with Kate Levin, HBSC national team at CAHRU. 5-6 November 2009, East Kilbride
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Currie C (2009)Informing investment in adolescent health, the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study: A case study from Scotland
Invited presentation to the International Association of Adolescent Health Conference: Symposium on global approaches to adolescent health survey development. Co-authored with Kate Levin, HBSC national team at CAHRU. 28 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Currie C (2009)Is variation between countries in age at menarche of girls explained by Body Mass Index?
Invited presentation to the International Association of Adolescent Health Conference: Symposium on puberty. Co-authored with Dorothy Currie of the ICC; Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, National University of Ireland, Galway; Emmanuelle Godeau, Université paul Sabatier, Toulouse; Namanjeet Ahluwalia, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France. 28 October 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kirby J (2009)The importance of role models in getting girls more active
Invited presentation to Teenactive research group knowledge exchange network meeting. October 2009, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh.
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Currie C (2009)The health and socio-cultural issues affecting adolescents in the European Region
Invited presentation to Youth Friendly Health Policies and Services meeting. 21-23 September 2009, Edinburgh.
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Currie C (2009)Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study: scope, approach and potential
Invited presentation to 'Beyond mortality: future perspectives in adolescent health' Conference. 10-11 September 2009, Institute of Child Health, London
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Currie C (2009)The implications of the economic and financial crisis on youth health
Invited round table presentation to 'Conference on the Health of Young People: be healthy, be yourself'. 9-10 July 2009, Brussels
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Currie CDimensions of inequality in young people's health internationally: evidence for action in settings from the HBSC Study
Invited keynote to 'Closing the gap in child and adolescent health: the settings approach', Health Promotion Research Centre. Annual Summer Conference , National University of Ireland, 11-12 June 2009, Galway, Ireland.

Currie CAssessing child-well-being: perspectives and experiences of Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children (HBSC) Study
Invited presentation to UNICEF IRC/OECD/European Commission Child Well-being Expert Consultation at OECD. 25 May 2009, Paris
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Currie C (2009)Inequalities in young people's health across the UK
Keynote presentation to 'Getting it together for young people's health' AYPH Conference, 26 February 2009
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Currie C (2009)Monitoring the health of youth: the Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study
Presentation to ISNH 'webinar', 19 February 2009
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Muldoon J (2009) Teacher-pupil relationships in primary and secondary schools: do differences matter? Transitions in Education Conference, BPS Psychology of Education Section Annual Conference, October/November 2009, University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), Marriott Hotel, Preston.

Levin KA, Currie C (2009) Inequalities in the health and well-being of adolescents in Scotland and the mediating effect of the family meal. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2009, Newcastle.

Kirby J, Van der Sluijs, Inchley J (2009) The influence of personal, social and environmental factors on substance use among adolescents in Scotland. CPD Substance Misuse Education, April 2009, Scottish Police College, Tulliallan.

Kirby J, Inchley J (2008) Social influences on physical activity participation amongst scottish schoolchildren: a longitudinal study. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2008, Southampton.

Levin KA, Currie C (2008) Subjective well-being of 13 and 15 year old boys and girls in Scotland and the Health Promoting School. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,September 2008, Southampton.

Muldoon J (2008) The Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit's evaluation of the Dance-in-Schools Initiative (DISI): 2006/07. Dance Science & Education Conference, August 2008, The Playfair Library, The University of Edinburgh.

Kirby J, Inchley J, Currie C (2008) Physical activity trends and patterns amongst Scottish schoolchildren across the primary-secondary school transition and early secondary school years. 2nd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health Conference, April 2008, Amsterdam.

Levin KA, Currie C (2007) Inequalities in mental well-being of 11-15 year old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2006. Public Health in Scotland Annual Conference, November 2007, Airth.

Levin KA, Currie C (2007) Inequalities in mental well-being of 11-15 year old boys and girls in Scotland, 1994-2006. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2007, Cork.

Muldoon J (2007) Losing more than they gain? Reflections on children's experience of transition to secondary school. Transforming Transitions, International Conference, April 2007, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Levin KA, Topping GVA, Pitts NB (2006) Inequalities in decayed missing and filled teeth in 5-year old children in Scotland, 1993-2003. Society for Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, September 2006, Leeds.

Levin KA, Topping GVA, Pitts NB (2006) Urban/rural differences in obvious caries experience (dmft) in 5-year-old children in Scotland 2002-03. ORCA Congress, July 2006, Glasgow.

Jones C, Levin KA, Naysmith R, Thomson C, Topping GVA, Wight C (2006) Dental health inequalities and fluoride rinsing. Evaluation using the 2004/05 NDIP in Lothian, Scotland. ORCA Congress, July 2006, Glasgow.

Muldoon J (2004) I Don't Think I Fit In - It's Too Weird': Identifying factors that inhibit successful transition to secondary school. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, 2004, UMIST, Manchester.

Muldoon J (2003) The utility of focus groups in accessing children's perceptions during the transfer from primary to secondary school. British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference, 2003, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.

Williams J M, Muldoon J C & Lawrence A (2009) Children and their pets: Exploring the relationships between pet ownership, attitudes, attachment and empathy. British Psychological Society (BPS) Developmental Section Annual Conference, September 2009, Nottingham.

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Geyer J (2009) The potential impact of green-space on physical activity and well-being in Scottish teenagers. Glasgow.

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Kirby J (2009) Self-Perceptions and physical activity in Scottish schoolchildren: a longitudinal study. ISBNPA Meeting, June 2009, Lisbon.

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Kirby J, Inchley J (2007) Attitudes towards Active Travel to School among school children in Scotland. Cycling Scotland Conference, November 2007, Glasgow.

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