research design

(Webinar) Advancing the Use of “Core Components” Approaches: Suggestions for Researchers Publishing Evaluation Results

Washington, D.C., United States,
This webinar will identify categories of data important to collect and report on that would advance core components approaches. It will also engage audience members in a discussion about how best to incentivize researchers, journal editors and others to make more complete and detailed information available to identify, test, and scale up core components of effective programs.

SSA Conference and PhD Symposium


SSA's Conference and PhD Symposium will go ahead this year.

Booking is now open. Due to the ongoing pandemic our Conference will be delivered online.

Call for Team Applications: Fifteenth Annual Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup

Significant advances in prevention science are often due to a team of individuals working closely together across many years. In recognition of the importance of the collaborative process to the field, the Society for Prevention Research (SPR) will sponsor a friendly competition amongst teams of early career researchers for the honour of bringing home the Sloboda and Bukoski SPR Cup. The Cup is named for two of the founders and long-time active members of SPR

Longitudinal Study of the Impact of Prenatal Opioid and other Substance Exposure on Brain and Behavioral Development


An expert panel meeting will be held on the 22nd of October 2018 to discuss the design of a recent piece of longitudinal research examining the impact of substance exposure on pre- and postnatal neural development. It will also discuss the relationship between pre- natal substance exposure and subsequent risk of mental illness and substance use, and the impact upon levels of social, behavioral and academic achievement.

Short Course: Involving Children and Young People in the Design and Conduct of Research

Cardiff, United Kingdom,

DECIPHer, the Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement, will run a one-day course on how to involve children and young people in the design and conduct of research, with a particular focus on the development and evaluation of complex interventions. The course includes practical sessions where delegates can apply learning to develop a plan for involving children and young people in their o