DECIPHer: Centre for the Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions for Public Health Improvement
DECIPHer is a UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence.
DECIPHer brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines to tackle public health issues such as diet and nutrition; physical activity; and alcohol, tobacco and drugs, with a particular focus on developing and evaluating multi-level interventions that will have an impact on the health and wellbeing of children and young people. The Centre engages strongly with policy, practice and public user communities as our stakeholders, to translate the research results into practical outcomes.
DECIPHer is led by Professor Laurence Moore, Cardiff University, in a strategic partnership with colleagues at the University of Bristol, led by Professor Rona Campbell, and Swansea University, led by Professor Ronan Lyons.
- News: ASSIST, DECIPHer's peer support programme for smoking prevention in adolescents, has received the prestigious Innovation in Healthcare Award. In the video above, DECIPHer Director Professor Laurence Moore talks about the ASSIST programme and why it has been so successful.
- Blog: In the latest blog post, Dr. Graham Moore discusses the social norms approach to addressing unhealthy behaviours and considers whether this approach could be used in Wales to reduce hazardous drinking in first-year university students. Read it here.