The Health Behaviour Change Research Group are delighted that Dr Paula Carroll, Health Sport and Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology will deliver our next seminar on Wednesday 14 March, 1-2pm in G065 on the ground floor of the School of Psychology, NUI Galway. Her talk will detail Men on the Move: The story of a community based PA programme for inactive men.
This seminar will detail the journey from an ‘idea’ to a national efficacy and replicability trial of Men on the Move, a community based PA programme for inactive men. Both the process of designing, developing and implementing the programme across 8 counties, engaging over 900 men will be detailed along with the outcome biopsychosocial measures recorded up to 52 weeks. Qualitative data from participant interviews will also be presented to illuminate the personal impact of participation on the men’s overall health and well-being. Finally, the potential trajectory for Men on the Move to national scale up will be presented.


The 2018 Health Promotion Conference Committee are pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts is now open for the ‘Participation and empowerment for health service users: Strengthening the circle’ conference taking place at NUI Galway on Thursday 7th June 2018.

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The Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) is the national charity dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Today in Ireland more people die from heart and stroke-related illnesses than from cancer, road deaths and suicide combined. Against this background we work to bring hope, relief and a better future to families all over Ireland. We give vital patient support through our Heart & Stroke helpline and we provide high quality public information for all.

We support pioneering medical research, campaign for improved patient care, and promote positive public health strategies. We work in hospitals, schools and workplaces to support, educate and train people to save lives. As a charity we are dependent on the generosity of the public to continue our vital good work. We ask the public to support our work by making a donation, giving of their time to volunteer or by learning the skills needed to save a life through our courses.

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Reporting to: Health Promotion, Information and Training Manager
Location: IHF Head Office
Working hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: 12 month Fixed Term (with view to permanency)
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