• Active Travel to School Primary-Secondary Transition
  • Control of Adolescent Smoking Study (CAS)
  • European Network of Health Promoting Schools (ENHPS) projects
  • Evaluation of the Fit for Girls programme
  • Evaluation of the YDance Dance-in-Schools Initiative
  • Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC)
  • Physical Activity in Scottish Schoolchildren (PASS)
  • Promoting a 'Duty of Care' towards animals among young people
  • Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyles and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)
  • External reports

2016

  • Edited by: Jo Inchley, Dorothy Currie, Taryn Young, Oddrun Samdal, Torbjørn Torsheim, Lise Augustson, Frida Mathison, Aixa Aleman-Diaz, Michal Molcho, Martin Weber and Vivian Barnekow (2016). Growing up unequal: gender and socioeconomic differences in young people's health and well-being. Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: international report from the 2013/2014 survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents No. 7, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. Download full report from WHO website
  • The Young Persons’ Report presents some of the key findings from the 2014 HBSC Scotland survey in a format designed to be accessible for young people. This is the first time we have produced a document such as this, and would welcome any feedback on its content, appearance and usefulness as a teaching resource. It is designed to be printed as a ‘booklet’ – you may choose whether to print a standard (A5) or large (A4) version. Young Persons' Report

2015

  • Currie C, Whitehead R, Van der Sluijs W, Currie D, Rhodes G, Neville F and Inchley J (2015) Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study(HBSC): findings from the 2014 HBSC survey in Scotland. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit (CAHRU), University of St Andrews.
    Download the full report [PDF 7.5MB]
  • Currie, C and Alemán-Díaz, A Y (2015)The Importance of Large-scale (cross-national) Data Collection on Early Adolescents (10-15 years old): Shedding light on socioeconomic and gender inequalities in health, Commentary for UNICEF Office of Research, Florence, Download the full report

2013

  • Vivian Barnekow, Bjarne Bruun Jensen, Candace Currie, Alan Dyson, Naomi Eisenstadt and Edward Melhuish (2013) Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe. Volume 1. Early years Download the full report
  • Vivian Barnekow, Bjarne Bruun Jensen, Candace Currie, Alan Dyson, Naomi Eisenstadt and Edward Melhuish (2013) Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe. Volume 2. Childhood Download the full report
  • Vivian Barnekow, Bjarne Bruun Jensen, Candace Currie, Alan Dyson, Naomi Eisenstadt and Edward Melhuish (2013) Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe. Volume 3. School Download the full report

2012

  • Candace Currie, Cara Zanotti, Antony Morgan, Dorothy Currie, Margaretha de Looze, Chris Roberts, Oddrun Samdal, Otto R.F. Smith and Vivian Barnekow (2012) . Social determinants of health and well-being among young people. HBSC international report from the 2009/2010 Survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents No. 6, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. Download the full report from the WHO website

2011

2010

2009

  • Muldoon J and Williams J, (2009) Promoting a 'Duty of Care' Towards Animals Among Children and Young People: The development of the SAPS (Short Attachment to Pets Scale) for the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study Download Report
  • Muldoon J, Williams J, Lawrence A, Lakestani N and C Currie (2009) Promoting a 'Duty of Care' Towards Animals Among Children and Young People: A literature review and findings from initial research to inform the development of interventions.Download Full Report and Duty of Care Executive Summary
  • Brooks et al (2009) Young People's Health in Great Britain and Ireland: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Suvey, 2006. Cardiff, Edinburgh, Galway, Hertfordshire. Download the full report

2008

  • Currie C et al (eds) (2008) Inequalities in young people's health: HBSC international report from the 2005/2006 Survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents No. 5, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Inchley J, Kirby J and Currie C (2008) Physical Activity in Scottish Schoolchildren (PASS) Project : physical activity among adolescents in Scotland : final report of the PASS study. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Download Full Report
  • Muldoon J and Inchley J (2008) The YDance 'Dance-in-Schools Initiative' (DISI): Final Evaluation Report. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Download
  • Currie C, Levin K and Todd J (2008) Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study (HBSC): findings from the 2006 HBSC survey in Scotland. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Download

2007

  • Inchley J and Cuthbert L (2007) Active Travel Across the Primary-Secondary Transition Pilot Project: Final Evaluation Report. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Download

2005

2004

  • Currie C, Roberts C, Morgan A, Smith R, Settertobulte W, Samdal O, Barnekow Rasmussen V (2004) Young People's Health in Context, Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study: International Report from the 2001/2002 Survey. Health Policy for Children and Adolescents No.4, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark. Download the full report
  • Currie C, Corbett J, Currie D and Akhtar P (2004) Interim Report of the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2004 (SALSUS). Report for The Scottish Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Available at: http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/abstracts/salsus_interim04.htm
  • Inchley J and Currie C (2004) Report of findings from the PASS 2003/04 Pupil Survey. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Summary of key findings 2003/04 from the second PASS survey [pdf]

2003

  • Currie C, Fairgrieve J, Akhtar P, Currie D (2003) Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) National Report: Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among 13 and 15 year olds in Scotland in 2002. TSO, Edinburgh. Available at: http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/abstracts/salsus_national02.htm
  • Currie C, Fairgrieve J, Currie D, Akhtar P (2003) Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) - Series of Health Board and Local Authority Level Reports. Reports for The Scottish Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Available at: http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/abstracts/salsusdocs_local.htm
  • Currie C, Fairgrieve J, Currie D, Akhtar P (2003) Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS) 2002 - Series of DAT and AAT Reports. Reports for The Scottish Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Available at: http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/abstracts/salsusdocs_local.htm
  • Inchley J and Currie C (2003) Report of Findings from the PASS 2002 Survey. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Edinburgh University. Summary of key findings 2002/03 from the first PASS survey [pdf] Copies of the full report are available from Jo Inchley (tel 0131 651 6269). Data is presented on current levels of activity, attitudes towards physical activity, physical activity in the schoolsetting, and key social and environmental factors.
  • Inchley J and Currie C (2003) Physical Activity in the School Setting: Report of Findings from the PASS 2002/03 Survey of Primary School Head Teachers. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Edinburgh University.
  • Inchley J and Currie C (2003) Promoting Healthy Eating in Schools using a Health Promoting School Approach. Final Report of the ENHPS Healthy Eating Project. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, Edinburgh University.

2002

  • Inchley J (2002) ENHPS Healthy Eating Project Final Evaluation Report: Newington Primary School. CAHRU, University of Edinburgh.
  • Inchley J (2002) ENHPS Healthy Eating Project Final Evaluation Report: Mayfield Primary School. CAHRU, University of Edinburgh.
  • Inchley J (2002) ENHPS Healthy Eating Project Final Evaluation Report: The Berwickshire High School. CAHRU, University of Edinburgh.
  • Currie C, Fairgrieve J, Currie D, Akhtar P (2002) Interim Report of the Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey 2002 (SALSUS). Report for The Scottish Executive, Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, The University of Edinburgh. Available at: http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/local/SALSUS1812.PDF
  • Inchley J (2002) ENHPS Healthy Eating Project Final Evaluation Report: Vale of Leven Academy. CAHRU, University of Edinburgh.

2001

  • Griesbach D and Currie C (2001) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Report 7: Control of Adolescent Smoking in Scotland. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh.
  • Wold B and Currie C (2001) Control of Adolescent Smoking: Transnational variation in prevalence of adolescent smoking: the role of national tobacco control policies and the school and family environment. Research Centre for Health Promotion, Norway.

2000

  • Wold B, Holstein B, Griesbach D, and Currie C (2000) Control of Adolescent Smoking: National policies on restriction of smoking at school in eight European countries. Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit, University of Edinburgh.
  • Mullan E and Currie C (2000) Socieconomic inequalities and adolescent health. In: Currie C et al. (eds.) 'Health and Health Behaviour Among Young People' [International Report from the 1997/98 HBSC survey], pp 65- 72. WHO Policy Series: Health policy for children and adolescents. Issue 1. WHO Regional Office for Europe.
  • Todd J, Currie C and Smith R (2000) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Technical Report 3: Eating Patterns and Physical Activity in the 1990s. Edinburgh: RUHBC and HEBS. HBSC Technical Report 3 [pdf]
  • Currie C, Hurrelmann K, Settertobulte W, Smith R and Todd J (eds) (2000) 'Health and Health Behaviour Among Young People'International Report from the 1997/98 HBSC survey. WHO Policy Series: Health policy for children and adolescents. Issue 1. WHO Regional Office for Europe and http://www.hbsc.org/.

1999-1992

  • Todd J, Currie C and Smith R (1999) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Technical Report 2: Sexual Health in the 1990s. Edinburgh: RUHBC and HEBS. HBSC Technical Report 2 [pdf]
  • Todd J, Currie C and Smith R (1999) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Technical Report 1: Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use in the 1990s. Edinburgh: RUHBC and HEBS. HBSC Technical Report 1 [pdf]
  • Currie C and Watson J (eds) (1998) Translating Research Findings into Health Promotion Action: Lessons from the HBSC Study. Report from a workshop jointly organised by the Health Education Board for Scotland, the Research Unit in Health and Behavioural Change, University of Edinburgh, and the World Health Organization Regional Office, published by HEBS Download
  • Currie C, Todd J and Thomson C (1997) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Report 5: Comparisons of National Patterns in 1990 and 1994. RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh.
  • Currie C, Todd J and Thomson C (1997) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren: Report 6: Sex Education, Personal Relationships, Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes in 1990 and 1994. RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh. Download
  • Currie C (1995) Prevalence of smoking in young people in Europe. Report of the 'European Conference on Young People and Tobacco', October 1-8, 1995, Edinburgh, pp16-18. The Scottish Office, Edinburgh.
  • Currie C, Todd J and Thomson C (1994) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren Report 4: Cross-national Perspective: Scotland compared to other European countries and Canada. RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh.
  • Currie C and Todd J (1993) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren Report 3: Sex Education, Personal Relationships, Sexual Behaviour and HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Attitudes. RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh.
  • Currie C, Todd J and Wijckmans K (1993) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren Report 2: Family Peer, School and Socioeconomic Influences. RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh.
  • Currie C and Todd J (1992) Health Behaviours of Scottish Schoolchildren Report 1: National and Regional Patterns, RUHBC and HEBS, Edinburgh.