Nicotine and Tobacco: Current Issues Policy and Practice

The UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies is delighted to be offering a CPD course on nicotine and tobacco for a second time.

Successfully delivered for the first time in 2015, stirling-pic1the course is aimed at professionals working in a range of organisations who are interested in public health and policy. The module is taught by leading academics and practitioners.

In addition to the topics covered on our previous tobacco control CPD, we will also be examining in detail the current evidence on tobacco harm reduction, electronic cigarettes and other nicotine-containing devices.



Prof Robert West –    Latest trends in cigarette smoking and electronic cigarette use – University College London
Prof Linda Bauld – Policies on nicotine and tobacco: an overview – University of Stirling
Prof John Britton – Health effects of tobacco and nicotine – University of Nottingham
Prof Marcus Munafo – Nicotine dependence – University of Bristol
Martin Dockrell – Implementing tobacco control & tobacco harm reduction – Public Health England
Prof Jeff Collin – The tobacco industry – University of Edinburgh
Prof Amanda Amos – Young people, smoking and e-cigarette use – University of Edinburgh
Martine Stead – Social marketing – University of Stirling, Open University
Prof Ann McNeill -Smoking and Mental Health – Kings College London
Paul Thorne & Henry Scowcroft Working with the media and public health – Press Office CancerResearchUK

University of Stirling, Scotland UK


Open to all professionals with an interest in public health, health promotion and policy.

• This module is available to take with credits(on successful completion of a post course assignment) or as a stand-alone course for professional development

• Limited to thirty five places.

• Available on both a residential and non-residential basis.

• Module costs: £550 unaccredited or £699 with accreditation.

+ If you book before 29th February 2016, the early-bird cost is: £450 or £599 with accreditation.

For more information and to apply click here!


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