Research Spotlight on…Institute of Health and Wellbeing

In REF2021, the College will be required to submit approximately 900 publications and it is hoped that a number of these would be scored as 4* papers. A 4* publication is one that is judged by a REF peer-review panel as being world-leading and that demonstrates the highest quality of “significance, originality and rigour”.

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number of papers within the College have already been identified as 4*.  This issue, we will focus on the Institute of Health and Wellbeing.

An evaluation of the effects of lowering blood alcohol concentration limits for drivers on the rates of road traffic accidents and alcohol consumption: a natural experiment.

University of Glasgow, Institute of Health and Wellbeing and School of Life Sciences Authors: Professor Jill Pell PhD, Director of Institute of Health and Wellbeing, Houra Haghpanahan PhD, Research Assistant, Professor Jim Lewsey PhD, Professor of Medical Statistics, Daniel F Mackay PhD, Reader in Public Health, Professor Emma McIntosh PhD, Professor of Health Economics, Prof Andy Jones PhD, Associate and Mark Robinson PhD, Honorary Senior Research Fellow; along with Niamh Fitzgerald PhD from the University of Stirling.

This article was published in the Lancet.

First published: 29 July 2019