SYNERGY OUTPUTS

Synergy Expert Meetings Outputs

Dubrovnik 2019:

The 2019 Expert Meeting on ‘Learning from the past: Establishing an agenda for habit research in health’ facilitated by Benjamin Gardner and Phillippa Lally brought together 16 experts and 3 members of the Synergy board. 

Publication arising from the Expert Meeting:

  • “Developing habit-based health behaviour change interventions: A research agenda” (in preparation)

Galway 2018:

The 2018 Expert Meeting on ‘Promoting scientific integrity in health psychology research and publishing’ facilitated by Gerjo Kok. Aleksandra Luszczynska, Charles Abraham and Gjalt-Jorn Peters brought together 10 experts and 2 members of the Synergy board.

Publications arising from the Expert Meeting:

Padova 2017: 

The 2017 Expert Meeting on ‘Moving research into practice: Novel health psychology approaches to implementation science’ facilitated by Molly Byrne and Justin Presseau brought together 17 experts and 3 members of the Synergy board. 

Publications arising from the Expert Meeting:

  • Following through on health behaviour change breakthroughs: The synergy between implementation science and health psychology (under review).
  • Bull, E. (2018). Synergy Grant report: New frontiers in Health Psychology and Implementation Science. The European Health Psychologist, 20(1), 453-5. https://ehps.net/ehp/index.php/contents/article/view/3272

Aberdeen 2016: 

The 2016 Expert Meeting on ‘Social relationships and health: Collaborative and dyadic approaches’ facilitated by Urte Scholz and Gerdtraud (Turu) Stadler brought together 19 experts and 4 members of the Synergy board.

Publications arising from the Expert Meeting:

  • Social relationships and health: Recommendations from the Synergy Expert Group for research on dyadic approaches (in prep).
  • Chittem, M. (2016). Some highlights of the Synergy Expert Meeting 2016 Social relationships and health: Collaborative and dyadic approaches. The European Health Psychologist, 18(5), 230-2. https://ehps.net/ehp/index.php/contents/article/view/1667 

Limassol 2015:

The 2015 Expert Meeting on ‘Mhealth for behaviour change: Opportunities, challenges and future directions’ facilitated by Lucy Yardley, Susan Michie and Robert West brought together 23 experts and 4 members of the Synergy board.

Publications arising from the Expert Meeting:

  • Kassavou, K., Kwasnicka, D., & Marques, M. M. (2015). Some highlights of the Synergy Expert Meeting 2015 – Mhealth for behaviour change: Opportunities, challenges and future directions. The European Health Psychologist, 17(5), 253-6. https://ehps.net/ehp/index.php/contents/article/view/816 

Insbruck 2014: 

The 2014 Expert Meeting on ‘Implementation intention and action planning interventions in health psychology: Evaluating the state of the art and developing guidelines for best practice and future research’ facilitated by Martin Hagger and Aleksandra Luszczynska brought together 25 experts and 4 members of the Synergy board. 

Publications arising from the Expert Meeting:

  • Hagger, M. S., Luszczynska, A., de Wit, J., et al. (2016). Implementation intention and planning interventions in Health Psychology: Recommendations from the Synergy Expert Group for research and practice. Psychology & Health, 31(7), 814-39. doi: 10.1080/08870446.2016.1146719.