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:

  • Dominika Kwasnicka, Gill A. ten Hoor, Anne van Dongen, Ewa Gruszczyńska, Martin S. Hagger, Kyra Hamilton, Nelli Hankonen, Matti Toivo Juhani Heino, Marie Kotzur, Chris Noone, Alexander J. Rothman, Elaine Toomey, Lisa Marie Warner, Gerjo Kok, Gjalt-Jorn Peters & Aleksandra Luszczynska (2020) Promoting scientific integrity through open science in health psychology: results of the Synergy Expert Meeting of the European health psychology society, Health Psychology Review, DOI: 10.1080/17437199.2020.1844037
  • Hagger, M. S., ten Hoor, G. A., & Hamilton, K. (2019). Reflections from the 2018 SYNERGY meeting on ‘Promoting Scientific Integrity in Health Psychology Research and Publishing’. The European Health Psychologist, 20(6), 563-7. doi: https://ehps.net/ehp/index.php/contents/article/view/3307/1188 

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:

  • Justin Presseau, Lucie M.T. Byrne-Davis, Sarah Hotham, Fabiana Lorencatto, Sebastian Potthoff, Lou Atkinson, Eleanor R. Bull, Alexandra L. Dima, Anne van Dongen, David French, Nelli Hankonen, Jo Hart, Gill A. ten Hoor, Kristian Hudson, Dominika Kwasnicka, Sanne van Lieshout, Jennifer McSharry, Ellinor K. Olander, Rachael Powell, Elaine Toomey & Molly Byrne (2021) Enhancing the translation of health behaviour change research into practice: a selective conceptual review of the synergy between implementation science and health psychology, Health Psychology Review, DOI: 10.1080/17437199.2020.1866638
  • 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.