The Royal Society has announced Professor Candace Currie as one of their new recipients of their Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards.
[symple_testimonial by=”Professor Currie” fade_in=”false”]”I am very honoured to have received the award which also gives recognition to the importance of the field of adolescent public health. The award provides a platform for a new programme of research I am planning with colleagues at St Andrews and international collaborators into the cultural, economic, social and biological factors that shape healthy adolescent transitions from childhood through puberty in different countries”[/symple_testimonial]
Professor Currie is Director of the Child and Adolescent Health Research Unit at the School of Medicine that she established in 2000; from 1995-2015 was International Coordinator of the 44 country Health Behaviour in School-Aged Children Study (HBSC). She is now co-Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Child and Adolescent Health Policy in the School of Medicine.