SPARC 2022

Come and join us for the 7th annual SPARC conference

November 9th – 11th 2022!

Organised by PAHRC at the University of Edinburgh and the Active Scotland Division at the Scottish Government, this event provides an exciting opportunity for you to network with researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners involved in this field.

With stimulating keynote speakers from Scottish Government, Public Health Scotland and leading academics, this online event will consist of two half day sessions involving seminars, workshops, and interactive poster session, as well providing an hour introductory welcome session for you to join on the 9th November.

For more information about the event’s programme and to register, please click here


Abstract Submissions 

Unfortunately, the deadline for abstract submission for SPARC2022 has now past.

We were impressed with all abstract submissions, and 35 entries have been invited to participate in SPARC2022 by submitting a poster and 2 minute video. Prizes will be given for the best abstract posters at the conference

To have an opportunity to view these exciting areas of research and practice.  

Register now for SPARC 2022’  


Registration notes

All abstract presenters must register for the conference, or their poster will not be displayed.

For University of Edinburgh Staff, please remember when registering on this zoom event to use and not your normal work email address. We have created a ‘Help Sheet to provide guidance on how to login into the conferences. 

If you have difficulties logging into this event, please email