PAfH winter school 2023 – “physical activity policy and intervention evaluation” – Dr. liam kelly.

PAfH Winter School 2023 – Keynote Presenters.

Following on from a successful Summer School in Sept 2022, PAfH will host their first Winter School in January 2023.

The school will provide a unique opportunity for early career researchers to meet with more established researchers, world-class leaders in their field, for the purpose of inspiring and empowering the next generation of research on policy and intervention implementation evaluation. We have a distinguished line up for our Winter School.

For example, the following will travel to PESS in January to present:


  • Michael Pratt, University of San Diego and Palacky. (Fullbright Chair)
  • Charlie Foster, Bristol University.
  • Peter Gelius, FAU Germany.


  • Michael Serneels, European Commission, DG for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture.
  • Kremlin Wickramsinghe, WHO Europe. (Online)

PAfH Winter School 2023 Programme:


PAfH is located at the University of Limerick, in the south-west of Ireland and is a leading research centre in physical activity for health.  It specializes in four thematic areas, namely measurement and determinants; policy impact and intervention development; exercise is medicine and biomedicine of physical activity (see: for more details).

PAfH is involved in many exciting projects including the Policy Evaluation Network (, involving 28 institutions in 7 European countries and New-Zealand, DE-PASS ( involving 37 countries worldwide and 317 participants, the Active School Flag (, ISCYCLE ( and many more. 

Dr Liam Kelly is the Programme Manager, Physical Activity for Health HRI Research Centre, Physical Activity for Health Research Cluster, Health Research Institute, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, in the University of Limerick. 

Contact:  @liamkellyIRL  @PAfH_UL

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