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Opportunity details

Research: sugar tax in the UK, US and Mexico

Assisting in building the application initially

Link to organisation:

Full description:

Sugar, specifically in sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are a major concern due to the increased intake, particularly among children and adolescents. Mexico and certain states in the US already implemented the tax, and the UK is due to implement a sugar drinks tax in 2018.
For this research, we will investigate the policy making process in the UK, US and Mexico to develop a best practice framework for implementing and maintaining the sugar tax using different methods.
(More info in Word doc)

Date from

9th October 2017

Date to

20th October 2017


University of Liverpool


Lay Advisers request Sugar Tax..docx



Public health


North West

Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

support would be provided via the project steering group and skills development by the project team


Your position would be voluntary, but we plan to include a budget for travel and time according to the Involve guidelines.


Travel expenses will be paid for

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?