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Fuse and School for Public Health Research, 2017-2022’

Date/Time: 9 February 2017, 1pm-2pm

Venue: Dental School, Lecture Theatre F

Established in April 2012, the NIHR School for Public Health Research is a partnership between eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research in England. The School aims to build the evidence base for effective public health practice. Our research looks at what works practically to improve population health and reduce health inequalities, can be applied across the country and better meets the needs of policymakers, practitioners and the public.

Fuse, The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health is a virtual centre, operating across five universities in north-east England: Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside.  Fuse’s mission is to transform health and well-being and reduce health inequalities through the conduct of world-class public health research and its translation into value-for-money policy and practice.  Fuse was one of the eight members of the NIHR School of Public Health Research (SPHR) 2012-17 and has been successful in renewing membership for 2017-2022. The SPHR is a significant NIHR investment of £20M over 5 years.   

Ashley Adamson NIHR Research Professor and the Director of Fuse, UKCRC Centre for Translational Research in Public Health and from April 2017 will be the national director for the NIHR School for Public Health Research. Ashley is a Professor in Public Health Nutrition at Newcastle University, and leads a research team in Public Health Nutrition Research in the Human Nutrition Research Centre, and the Public Health Improvement theme in the Institute of Health & Society