Tackling the wider determinants of health: Research into policy

On behalf of Professor John Wright (Director of Bradford Institute for Health Research) and Professor Trevor Sheldon (Co-Director of ActEarly), you are warmly invited to the ActEarly 2024 ‘Tackling the Wider Determinants of Health’ event.
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Event information

Join us on Thursday 18th April to explore the interesting future landscape of population health research and hear from leading experts in public and the wider determinants of health. Our expert panels will be discussing how to embed research into local government systems including conversations about the challenges of creating a research culture in a wider, complex system and key approaches to get research into policy and make real life change.

We have an exciting and innovative line-up of speakers from local government, academia, public health and prevention research including:

  • Tracy Brabin, Mayor of West Yorkshire
  • Brian Ferguson, Director of NIHR Public Health Research Programme
  • Deborah Lawlor, Professor of Epidemiology at University of Bristol, MRC Investigator and BHF Chair
  • Nick Wareham, Director of the MRC Epidemiology Unit at University of Cambridge
  • Ashley Adamson, Director NIHR Research Support Service Specialist Centre for Public Health
  • Kate E Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology at University of York and Academic Co-Director of Health Equity North
  • David Pye, Deputy Head of Commissioning and Research at Local Government Association
  • Kersten England, Chair of the Young Foundation and Co Director of the Yorkshire Policy Innovation Partnership

Please see our on the day agenda for further information. To secure your place, please register on Eventbrite on the link here.

Registration is essential as places are limited.

We very much hope you will be able to join us on 18 April 2024 for what is sure to be a great day of fascinating discussion and development.