SPHR is a partnership between eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research and evaluative practice in England. The School brings together its members’ expertise in a collaborative working relationship – to ensure emphasis on what works practically, can be applied across the whole country and better meets the needs of policy makers, practitioners and the public. Following an open competition, the membership of the School from 1 April 2017 to 30 March 2022 is confirmed as:
- University of Bristol
- University of Cambridge
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- The University of Sheffield
The University of Exeter Medical School was a member of the School for the first five years to March 2017.