Three SPHR funded researchers have been appointed Senior Investigators by the NIHR. The School’s Director Professor Ashley Adamson has been reappointed, while Professor Peymane Adab and Professor Sonia Saxena have been newly appointed. In addition, SPHR researcher Professor David Taylor Robinson is one of six research leaders to be awarded a flagship NIHR career development award.
NIHR Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR. They are outstanding leaders of patient and people-based research within the NIHR research community. They are critical to the NIHR and the development of advances in health research.
On hearing of her reappointment, Professor Ashley Adamson said:
“I am honoured to have been reappointed as an NIHR Senior Investigator among such esteemed colleagues. We are facing many complex public health challenges that need high-quality research to generate evidence and contribute to solutions so it is especially good to see more academics working in public health and social care amongst the NIHR Senior Investigator cohort.”
Senior Investigators 2023
Professor Ashley Adamson
Ashley is Director of the School and leads Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health
Professor Peymane Adab
Peymane is Deputy Director of the School and lead of the PHRESH consortium, one of the School’s members that includes researchers from the Universities of Birmingham, Warwick and Keele.
Professor Sonia Saxena
Sonia is one of the leads for Imperial College London’s membership in the School. Her work explore reducing health inequalities and improving child health.
NIHR Research Professors
Professor David Taylor-Robinson
David is one of the leads for LiLaC’s membership in the School. LiLaC is the Liverpool and Lancaster Universities collaboration for public health research. David’s research investigates tackling child health inequalities.
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