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LiLaC

LiLaCLiLaC is one of eight leading academic centres with excellence in applied public health research which make up the NIHR School for Public Health Research (NIHR SPHR).

LiLaC is The Liverpool and Lancaster Universities Collaboration for Public Health Research. It was founded by Professor Jennie Popay and Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead in 2012. LiLaC’s mission is to produce evidence on how to tackle inequalities in health through action on the upstream causes of inequalities – these are the conditions in which we live or work and where children grow up or people grow old.

LiLaC’s involvement in the School is led by Professor Jennie Popay, Professor Dame Margaret WhiteheadProfessor David Taylor-Robinson and Professor Bruce Hollingsworth.


News and Events

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What factors make ‘age-friendly environments’ effective?

A new study, published in the journal Systematic Reviews, conducted by researchers at the University of Liverpool and Newcastle University has identified the most effective initiatives for promoting respect and social inclusion for older people living in the community.

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Exhibition explores older people’s perception of living in Liverpool

Photographs and stories which reflect what older residents in Liverpool like and dislike about their local community in relation to respect and social inclusion went on display at the Museum of Liverpool in May.


Research

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Men in sheds: improving the health and wellbeing of older men

One in five of the UK population is an older man (aged over 65 years), and although men report better health than women, their mortality rates are higher.

June 2012 - March 2013

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Communities in Control Study

The Communities in Control Study (CiC) has investigated the implementation and early impacts of a programme called the Big Local. The Big Local uses funding from the Big Lottery to give residents of 150 disadvantaged areas in England £1 million over ten years to use as they see fit to make their area “an even better place to live”.

January 2014 - March 2017

 

 

Contact information

Mandy Ellison
Hannah Chadburn

http://www.lilac-healthequity.org.uk/
0151 794 4314
h.chadburn@lancaster.ac.uk/m.ellison@liverpool.ac.uk

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