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University of Sheffield

University of SheffieldThe University of Sheffield 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).

The University of Sheffield’s involvement in the School is led by Professor Liddy Goyder, Professor Sarah Salway, Professor Jon Nicholl CBE, Professor Alan Brennan and Professor Petra Meier.

For further information about The University of Sheffield’s involvement in the School for Public Health Research please contact Vivivenne Walker, SPHR Coordinator.

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Evaluating Sheffield's Housing + programme

This project assessed whether the Housing+ programme in Sheffield had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of tenants.

April 2016 - March 2018

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Evaluating the Foundation for Change programme

This project assessed whether the programme for perpetrators of domestic abuse called 'Foundation for Change' in Doncaster helped to change behaviour and provided value for money. 

April 2015 - March 2017

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Progressing the public health agenda: ethnicity and migration

This project’s goal is to begin to redress the marginalisation of race/ethnicity and migration within public health intervention and health inequalities research in England.

June 2017 - July 2018

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Modelling cardiovascular disease and dementia in ageing population

This project developed computer models to estimate the value for money of interventions for cardiovascular diseases and dementia, and the impact these interventions on healthcare demand.

April 2014 - March 2017

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Assessing the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of public health interventions and screening interventions for type-2 diabetes prevention

This project assessed which type-2 diabetes screening programmes are the most effective and provide value for money.

April 2012 - March 2014



Contact information

Vivienne Walker
SPHR Co-ordinator
University of Sheffield
Regent Court
Regent Street
Sheffield S1 4DA, UK
+44 (0) 114 222 0899

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