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Welcome to Public Policy, Prevention and Community Engagement

Explore our range of research.

Centre for Social Justice and Community Action

We support and conduct research on issues related to social justice, which challenges and seeks to alleviate inequities in wealth, status and power.
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Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East & North Cumbria

Our vision is to deliver 'better, fairer health and care at all ages and in all places' organised around seven key research themes.
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Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Our mission is to encourage and support high calibre interdisciplinary research to understand and address human health challenges.
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Knowledge for Use (K4U)

We're an innovative, interdisciplinary and multi-institutional ERC-funded research project aimed to build more decent societies through research.
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InSPIRE Air Quality and Brain Health Consortium

Our vision is for everyone in the UK to be able to breathe clean air that promotes a healthy brain and cognitive life.
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Communities and Social Justice

'Community’ is an enduring theme in public policy and social research. Communities of place, interest and identity are sites of contestation.
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