Outputs from programme



  • NIHR School of Public Health: Phase 2. Department of Health and NIHR, NIHR School for Social Care Research. £1,200,000 2017-2022 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Addressing the impact of parental substance misuse on children, Public Health England.            £59,903 Jan-17-Jun-17 Raghu Lingam raghu.lingam@ncl.ac.uk
  • SILVER: Smart Interventions for Local Vulnerable Families, Public Health Research Programme. £399,797    Jan-17-Jan-19 Raghu Lingam raghu.lingam@ncl.ac.uk
  • SILVER: Smart Interventions for Local Vulnerable Residents, N8 Connected Health Cities £399,107 Mar-17-Feb-20 Eileen Kaner eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk


  • Community pHarmaciEs Mood Intervention STudy (CHEMIST): Feasibility and Pilot Study, NIHR/PHR. £467,000 2016-2018 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Evaluation of the Stockton on Tees ECO scheme, Stockton-On-Tees Borough Council. £40,915 Feb-16-Oct-16 Heather Brown Heather.brown@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Dental antibiotic prescribing audit, Health Education North West. £4,963 Mar-16-Feb-17 Jonathan Ling jonathan.ling@sunderland.ac.uk
  • NIHR PHR Project:SOLID (Supporting Looked after children In Decreasing Drugs, and alcohol): A Multi-centre external pilot randomised controlled trial to decrease risky substance use (drugs and alcohol) and enhance mental health and well-being of Looked after children, NIHR/BRC             £501,794 Mar-16-Dec-17 Raghu Lingam raghu.lingam@ncl.ac.uk
  • Dept of Health PRP Public Health Research Consortium, Department of Health. £174,913.00 Apr-16-Sep-17 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Equal North: Research and practice network, Public Health England £60,000 Apr-16-Mar-17 Eileen Kaner eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk
  • Life chances across the life course: the roots of social mobility across future generations, Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal and Institute for Ageing. £14,972 Apr-16-May-17 Suzanne Moffatt suzanne.moffatt@ncl.ac.uk
  • Exploring Novel Psychoactive Substance (NPS) use and its consequences for police practitioners and substance users in the North East of England. N8 Policing Research Partnership.      N8 Policing Research Partnership Catalyst Project £24,674 May-16-Apr-17 Eileen Kaner eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk
  • Evaluation of the introduction of fully smokefree policies in two North East Foundation NHS Trusts [Northumberland, Tyne and Wear (NTW) & Tees, Esk and Wear Valley (TEWV)] - specific allocation, PHE, NTW and TEWV. £34,500 May-16-Dec-17 Janet Shucksmith
  • Ways to Wellness: feasibility study of the impact of a social prescribing intervention, NIHR School for Public Health Research Public Health Practitioner Evaluation Scheme. £51,609 Jul-16-Mar-17 Suzanne Moffatt suzanne.moffatt@ncl.ac.uk
  • ATTUNE - Understanding Pathways to Stimulant Use: a mixed-methods examination of the individual, social and cultural factors shaping illicit stimulant use across Europe. Policy Research Programme (PRP) £272,005 Sep-16-Aug-19 Eileen Kaner eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk
  • Newcastle Gateshead Enhanced Health in Care Homes Vanguard, North East Commissioning Support £14,937 Oct-16-Apr-17 Jonathan Ling jonathan.ling@sunderland.ac.uk
  • Evaluation of the implementation of Health Pathways in South Tyneside, North East Commissioning Support £29,985 Nov-16-Jun-17 Jonathan Ling jonathan.ling@sunderland.ac.uk
  • Smoke-Free Mental Health Services – North of England - Scoping Exercise, Public Health England £5,000  Dec-16-Dec-17 Janet Shucksmith


  • Health inequalities seminar series, ESRC impact. £25,000.00 2015-2017 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • An evaluation of a natural policy experiment in community empowerment - phase 2, School for Public Health Research (SPHR) £1,026,000.00 2015-2017 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Health inequalities in European welfare states (HiNEWS) NORFACE (New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe) £888,577 2015-2017 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Resilience Project (Recognition, rEsponse and Structure: achIeving heaLthy chIldren in thE Northeast and north Cumbrian comminitiEs), Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria  £140,000 2015-2017 Raghu Lingam raghu.lingam@ncl.ac.uk
  • Developing family involved interventions for young people with alcohol use disorders and other linked mental health problems, Alcohol Research UK. £21,000 2015-2017 Raghu Lingam raghu.lingam@ncl.ac.uk
  • Northumbria University HEIF funding. Outreach programme implementation decision making tree January-May 2015 (principal investigator) University of Northumbria. £2,954 Jan-15-May-15 Eileen Kaner eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk
  • Deafblindness awareness, SCENE £29,980 Mar-15-Sep-16 Jonathan Ling jonathan.ling@sunderland.ac.uk
  • School for Public Health Research - Exposing the impact of advice services on health and inequalities, NIHR. £199,856 Apr-15-Mar-17 Susan Carr sue.carr@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Ways to Wellness Social Impact Bond, Cabinet Office. £99,813 Apr-15-Sep-16 Suzanne Moffatt suzanne.moffatt@ncl.ac.uk
  • Evaluation of a Fairer Start, an early years intervention to improve cognitive, social and emotional development, speech, language and nutrition in children from conception to age 3 - specific allocation NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees CCG and Stockton Borough Council   51,000  May-15May-18
  • Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria. The RESILIENCE project (Recognition, rEsponse and Structure, achieving heaLthy children in thE Northeast and north Cumbria, ahn nenc  £246,319 Jun-15-May-16 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk
  • Evaluation of a Fairer Start, Catalyst North East. £56,000 Aug-15-Jul-18
  • Embedded Research to explore how local authorities can support local communities to encourage health in children and tackle childhood obesity, Gateshead Council £110,000 Aug-15-Sep-17
  • Social Value assessment of a specialist training intervention for those in contact with the deaf blind community - specific allocation, SCENE. £30,000 Aug-15-Mar-17 Janet Shucksmith
  • Supporting look after children aged 12 -20 in decreasing risky substance use and improving mental health, Public Health Research (PHR) Programme. £11,000 Sep-15-Feb-16 Janet Shucksmith
  • Public health research funding, Durham County Council. £150,000 Sep-15-Feb-17 Shelina Visram shelina.visram@durham.ac.uk
  • EPSRC Digital Economy Research Centre, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) £451,357.00 Nov-15-Oct-20 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk


  • Sheltered accommodation, South Tyneside Homes £25,663 Jan-14-Feb-15 Jonathan Ling jonathan.ling@sunderland.ac.uk
  • Pathways to Impact funding, Durham University. £13,500 Feb-14-Jan-15 Shelina Visram shelina.visram@durham.ac.uk
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)         £4,707,329.00 Apr-14-Mar-19 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Higher Education Innovation Fund, Higher Education Innovation Funding (HEIF) £2,940 May-14-Jul-14 Natalie Forster natalie2.forster@northumbria.ac.uk
  • Arthritis in Care Homes (ARCH study) establishing the needs of formal carers, The JGW Patterson Foundation. £24,139 Jun-14-May-15 Suzanne Moffatt suzanne.moffatt@ncl.ac.uk
  • Middlesbrough Environment City (MEC): New Life, New You, Middlesbrough Environment City. £18,574          Sep-14-Aug-15 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk
  • NIHR Doctoral Fellowship for Susanna Mills, NIHR. £278,679.00   Oct-14-Sep-17 Jean Adams jma79@medschl.cam.ac.uk
  • Social Science Perspectives on the Working Lives of Those with Cancer: Psychosocial, Organisational and Economic, Economic and Social Research Council. £5,638             Nov-14-Nov-17 Heather Brown Heather.brown@newcastle.ac.uk


  • Parliamentary Constituency Kit, ESRC Seminar Series. £63,000 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Communities in Control Study: An evaluation of a natural policy experiment in community empowerment - phase 1, School for Public Health Research (SPHR)             £1,400,000.00    2013-2015 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Local health inequalities in an age of austerity: the Stockton on Tees study, The Leverhulme Trust. £997,000 2013-2018 Clare Bambra clare.bambra@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Community pharmacy interventions for public health priorities: a systematic review of community pharmacy delivered smoking, alcohol and weight management interventions, NIHR. £137,000 2013-2015 Carolyn Summberbell carolyn.summerbell@durham.ac.uk
  • National Institute of Health Research: Reducing binge drinking among disadvantaged men through a brief intervention delivered by mobile phone - a multi-centre RCT, NIHR. £787,917 Jul-13-Feb-16 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk
  • Public health research funding, Durham County Council. £16,795 Jul-13-Jun-16 Shelina Visram shelina.visram@durham.ac.uk
  • PHRC (Cooking schools - 2), Public Health Research Consortium (PHRC)   £259,069.00 Sep-13-May-15 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Transforming the ‘foodscape’: development and feasibility testing of interventions to promote healthier take-away, pub or restaurant food, NIHR/SPHR. £446,646 Oct-13-Dec-16 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • NIHR Research Design Service North East, NIHR. £5,011,816 Oct-13-Sep-18 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk
  • National Institute of Health Research: Community pharmacy interventions for public health priorities: a systematic review of community pharmacy delivered smoking, alcohol and weight management interventions, NIHR. £279,463 Oct-13-Mar-15 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk


  • FSA Scotland (INTAKE24), Food Standards Agency Scotland. £629,040.00 Jan-12-Feb-14 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Adamson           Ashley  SPHR 1  NIHR                  Apr-12  Mar-17
  • NIHR SPHR, UK Clinical Research Collaboration. £2,113,676.00    Apr-12-Mar-17 Ashley Adamson ashley.adamson@newcastle.ac.uk
  • Health Technology Assessment: Parental incentives and quasi-mandatory schemes for increasing uptake of immunisations in pre-school children, NIHR. £275,419 Sep-12-Jul-14 Falko Sniehotta falko.sniehotta@ncl.ac.uk
  • Prevention of Obesity in Pre-School Years, £134,978 Sep-12-Jan-17 Carolyn Summberbell carolyn.summerbell@durham.ac.uk




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