Fuse academic appointed new NIHR Senior Investigator

Professor Clare Bambra has been named among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the most outstanding leaders of patient and people-based research within the NIHR research community.

Clare is Professor of Public Health at Newcastle University, a Senior Investigator in Fuse and Director of the Fuse led Equal England: Health Inequalities Knowledge Exchange Network within the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR)

She is the only new NIHR Senior Investigator to be based in the North East and joins Fuse Director Ashley Adamson and Deputy Director Eileen Kaner, as existing members from Newcastle University.

Clare is Inequalities Lead for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria (NENC) and a Senior Investigator in several large research collaborations including the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Behavioural Science and the NIHR SPHR.

She recently co-led a number of significant pieces of work with the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA) on regional health inequalities and the impacts of COVID-19.

Read more about the NIHR’s appointment of over 50 new Senior Investigators across England.

Last modified: Fri, 04 Mar 2022 16:52:29 GMT