Fuse podcast

Fuse podcast logo‌Fuse has launched a new podcast with a difference – Public Health Research and Me is completely led by the Centre's public partners to bridge the gap that sometimes occurs between research and public audiences.

The podcast is available on AppleGoogleSpotify and  Amazon Music or wherever you get your podcast. Please subscribe, rate or review, and share with your friends, families, colleagues and networks.

With thanks to the Fuse podcast group, David Winter for editing and Shaun O'Boyle for training. The podcast is produced by Ella Anderson, Public Involvement and Engagement Manager and Mark Welford, Fuse Communications Manager.

Double award for the Fuse Podcast

Congratulations to our Fuse podcast group who won not one but TWO awards at the NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) awards.

Last modified: Wed, 28 Jun 2023 22:49:59 BST



Understanding the mental health needs of LGBTQ+ youth

To coincide with Pride Month in the UK, this episode of the podcast sees host and public partner Kamil Sterniczuk interview Fuse researcher Liam Spencer about his work on the topic of mental health of LGBTQ+ young people.

Last modified: Thu, 04 Jul 2024 10:18:04 BST

Reflecting on 10 years with Fuse: collaborations, risks, joys and friendships

In a special episode of the Fuse podcast, our host and public partner Victoria Bartle speaks with former Fuse Director Ashley Adamson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition at Newcastle University.

Last modified: Fri, 07 Jun 2024 15:26:35 BST

Should we be concerned about energy drinks and young people’s health?

In the fifth episode of the podcast, Public Partner Cheryl Blake speaks with Fuse researchers Professor Amelia Lake and Dr Shelina Visram to cut through the confusion and ask some of the questions that you want to know about energy drinks .

Last modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 11:38:51 BST

Mental health, substance use and trauma for people experiencing homelessness

In the fourth episode of the Fuse podcast, public partner Cheryl Blake speaks with Emma Adams, NIHR Mental Health Research Fellow, about meaningfully embedding people’s experiences within health research.

Last modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 11:37:32 BST

Women’s experiences of homelessness and impact on health

In the third episode of the Fuse podcast, public partner Victoria Bartle speaks to doctoral student Joanne McGrath about her research into women’s experiences of homelessness and the very real impact this can have on health.

Last modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 11:34:58 BST

Four decades in Public Health with Professor Eugene Milne MBE

In the latest episode of the Fuse podcast we are delighted to welcome Eugene Milne, Honorary Emeritus Professor of Public Health and retired Director of Public Health for Newcastle upon Tyne, who was recently awarded an MBE.

Last modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 11:32:01 BST

Fuse launches innovative podcast led by public partners

In the first episode, host and Fuse Public Partner Victoria Bartle speaks to doctoral student Cassey Muir about her research on social and emotional resilience in children and young people affected by parental substance use.

Last modified: Wed, 01 May 2024 11:25:13 BST