NIHR ARCs national webinars: Regional health inequalities

  • 5 June 2024
  • 1:00pm
  • Free
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Part of the NIHR ARCs national webinars: Health inequalities collection.

This year’s national #ARCseminar series explores how health inequity cuts across life stages and places.

The second webinar of the series explores: Regional health inequalities.

Three short 10-minute talks cover research on health inequalities between English regions.


This webinar is chaired by Professor Clare Bambra, Inequalities lead for NIHR ARC North East and North Cumbria and the NIHR ARCs nationally. She leads the NIHR ARCs National Consortia for Health and Care Inequalities and has leadership roles in several other large research collaborations. An NIHR Senior Investigator and Professor of Public Health, she is an interdisciplinary social scientist working at the interface of public health, social epidemiology, social policy, and health geography. Her research focuses on understanding and reducing health inequalities.


  • NIHR ARC Greater Manchester’s Dr Luke Munford on health inequalities in the North of England
  • NIHR ARC Yorkshire and Humber’s Professor Kate Pickett on regional health inequalities for children and young people
  • NIHR ARC Wessex’s Professor Nisreen Alwan on predicting childhood obesity and links to food insecurity in the UK

About NIHR ARCs:

ARCs are the network of 15 NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARCs) – a research service close to the beating heart of health and social care.

NIHR ARCs support applied health and care research across the country and are funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

For more information and to find your local ARC see the NIHR ARCs website, join the monthly national newsletter and follow on X @NIHRARCs.

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