Working together to tackle health inequalities
and improve the health of the public

SIPHER’s Partners

Policy partners

SIPHER’s policy partners, representing local, regional and national governments, are developing new ways of working to tackle key problems, including reducing persistent inequalities and promoting population health. New strategies and frameworks are explicitly place-based and multi-sectoral in approach.

Our partners are:

  • Sheffield City Council
  • Greater Manchester Combined Authority
  • Scottish Government
Academic partners

SIPHER’s academic partners bring expertise from a wide range of scientific disciplines.

Our partners are:

  • School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield (lead institution)
  • Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield
  • Department of Economics, University of Sheffield
  • Leeds Institute of Data Analytics, University of Leeds
  • School of Social Work & Social Policy, University of Strathclyde
  • Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh
  • Institute of Health & Society, University of Newcastle
  • Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit, University of Manchester
Practice partners

SIPHER’s practice partners will help us make our work applicable to a wide range of settings and policy questions.

Our partners include senior representatives from:

  • Public Health England
  • Public Health Wales
  • NHS Health Scotland
  • NICE
  • Learn Sheffield
  • Sheffield City Partnership
  • Northern Health Sciences Alliance
  • Local Government Association
  • Behavioural Science and Public Health Network
  • Hertfordshire County Council

We are also supported by Edinburgh City Deal and the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

We are always keen to develop new links with interested research centres, local and national governments, as well as health- and social justice-focused charities and interest groups. We want to ensure our new methods and findings are helpful to everyone who may use them. Please get in touch!

Please contact Consortium Directors
Professor Petra Meier
Dr Robin Purshouse