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OUR VISION AND FOCUS

We are committed to achieving positive social change and real improvements in people’s lives by working collaboratively to develop innovative and evidence-based interventions to tackle some of our most pressing societal challenges. Our work falls under three core themes and is underpinned by a commitment to promoting equality of opportunity and social justice for all.

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Thematic Lead: Professor Kevin Brazil

GOOD HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Our work within this theme spans the whole life course from parenting programmes to public health interventions in communities and schools through to end-of-life care. Within this, some of our key areas of work include early childhood, mental health and chronic illness and palliative care.

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Thematic Lead: Dr Laura Dunne

QUALITY EDUCATION

We are working with schools and a wide range of educational organisations to develop effective programmes that improve educational outcomes and reduce achievement gaps and promote that promotes wellbeing among students.

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Strand Lead: Professor Brendan Murtagh

SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

Through our partnerships with a wide and diverse range of social, educational and health providers, we are working to develop innovative and effective programmes to reduce inequalities and disadvantage and improve the wellbeing of all communities.

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