Training and Consultancy

The Institute for Health Research offers consultancy and training in the following areas:

  • Public Health
  • Health Inequalities
  • Project Management
  • Emergency Planning
  • Healthcare Commissioning


Some of our recent trainings include:

  • Beijing Municipal Bureau of Public Health, Public Health & Project Management Training
  • UK Faculty of Public Health, Accredited Practitioner Programme Training
  • Flying Start Luton, Strategic Priorities Workshop
  • Keech Hospice Care, Research & Development Workshop

We can also offer bespoke consultancy training.


Institute is open for business to support companies who have produced a health intervention that needs trialling. We have a great team of experts who have the knowledge and experience of trialling and testing interventions. We are proud to have offered our consultancy services on various successful projects such as:

  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital – Statistical analytics support (Dr Yannis Pappas & Dr Erica Cook)
  • Papworth Hospital – Data management and analytics support (Dr Chris Papadopoulos & Dr Yannis Pappas)
  • Race Equality Foundation – Qualitative data collection & analysis (Dr Nasreen Ali)
  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Qualitative data analysis (Prof Gurch Randhawa)
  • Innovation bridges project - Development of a culturally competent mask (Prof Gurch Randhawa)

Contact Professor Gurch Randhawa,

Shanghai Health Bureau Staff

Pictured above are 18 senior health practitioners and executives from the Shanghai Health Bureau in China who completed a 3 week short course in public health.


Enquire about research degrees

By telephone
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1582 489056

By email

International applicants should be aware of our English language requirements


For all the information you need on how to apply for a research degree and to make sure you fulfil the entry requirements go to How to apply

You should have a good honours degree (2:1 or above) or masters degree or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

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