Professor Gordon Walker is Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Science and Technology at Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. In this blog post, he discusses his research into extreme weather events and how effective community-led actions can be in preventing and reducing public health burdens in such events.
Margaret Whitehead has spent the last 40 years attempting to tackle inequalities in health, over 20 of those years in the renowned public health city of Liverpool. It’s been a long and winding road. With tales of the unexpected, she reflects on the politics that have helped or hindered progress towards equity and health.
In the first of a series of blogs, Tim Wilson a Public Advisor for PHIRST LiLaC talks about his experiences of being involved in the development of the funding application for PHIRST LiLaC and about his involvement in two evaluations currently being carried out by the team.
In this latest blog from LiLaC, Harris Kaloudis makes the case for ‘systems’ resilience over ‘community resilience’ in tackling upstream determinants of health inequalities.
Child of the North Report shows widening inequalities for children in the North of England cost billions, increase poverty and cost children’s lives
A recent report led by LiLaC researchers paints a stark picture of inequality for children growing up in the North of England post-pandemic compared to those in the rest of the country.
The 10th of May 2022 marked the end of my NIHR School for Public Health Research (SPHR) Postdoctoral Launching Fellowship. For the duration of this award, I was based in the Centre for Health Inequalities Research at Lancaster University (one arm of the LiLaC...