The Northern Ireland Public Health Research Network (NIPHRN) was launched in March 2012 by the Centre of Excellence for Public Health Northern Ireland and HSC Research & Development Division.Join network
NIPHRN uses a Research Development Group (RDG) model to bring people together from a range of backgrounds in public health to focus on developing a specific research protocol to attract external funding.
Any member can suggest a research idea which can then be circulated to other network members.
People in Northern Ireland have played a key role in the development of a new COVID-19 vaccine, Novavax, as part of a UK-wide trial.
NIPHRN organised a joint workshop on ‘Risks and Rewards of technology in Mental health’ with Centre for Public Administration and the Institute for Mental Health Sciences at University of Ulster, Jordanstown on 29 January 2020.
The Seminar was delivered by Mal Fiztgerald, Programme Director of “You’ve Got This”, a pilot programme funded by Sport England looking at whole system change to impact physical inactivity and wellbeing in the North East of England.