Fuse @ Durham
Fuse is the Centre for Translational Public Health at Durham University. Durham is one of the five universities in the North East who are part of the Fuse Partnership (alongside Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside).Fuse undertakes world-class research to transform health and wellbeing with an emphasis on reducing health inequalities.
The aim of Fuse is to achieve ‘Better, fairer health across the life course’. Concentrating on translational research, Fuse emphasises the sharing and knowledge exchange between policy and practice, building research capacity.
Fuse has six research themes: Complex Systems, Behaviour Change, Healthy Aging, Early Life and Adolescence, Translational Research, and Health Inequalities.
Fuse is also one of eight academic centres of excellence in England, which together, form the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SPHR). As part of this association, Fuse will benefit from significant funding through the SPHR until 2022 with a focus on research which tackles the big health challenges we face.