Welsh Government
Public Health Wales report highlights research achievements

Public Health Wales report highlights research achievements

19 January 2018

Today, Public Health Wales launched their Research Highlights 2016/17 report. 

The report reflects on the progress the organisation has made in implementing its Research Strategy since it was launched in 2015.

Compared with the previous financial year external funding was up 43% and 10 new research projects were granted NHS research permission.

Several different research projects are detailed in the report including those relating to:

  • Welsh Adverse Childhood Experiences
  • Understanding the police response to vulnerability and risk
  • A public health approach to responding to mass unemployment events

This report highlights just some of the high quality research projects, totalling 124 academic publications in 2016. It aims to provide the reader with an overview of the organisation’s research activity as well as raise awareness of the work being carried out to support the growth of high quality research within the organisation.

The full report can be found here:

English version
Welsh version