The NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire and Humber conducts applied health research to improve the health and wellbeing of the 5.4 million people in the region.

Bringing together expertise from universities, NHS trusts, local authorities and partners, our ARC multidisciplinary teams work with the public to focus on addressing the major health challenges faced by our population.

Our Research Areas

Our Approach

Making a Difference: Our Latest Case Studies

Our latest projects

West Yorkshire Scientific Advisory Group (WYSAG)

The West Yorkshire Scientific Advisory Group (WYSAG) is hosted and facilitated by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Yorkshire and Humber on behalf of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority and...

Be Well Work Well: A longitudinal cohort study to understand and improve health and social care staff wellbeing and retention

There is a workforce crisis in health and social care in the UK, with rising levels of anxiety, exhaustion, stress and burnout among staff: NHS staff are, for example, 50%...

Our COVID-19 response

The YH ARC teams aimed to generate evidence on COVID-19’s diverse impacts, guide responses, and maintain healthcare provision, with community engagement and co-production key to ensuring research addressed local needs....

Upcoming Events

Lunch & Learn – A Career in research delivery: How to embed research delivery into practice and build clinical research capacity

18th June 2024

12:30 pm

– 1:30 pm

Online (Zoom)

Lunch and Learn

Lunch & Learn – Exploring how the NIHR is using Wikipedia to disseminate health and care research

15th July 2024

12:30 pm

– 1:30 pm

Online (Zoom)

Tackling parental loneliness in the first 1001 days

18th September 2024

10:30 am

– 2:30 pm

Online