Organization profile

Organisation profile

The NIHR Health Protection Research Unit (HPRU) in Evaluation of Interventions is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), and is a partnership between University of Bristol and Public Health England (PHE) in collaboration with University College London, Cambridge Medical Research Council (MRC) Biostatistics Unit and University of the West of England. It was established in April 2014.

Our HPRU has work streams on: Economic Evaluation and Modelling; Population Studies; Primary Care; Evidence Synthesis; and Behavioural Science.

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    Research Output

    Open Access
  • Agreement was moderate between data-based and opinion-based predictions of biases affecting randomized trials within meta-analyses

    Turner, R. M., Rhodes, K. M., Jones, H. E., Higgins, J. P. T., Haskins, J., Whiting, P. F., Hróbjartsson, A., Caldwell, D. M., Morris, R. W., Reeves, B. C., Worthington, H., Boutron, I. & Savović, J., 6 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Projects

    Student theses

    Gene expression of Neisseria meningitidis in the upper respiratory tract

    Author: Tekletsion, Y. K., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Finn, A. H. R. (Supervisor) & Christensen, H. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Incorporating external evidence syntheses in the design and analysis of trials

    Author: Clayton, G., 7 May 2019

    Supervisor: Jones, H. (Supervisor) & Higgins, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Investigating the epidemiology of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in different settings around the world

    Author: Trickey, A., 28 Nov 2019

    Supervisor: Hickman, M. (Supervisor), Vickerman, P. (Supervisor) & May, M. T. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)



    Innovation Award

    Gillian Prue (Recipient), Merriel, Sam W D (Recipient) & Kesten, Joanna (Recipient), 1 Dec 2015

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Public Health England External Partnership in Action Award

    Christensen, Hannah (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

    University of Bristol Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Award

    Christensen, Hannah (Recipient), 2015

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants