Fuse, the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, brings together the five North East Universities of Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside in a unique collaboration to deliver robust research to improve health and wellbeing and tackle inequalities. Fuse is one of the five UK Public Health Research Centres of Excellence, it works hand-in-hand with the NHS, local and national government, voluntary and community sectors to help transform public health.

AskFuse is our responsive research and evaluation service which helps to find research solutions to address pressing local issues. 

Fuse is one of eight academic centres of public health excellence in England making up the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research (SPHR).