News & Latest 02.10.2022

Introducing our new NIHR ARC East of England director: Professor Wendy Wills

From the 1st of October, Professor Wendy Wills became our new Director. Wendy is a professor in food and public health and is the Director of the Centre for Research in Public Health and Community Care (CRIPACC) at the University of Hertfordshire. 

Video interview with Professor Wendy Wills

Having previously been ARC EoE's theme lead for Prevention and Early Detection in Health and Social CareProf. Wendy Wills brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to this role. 

In this interview below, Wendy discusses next steps for the ARC programme, offers her thoughts on how we can better serve our communities and reflects on the changing landscape of health and social care research.

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It is really important that we make sure we use research evidence and it's implemented across the East of England. This is something we need to do even more of […] We need to work out who or where is of most value and mobilising and translating that knowledge with our partners across the area.

Professor Wendy Wills, NIHR ARC EoE Director