Sadiq has a background in social anthropology, public health and social and health protection. He has been working in social science; health research and international development for more than ten years in academic, community, NGOs and healthcare environment. Previously, he has worked in different capacities with various organisations in the UK and Pakistan. In the UK he has worked as a researcher at City University London and St George's University of London. He also completed research projects in Indonesia and Pakistan. Sadiq has developed and coordinating international research collaborations between SHU and academic and non-academic institutions in Pakistan and Indonesia.
Sadiq is a researcher within Health and Social Care Research. He has been working in public health; social science research and international development for more than ten years in academic, community, volunteer sector and healthcare environment. Previously, he has worked in different capacities with various organisations in the UK and Pakistan. He has completed research projects in Indonesia, Pakistan and Philippines.
Sadiq is trained as a social anthropologist, holds a post-graduate degree, European Master in Public Health, a dual degree course funded by the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship Programme. The dual degree consists of Master of Public Health (MPH) from the University of Sheffield and Master of Science in Public Health (MScPH) – specialisation in Social and Health Protection from the Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland. The programme included two integration modules: ‘International Health’ at the Jagiellonian University of Krakow and ‘Inter-specialisation in Public Health’ at the French School of Public Health, Rennes France. He has MSc in Social Anthropology and BA in Economics and Political Science. He has earned certificates in Classical Sociological Theory by University of Amsterdam; Critical Thinking in Global Challenges and Introduction to Philosophy by the University of Edinburgh on Coursera.
Sadiq has been working on various topics including political economy of health and wellbeing and gender violence (mainly honour based violence), ethnicity, sexuality, media and culture. His methodological expertise are around leading qualitative ethnographic research and evaluation, systematic, narrative and integrated reviews and realist synthesis of evidence. He has developed and coordinating international research collaborations between Sheffield Hallam University and academic and non-academic institution in Pakistan and Indonesia.
Sadiq has authored ten peer reviewed publications, one eBook chapter, and more than 20 project reports. He has made over 30 oral and poster presentations at local, national and international conferences, speaking to audiences of all levels.
Political economy of social determinants of health and wellbeing and gender based violence (mainly honour based violence), ethnicity, sexuality, culture, media and international development.
Department of Nursing and Midwifery
Health And Wellbeing
- Centre for Health and Social Care Research
NIHR funded study: Rehabilitation Effectiveness for Activities for Life (REAL): Realistic Evaluation
British Council funded study: An ethnographic study of maternal nutrition and health in Minangkabau: A matrilineal community of Indonesia
Imagine (SHU) funded project: History and Wellbeing: An exploration of motives for and benefits of participation in community history
Physiotherapy Research Foundation Award: Recommendations for exercise adherence measures: Findings from a systematic review and consensus workshop
Public Health Rotherham funded project: The characteristics and development of resilient communities: A realist synthesis
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NIHR funded project TURNUP: contributed in an evidence synthesis and preparation of project outputs of the project
British Council Knowledge Exchange Programme funded project: Developing International Research Collaboration
Public Health Birmingham funded project: Developing a framework for estimating the impact of obesity interventions in a European city
Homer C, Allmark P, Bhanbhro S, Ibbotson R, Tod A (2015) Weight Gain following a stroke in Younger age (below 70) men and women: Challenges and opportunities for prevention and action. NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber
Bhanbhro S (2015). Ethnographic Research Visit of West Sumatra Indonesia. British Council Researcher Links Travel Grant.
McLean S, Holden M, Haywood K, Potia T, Gee M, Mallett R, Bhanbhro S. (2014) Recommendations for exercise adherence measures in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review and consensus meeting. Physiotherapy Research Foundation Award.
Allmark P, Bhanbhro S & Chrisp T (2013) Resilient Rotherham. NHS Rotherham.
McLean S, Gee M, Booth A, Salway S, Nancarrow S, Cobb M & Bhanbhro S (2013) Targeting the Use of Reminders & Notifications for Uptake by Populations (TURNUP): Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis. National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
Aga Khan University (AKU) Karachi Pakistan
Andalas University Padang Indonesia British Council
British Academy City University London
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications (INASP)
Public Health Sheffield Public Health Rotherham
National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) National Health Service (NHS)
Sindh University Sindh Pakistan Quaid-i-Azam University Pakistan
University of Central Lancashire World Health Organisation (WHO)
Mclean S, Gee M, Booth A, Salway S, Nancarrow S, Cobb M, Bhanbhro S (20015). Appointment Reminder Systems are Effective but not Optimal: Results of a Systematic Review and Evidence Synthesis Employing Realist Principles. Physiotherapy 101:E980-E981. DOI: 10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.1839.
McLean S; Holden M; Potia T; Gee M; Mallett R; Bhanbhro S; Parsons H; Haywood K (2015). Exercise adherence measures—why we need to start again. Findings of a systematic review and consensus workshop. Physiotherapy 101:E981-E982. DOI: 10.1016/j.physio.2015.03.1840.
TWELLS, Alison, FURNESS, Penny, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and GREGORY, Maxine (2018). 'It's about giving yourself a sense of belonging’: community-based history and well-being in South Yorkshire. People, place and policy online, 12 (1).
BOYLE, Paul, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and DE GUZMAN, Geremie (2017). Universal healthcare in the Philippines and the scope for therapy and rehabilitation. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 24 (9), 403-408.
BOYLE, Paul, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and DE GUZMAN, Jeremie E (2017). Universal healthcare in the Philippines and the scope for therapy and rehabilitation. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 24 (9), 403-408.
GEE, Melanie, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, COOK, Sarah and KILLASPY, Helen (2017). Rapid realist review of the evidence : achieving lasting change when mental health rehabilitation staff undertake recovery-oriented training. Journal Of Advanced Nursing, 73 (8), 1775-1791.
MCLEAN, Sionnadh, HOLDEN, Melanie, POTIA, Tanzila, GEE, Melanie, MALLETT, Ross, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, PARSONS, Helen and HAYWOOD, Kirstie (2017). Quality and acceptability of measures of exercise adherence in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review. Rheumatology (Oxford, England), 56 (3), 426-438.
KILLASPY, Helen, KING, Michael, HOLLOWAY, Frank, CRAIG, Thomas J, COOK, Sarah, MUNDY, Timothy, LEAVEY, Gerard, MCCRONE, Paul, KOESER, Leonardo, OMAR, Rumana, MARSTON, Louise, ARBUTHNOTT, Maurice, GREEN, Nicholas, HARRISON, Isobel, LEAN, Melanie, GEE, Melanie and BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2017). The Rehabilitation Effectiveness for Activities for Life (REAL) study: a national programme of research into NHS inpatient mental health rehabilitation services across England. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5 (7), 1-284.
WHITFIELD, Malcolm, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, GREEN, Geoff, LEWIS, Kevin, HINDLE, Linda and LEVY, Cathy (2016). Developing a framework for estimating the potential impact of obesity interventions in a European city. Health Promotion International, 31 (3), 684-691.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq, GEE, Melanie, COOK, Sarah, MARSTON, Louise, LEAN, Melanie and KILLASPY, Helen (2016). Recovery-based staff training intervention within mental health rehabilitation units: A two-stage analysis using realistic evaluation principles and framework approach. BMC Psychiatry, 16 (292).
MCLEAN, Sionnadh, BOOTH, Andrew, GEE, Melanie, SALWAY, Sarah, COBB, Mark, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and NANCARROW, Susan (2016). Appointment reminder systems are effective but not optimal: results of a systematic review and evidence synthesis employing realist principles. Patient Preference and Adherence, 10, 479-499.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq, CRONIN DE CHAVEZ, Anna and LUSAMBILI, Adelaide (2016). Honour based violence as a global public health problem: a critical review of literature. International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, 9 (3), 198-215.
HOMER, Catherine, ALLMARK, Peter, IBBOTSON, Rachel, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and TOD, Angela (2015). Weight gain following stroke : its everybody's business. In: UK Stroke Forum 2015, ACC Liverpool, 1-3 December 2015.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2015). Representation of honour killings: critical discourse analysis of Pakistani English-language newspapers. In: TOMAS, Julia and EPPLE, Nicole, (eds.) Sexuality, oppression and human rights. Oxford, Interdisciplinary Press.
HOMER, Catherine, ALLMARK, Peter, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, IBBOTSON, Rachel and TOD, Angela (2015). Weight gain following stroke in younger age (below 70 years) in men and women: challenges and opportunities for prevention and action. Project Report. Sheffield, UK, Collaboration for Leadership in applied Health Research and Care.
NOORIE, Caroline, WEINSTEIN, Jenny, RAY, Jones, HOOD, Rick and BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2014). Early experiences in extending personal budgets in one local authority. Working with Older People, 18 (4), 176-185.
MCLEAN, Sionnadh, GEE, Melanie, BOOTH, Andrew, SALWAY, Sarah, NANCARROW, Susan, COBB, Mark and BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2014). Targeting the use of reminders and notifications for uptake by populations (TURNUP): a systematic review and evidence synthesis. Health Services and Delivery Research, 2 (34).
BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2014). Representations of 'honour killing' in Pakistani newspapers: a critical discourse analysis. In: Why Discourse Matters? Theoretical and Methodological Practices of Discourse Analysis - 2nd Graduate conference, Frankfurt Germany, 25 -26 April 2014. (Unpublished)
HOMER, Catherine, TOD, Angela, ALLMARK, Peter, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and IBBOTSON, Rachel (2014). Weight gain after a stroke : the issue and control. In: RCN 2014 Annual International Nursing Research Conference, Glasgow, 2-4 April 2014.
ALLMARK, Peter, BHANBHRO, Sadiq and CHRISP, Tom (2014). An argument against the focus on Community Resilience in Public Health. BMC Public Health, 14, p. 62.
HOMER, Catherine, ALLMARK, Peter, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, IBBOTSON, Rachel and TOD, Angela (2014). Long term weight gain following stroke : exploring incidence and explanations. In: BSA Medical Sociology Annual Conference, Aston University, Birmingham, 10-12 September 2014. (Submitted)
MCLEAN, Sionnadh, HOLDEN, Melanie, HAYWOOD, Kirstie, POTIA, Tanzila, GEE, Melanie, MALLETT, Ross and BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2014). Recommendations for exercise adherence measures in musculoskeletal settings: a systematic review and consensus meeting. Project Report. Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. (Submitted)
BHANBHRO, Sadiq, WASSAN, M Rafique, SHAH, Muhbat, TALPUR, Ashfaq A and WASSAN, Aijaz Ali (2013). Karo Kari : the murder of honour in Sindh Pakistan : an ethnographic study. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 3 (7), 1467-1484.
JONES, Ray, BHANBHRO, Sadiq, GRANT, Robert and HOOD, Rick (2013). The definition and deployment of differential core professional competencies and characteristics in multiprofessional health and social care teams. Health and Social Care in the Community, 21 (1), 47-58.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq and BRYAR, Ros (2012). The experience of using appreciative inquiry in the patient pathways project. International Journal of Appreciative Inquiry, 14 (3), 61-63.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq and BRYAR, Ros M (2012). The experience of using appreciative inquiry in the Patient Pathways Project. AI Practitioner, 14 (3), 61-63.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq, DRENNAN, V.M, GRANT, Robert and HARRIS, Ruth (2011). Assessing the contribution of prescribing in primary care by nurses and professionals allied to medicine : a systematic review of literature. BMC Health Services Research, 11 (330), 1-10.
BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2008). Experiences of women survived in armed tribal conflict: a case study of Union Council Khuhra district Khairpur Sindh Pakistan. In: The Asia Workshop on Gender, Conflict and Development “In Search of Peace and Development: Women Hold Half the Ground", Davao Philippines, 22 -24 October 2008. (Unpublished)
KHAN, Kausar, DOSSA, Shama and BHANBHRO, Sadiq (2006). Equity analysis by community; and addressing the unpredictable terrain. In: Geneva Health Forum, Geneva, 30th August - 1 September 2006. (Unpublished)
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