Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre


Sheffield Hallam University's Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre is a world leading centre for physical activity research and innovation, located at the heart of the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

We employ a unique model of co-location and collaboration, bringing researchers from multiple academic disciplines together with professional services staff, industry, local communities, local authorities, charities and the health and technology sectors to address global challenges relating to physical activity and human movement.

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AWRC Leadership Team

Rob Copeland

Professor Rob Copeland


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Clare Boot

Clare Boot

Strategic Portfolio Manager

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Jason Brannan

Deputy Director

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Steve Haake

Professor Steve Haake

Director of Engagement

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Part of the Health Research Institute

The Health Research Institute brings together academics and professionals to deliver research, innovation and knowledge exchange in health and wellbeing across the lifespan.

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