What we do
The Healthy Living Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne focuses on public health interventions; including school and community breakfast clubs; holiday hunger, nutrition within schools and the workplace; and the associations between nutrition, cognition and physical activity.
Healthy Living continues to inform and advise the public and a host of professionals including policy makers, academics, businesses and local councils on health-related issues in an attempt to bridge the gap between scientific research findings, policy and practice.
Healthy Living operates the following core values:
- Scientific rigour and quality
- Participation and inclusion of the community
- Working in partnership with other agencies and with the community
- Acting as a catalyst and working with other agencies to enable knowledge exchange and transfer
People we work with
- Schools, Colleges & Universities
- Companies & Businesses
- Charities & other 3rd Sector Organisations
- Breakfast Clubs & Other Health Initiatives
- Local Councils & Authorities
- Government Departments
- Local Partnerships
- The Media
- The Catering & Food Industry
What we offer
Healthy Living offers research, evaluation and training
Research and Evaluation
The Healthy Living Lab has a long track record of conducting research and evaluating interventions around school breakfast clubs and holiday hunger. See our latest research for a flavor of what the lab can offer.
Drawing on extensive expertise in teaching and learning the Healthy Living Lab are able to develop and deliver bespoke accredited and non-accredited school breakfast club training. Each training package is tailored to the needs of the client, varying the emphasis on theory, practice and research and can be delivered as e-learning or face-to-face courses/Master Classes. Learners have full access to a range of Northumbria University’s resources including onlne teaching platforms, a dedicated help-line and 24-hour IT support.