Welcome to the Yorkshire Obesity Research Alliance

Established in 2020, we are a community of academics, clinicians, key stakeholders and members of the general public with an interest in obesity research within the Yorkshire & Humber area.

Funded by the NIHR Yorkshire & Humber Clinical Research Network (CRN), and lead by Leeds Beckett University (LBU) and Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), we work to directly contribute to the regions obesity practice and policy.

On this website you can find out about us and our key research themes, the latest YORA news; including our monthly newsletter and upcoming events, and resources to help practice, policy and academia; on topics such as PPI, Weight Stigma.

To keep up to date with the work that we do, and upcoming events and opportunities in the field please sign up to our membership / email list.

If you have any questions or queries, for example needing support with research into Obesity, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with us directly.