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Professor of Health Research, University of Bradford

Neil Small BSc has been a Professor at Bradford since 1999. He previously held posts in the University of Sheffield and the University of York.

He is a social scientist who has had an ongoing interest in health policy and health inequalities. For some years his research focused on chronic and life-threatening illnesses with a particular focus on palliative care.

More recent concerns have emphasised health inequalities in relation to babies and young children with a special emphasis on the impact of ethnicity. This interest is reflected in his position as Academic Lead for the birth cohort study Born in Bradford.


  • 1999–present
    Professor, University of Bradford