NIHR Obesity Policy Research Unit at UCL


About OPRU

Our vision

  • To provide the evidence needed to help government deploy policy to reduce the prevalence and burden of obesity and its comorbidities across the life-course
  • To work with world-class researchers from a broad range of backgrounds
  • To work effectively with patient and public representatives
  • To use cutting-edge methodologies

Our work is carried out across four workstreams

Economic analysis

Led by Rachel Griffith at the Institute for Fiscal Studies