Welcome to our centre

Supporting people, researchers and professionals and improving health

Involving communities

People’s voices and their opinions are not only heard but also form the basis of solutions

Growing research

Inspiring community-led research and encouraging participation

Creating resources

Developing and promoting culturally sensitive resources

Working together

Collaborating with researchers to widen participation

What we are working towards

The Centre for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) has one clear vision: “To reduce ethnic health inequalities”. We do this by working with patients, the public, community and voluntary sectors, researchers, health and social care organisations, to:

  • Inspire community-led research
  • Develop and promote culturally sensitive resources
  • Raise awareness of community engagement
  • Encourage active research participation
  • Collaborate with researchers to widen participation

Latest news

16
MAY
2019

Centre for BME Health 2018 Annual Report now available!

2018 Witnessed considerable achievements for the Centre in research, community involvement and teaching. In our first year working in collaboration with researchers in Leicester and beyond we have achieved a number of funding awards, publications and developed community... Read More →
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03
MAY
2019

Tiger Teams Funding Call – deadline 31 May 2019

We are excited to announce that the Centre and the Leicester Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) will be co-funding a small number of three month tiger teams, with the call deadline 31st May 2019 for teams that intersect with issues around ethnicity and health. For further... Read More →
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21
FEB
2019

Health campaigner Pamela promotes #PlayDominoTalkProstate

Our campaign #PlayDominoTalkProstate has once again hit the airwaves of BBC Radio Leicester as we continue to raise vital awareness of prostate cancer. Pamela Campbell-Morris, a Project Assistant and Community Champion at the Centre for BME Health, spoke on the station on Friday,... Read More →
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17
JAN
2019

Complete a survey to win £20 Amazon Vouchers

The Runnymede Trust, a race equality think tank is undertaking a UK-wide survey with prize draw around loneliness and social isolation in BME communities. The project has been funded by the British Red Cross and the Co-op. The survey focuses on: Gaining a better understanding of... Read More →
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