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


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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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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80-year-old Leicester man improves his health by attending Walking Cricket sessions

“I didn’t really know what to expect when I went along, but everyone is very friendly and the exercise isn’t too demanding An 80-year-old from Leicester has shown it is never too late to start exercising after taking part in a series of Walking Cricket sessions. Shirish Modi, who... Read More →
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