Professor Stephen Peckham standing on a podium on stage giving a talk with a projector screen behind him saying: Faculty of Social Sciences Prize and Advanced Research Professor Stephen Peckham Centre for Health Services Studies

Prestigious NIHR award for CHSS Director

Professor of Health Policy Stephen Peckham, Director of CHSS has been appointed NIHR Senior Investigator (SI). The award is given by the National Institute for Health Research to outstanding national research leaders.

Stephen, who is Founding Director of the new NIHR Applied Research Colloboration, Kent Surrey and Sussex (ARC KSS) said ‘This represents only the second ever Senior Investigator award given in our region, so I’m really delighted to be recognised in this way’.

Senior Investigators are among the most prominent and prestigious researchers funded by the NIHR. Collectively, they constitute the NIHR College of Senior Investigators. As senior leaders demonstrating research excellence, they act as NIHR ambassadors, helping to attract, retain and develop a highly skilled health research workforce.

Stephen is currently the only NIHR Senior Investigator based in Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

You can find out more on the NIHR website.