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Professor Ronan Lyons

Professor Ronan Lyons

Clinical Professor of Public Health, Medicine

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 513484

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Research Links

Director Room - 401
Fourth Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus


Co-Director, Secure Anonymised Information Linkage (SAIL) databank, 2008-

Director, All Wales Injury Surveillance System (AWISS), 1998-

Director, Farr Institute CIPHER Centre, 2013-2018


Director, National Centre for Population Health and Wellbeing Research, 2015-19


Director, Health Data Research UK Wales and Northern Ireland site, 2018-


HDRUK national lead for Improving Public Health, 2018-

Associate Director, MRC Dementias Research Platform UK (DPUK), 2020-

Areas Of Expertise

  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Data Science
  • Evaluation of natural experiments
  • Injury epidemiology, prevention and control

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Teach injury control and prevention for Graduate Entry Medical Students

Supervising 4 PhD/MD students

Award Highlights

Fellow, Learned Society of Wales, 2015

Winner, Outstanding Impact on Health and Wellbeing Award, Swansea University, 2020


Adjunct Professor, Monash University, Australia

Chair, International Collaborative Effort on Injury Statistics (Injury ICE), 2014-

Extensive collaborations with a number of MRC, ESRC, EPSRC and Welsh Government funded centres