Born in Bradford 2nd Wave

Lead Research Organisation: University of York
Department Name: Health Science

Abstract

This proposal is to collect new information from families already taking part in the Born in Bradford (BiB) study, which was set up in 2007 to track the lives of 13,500 babies and their families. The aim of Born in Bradford is to find out more about the causes of childhood illness by studying children from all cultures and backgrounds as their lives unfold. Mothers joined the study when they were pregnant and we collected information from them and their partners about their health, their families and their social and economic circumstances. We have collected information on their babies' health and development at birth and as they grow up.

Now the BiB children are in primary school and we would like to ask them and their families some new questions. We plan to collect information from at least 9,000 BiB children at age 7-10 years and their parents (8,500 mothers and 5,000 fathers/partners). We will work with schools in Bradford to ask children and teachers to complete questionnaires. Children will use laptop computers to complete assessments and answer questions about their lives, health and wellbeing We will also ask parents and children to come to a 'BiB bus' or another community location to complete questionnaires and have some measurements. There we will ask families about changes in their social and economic circumstances, and about their health and wellbeing, and we will ask children about their diet and how much exercise they get. We will take blood samples from children and parents, measure their height, weight, body fat and bone density.

This information will be used to understand children's health and wellbeing, how they have changed over time and the causes of differences in childhood health and wellbeing. In particular, we would like to understand the factors that affect: (1) child social and emotional wellbeing; (2) children's cognition; (3) healthy growth in children and heart health in children and adults.

All information will be confidential. After all identifying information has been removed, we will share information with other researchers throughout the world, creating an international information source for exploring and understanding how health, development and social wellbeing change throughout children's lives in a deprived multi-ethnic population.

Technical Summary

This proposal is for a cohort-wide data collection sweep of Born in Bradford (BiB), a prospective pregnancy/birth cohort established to examine how genetic, nutritional, environmental, behavioural and social factors affect health and development during childhood and into adult life, in a deprived multi-ethnic population. We will conduct a full clinic and interview sweep of at least 9,000 BiB children at age 7-10 years (plus school-based neurocognitive assessments) and their parents (8,500 mothers and 5,000 fathers/partners). These newly collected data will be linked with all existing data and provide the first comprehensive follow up of BiB families since recruitment. Our objectives are to investigate: (1) the determinants of child social and emotional wellbeing at age 7-10; (2) the determinants of child cognitive and motor development in childhood; (3) the determinants of healthy growth in children and of adiposity and cardiometabolic health in children and adults. School-based child assessments will include cognitive assessments, a wellbeing questionnaire, and teacher-administered Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ). Community-based family assessments will include parent questionnaires and physical assessments, parent-administered SDQ, child diet and activity questionnaires and physical assessments. Multivariable regression analyses will be used to address study objectives. Anonymized data will be made widely available to academics, creating an international resource for exploring life course determinants of health, development and social wellbeing in a deprived multi-ethnic population.

Planned Impact

Our research will have wide impact for a number of key stakeholders. Our key beneficiaries will be national and international researchers, health and education professionals, policy and decision makers and families, and we are experienced in translating our findings into impact.

Academic impact
Our strength is in the integration of the best social and biomedical science, combined with innovative approaches to data linkage, to understand key drivers of healthy development and a healthy life course. Our future impact will reflect this strong collaborative and integrative approach across disciplines.

The addition of a new wave of data to the current BiB cohort dataset will create a valuable longitudinal dataset, adding biomedical and social data at age 7-10 to baseline data and on-going record linkage. We will facilitate the use of this resource by the wider academic community, both nationally and internationally. We are committed to data open access and to date have processed requests for data from external collaborators for 128 separate studies.

BiB will continue to contribute to a number of large European and international collaborations, pooling data in order to achieve high quality research with large sample sizes, and comparison of findings with cohorts in other contexts to generate internationally important policy-relevant findings. In the past, collaboration has led to impactful research on environmental pollutants in relation to development, growth and health, and the relationship between maternal socioeconomic position and preterm birth.

Economic and societal impact
BiB's new wave research will enable us to continue BiB's positive impact on health and wellbeing in Bradford. Our experience to date has shown our ability to engage with local health care providers and policy makers to influence effective health service delivery (see list of impact to date in Annex 4).

At a societal level, BiB facilitates knowledge and understanding of the factors that shape the wellbeing of children and families in a multicultural city. BiB has attracted considerable media attention and we will continue working with media organisations to disseminate findings widely to the public throughout the project.

The professionals involved in BiB so far have developed strong ownership and involvement in the study, and catalysed change in the care and services provided as appropriate. We will continue this approach, which will enhance skills for staff working with BiB and continue to improve services provided in Bradford.

Research from the new wave of data collection will generate findings that are relevant for policy at local, national and international levels. We will continue to work with national and international policy makers and politicians, as described in the Pathways to Impact, to raise awareness of key emerging research issues in relation to the health and wellbeing of children and their families.

Publications

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Shirangi A (2020) Occupational chemical exposures in pregnancy and fetal growth: evidence from the Born in Bradford Study. in Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health

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Shire K (2020) Developing and Implementing a School-led Motor Intervention for Children with Handwriting Difficulties in Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention

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Sovio U (2020) 4-Hydroxyglutamate is a novel predictor of pre-eclampsia. in International journal of epidemiology

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Taylor K (2020) Metabolomics datasets in the Born in Bradford cohort in Wellcome Open Research

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Uphoff EP (2019) Using Birth Cohort Data to Assess the Impact of the UK 2008-2010 Economic Recession on Smoking During Pregnancy. in Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

 
Description Invitation to Bradford Air Quality Programme Board
Geographic Reach Local/Municipal/Regional 
Policy Influence Type Participation in a advisory committee
 
Description A longitudinal population-based study of the development of cardiovascular risk in early childhood
Amount $1,217,906 (AUD)
Funding ID APP1164212 
Organisation National Health and Medical Research Council 
Sector Public
Country Australia
Start 10/2018 
End 09/2023
 
Description ActEarly: a City Collaboratory approach to early promotion of good health and wellbeing
Amount £6,600,528 (GBP)
Funding ID MR/S037527/1 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2019 
End 08/2024
 
Description ActEarly: a City Collaboratory approach to early promotion of good health and wellbeing
Amount £49,970 (GBP)
Funding ID MC_PC_18002 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2018 
End 11/2018
 
Description Advancing Tools for Human Early Lifecourse Exposome Research and Translation
Amount € 11,988,333 (EUR)
Organisation European Commission 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 01/2020 
End 12/2024
 
Description BHF Accelerator award
Amount £1,000,000 (GBP)
Funding ID AA/18/7/34219 
Organisation British Heart Foundation (BHF) 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 04/2019 
End 03/2023
 
Description Cohorts as Platforms for Mental Health research (CaP:MH)
Amount £1,497,192 (GBP)
Funding ID MC_PC_17210 
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2018 
End 03/2020
 
Description Developing and Applying Statistical Genetics Methods to Elucidate the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
Amount $327,387 (AUD)
Funding ID 1183074 
Organisation National Health and Medical Research Council 
Sector Public
Country Australia
Start 01/2020 
End 12/2022
 
Description ESRC Network Plus call
Amount £1,249,759 (GBP)
Funding ID ES/S004459/1 
Organisation Economic and Social Research Council 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2018 
End 07/2022
 
Description Early life determinants of pre-adolescent differences in cardiometabolic health between South Asian and White British children: The born in Bradford (BiB) cohort.
Amount £1,016,398 (GBP)
Funding ID CS/16/4/32482 
Organisation British Heart Foundation (BHF) 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2017 
End 02/2022
 
Description Early-life stressors and LifeCycle health.
Amount € 764,022 (EUR)
Funding ID 733206 
Organisation European Union 
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 01/2017 
End 12/2021
 
Description Evaluating the life-course health impact of a city-wide system approach to improve air quality in Bradford, UK: A quasi-experimental study with implementation and process evaluation
Amount £925,000 (GBP)
Funding ID NIHR128833 
Organisation Public Heath Research (PHR) Progrmame 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2020 
End 06/2025
 
Description Healthy Lives Malawi: Intergenerational Cohort of Chronic Conditions.
Amount £4,930,605 (GBP)
Funding ID 217013/Z/19/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2019 
End 09/2024
 
Description Identifying maternal and fetal genetic determinants of infant birthweight and their relationship to offspring cardiometabolic risk
Amount $367,992 (AUD)
Funding ID APP1157714 
Organisation National Health and Medical Research Council 
Sector Public
Country Australia
Start 11/2018 
End 10/2023
 
Description Yorkshire and Humber NIHR Applied Research Collaboration
Amount £9,000,000 (GBP)
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 10/2019 
End 09/2024
 
Title Mendelian Randomization Dictionary 
Description An only easily searchable dictionary of Mendelian randomization methods, which we keep up to date and have a facility for users to inform us of updates or corrects they feel should be in the Dictionary We are currently working on making a web interface that supports greater interaction with it by users and an app 
Type Of Material Improvements to research infrastructure 
Year Produced 2019 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Has been accessed over 4 million times; down loaded over 400 times & cited four times 
URL https://osf.io/6yzs7/
 
Title BiB 2nd Wave 
Description By the end of this grant we will have added substantially to the Born in Bradford dataset with a new wave of follow-up. We are progressing with this new data collection and once completed and initial QC undertaken we will publicise and widely disseminate the availability of these new data to the research community 
Type Of Material Database/Collection of data 
Year Produced 2019 
Provided To Others? No  
Impact Dataset in progress 
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation Harvard University
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation Imperial College London
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country Norway 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation University of Copenhagen
Country Denmark 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description MR-PREG 
Organisation University of Oulu
Country Finland 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Our contributions are: 1. Draft analysis plans 2. Complete analyses 3. Draft papers 4. Support other partners to lead projects
Collaborator Contribution Partners contribute to: 1. Analysis plans. So far these have been initially written by my group but partners make important contributions to revising the first draft (before we begin analyses) and to any decisions about any revisions after analyses have started 2. Data provision and/or analyses. Participants provide individual participant data for analyses in Bristol and/or undertake analyses in their groups and provide summary results 3. Critical comments on drafted papers
Impact Analyses have been completed but no publications yet.
Start Year 2018
 
Description 1st Meeting of BiB Young Ambassadors 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact The older children in the BiB study have been asked to take part in this initiative, to act as an advisory group for future BiB research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/about-us/young-ambassadors/
 
Description 1st NFBC-BiB Symposium on Life Course Physical Activity, Health & Wellbeing Research 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Physical activity seminar with students and staff from the University of Oulu
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description 2nd Meeting of BiB Young Ambassadors 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact The older children in the BiB study have been asked to take part in this initiative, to act as an advisory group for future BiB research.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/about-us/young-ambassadors/
 
Description Air Quality Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Event at BSB area focussed on Air Quality and other BiB Research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description All Saints Primary School YR4/5 Photoshoot 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact We held a BiB Photoshoots in a local schools to promote the Growing Up study and school assessments
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description BBC Inside out Programme 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact 10 minute programme focusing on BiB and the new Growing Up study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/gallery/bbc-inside-programme-30-10-2017/
 
Description BBC Radio Leeds 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Broadcast about the Growing Up study an how participants can make appointments and find out more information
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description BCB Radio 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact This is a regular monthly programme where BiB team members speak about research and findings. Every programme is used to promote the BiB Growing up and school assessments.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016,2017,2018
URL http://www.bcbradio.co.uk/
 
Description BD5 Magazine 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BD5 Magazine is distributed to 5000+ homes within the area postcode and has a potential reach of 20000 residents. We have published three articles about the BiB growing up and primary school year projects with a view to promoting knowledge of the study amongst these residents.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017,2018
URL http://www.bradfordtrident.co.uk/bd5-magazine/
 
Description BSB Festive Fun 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Engagement opportunity for BSB area
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Baby Launch Week 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Launch Event of a week of activities around Baby week
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description BiB Children 10th Birthday Celebration 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BiB Parent Governors were invited to a 10th Birthday party to launch the start of the Growing Up project at the Kirkgate Centre.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15484178.Bradford_families_urged_to_take_part_in_vital_re...
 
Description BiB Parent Governor Group 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact BiB Parent Governors meet every 2 months to discuss the BiB new wave project. They contribute to decisions about the direction of the research including advising on acceptability of research protocols. Parent governors report greater knowledge of research methods, and pride at being part of the Born in Bradford research programme.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014,2016,2017,2018
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/news-events/events/born-bradford-parent-governors-meeting-5/
 
Description BiB Scientific Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Conference showcasing the work of Born in Bradford
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description BiB in schools Newsletter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact BiB regular newsletter focusing on the birthday celebrations, Growing Up, Primary school years and school nurse project. Distributed to 12,500 families.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/BiB_Newsletter_Jan_2018_Spreads_NoCrops.pdf
 
Description BiB: Data Saves Lives 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact Newsletter updating on general work done in BiB, including an advert for the
Growing Up Study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description BiB: Research that changes a city 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact Magazine documenting BiB findings in order to continue to engage
study participants
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/BIB_Supplement_Magazine_2019_Web.pdf
 
Description BiB: The Early Years Newsletter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact "Newsletter updating on general work done in BiB, including an advert for the Growing Up Study"
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/BiB_Newsletter_Feb2019_NoCrops_PRINT.pdf
 
Description Birthday Celebrations Newsletter 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact BiB regular newsletter focussing on the birthday celebrations, Growing Up and primary school years study. Distributed to 12,500 families
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://borninbradford.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/BiB_Newsletter_Apr_2017_LowRes_Spreads.pdf
 
Description Blog 10th Birthday Celebrations 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Blog about the first 10 years of BiB and the launch of the Growing Up study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://borninbradford.wordpress.com/2017/04/10/10th-birthday-celebrations/
 
Description Blog from 2016-17 School Interns 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact "Blog with reflections from the 2016-17 interns reflecting on the first year of the primary school study. Its aim was to raise awareness of the project. "
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://borninbradford.wordpress.com/2017/07/25/a-year-with-born-in-bradford/
 
Description Bradford Education Covenent 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Convent is aiming to get best outcomes for young people in Bradford, BiB children will be in their remit in coming years
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.bradford.gov.uk/children-young.../bradford-education-covenant/
 
Description Bradford Faith Based Institions 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Aim of group is to strengthen Bradord's Faith Institions, work more colloboratively and work towards common shared goals
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Bradford Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BiB is a partner with The Science & Media Museum for the annual Science Festival, this event attract many families each year and an ideal opportunity for engagment where most of the BiB team is available to speak to people. Ordinary people can engage with the team and meet the researcher behind the scenes. A focus for the day was the BiB 2nd Wave study.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/what-was-on/bradford-science-festival-2018
 
Description Bradford Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BiB is a partner with The Science & Media Museum for the annual Science Festival, this event attract many families each year and an ideal opportunity for engagment where most of the BiB team is available to speak to people. Ordinary people can engage with the team and meet the researcher behind the scenes. A focus for the day was the BiB 2nd Wave study. The Big BiB bus was available for families to come and visit and learn about what will happen in recruitment appointments.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Bradford South Primary Showcase Educational Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Exhibition of BiB research and Healthy Happy Children's Survey
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Bradford Volunteer Managers Forum 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation to group about BiB and latest research. Group meets quarterly and is made up volunteer managers at university, college, NHS, community and voluntary sector
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Calendar News 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact Segment on Calendar region news about the Growing Up study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description City of Sanctuary Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Bradford is a 'City of Sanctuary' and hosts an annual event for refugees and assylum seeker communities - which has a maternity stream. We representing the BiB 2nd Wave at this event and talked about the projects aims and objectives.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://maternity.cityofsanctuary.org/
 
Description City of Sanctuary Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Bradford is a 'City of Sanctuary' and hosts an annual event for refugees and assylum seeker communities - which has a maternity stream. We were presenting the BiB 2nd Wave at this event and talked about the projects aims and objectives.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL https://maternity.cityofsanctuary.org/
 
Description Community Consultation Workshop 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Workshop consultation on priority setting phase of ActEarly Healthy Happy Children research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Community Consultation Workshop 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Workshop consultation on first phase of ActEarly Healthy Happy Children initiative
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Fagley Primary YR5 Focus Group with Parents 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact BiB held focus groups with parent of children in cohort to gauge opinion and feelings around particular aspects of research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Feversham Primary Community Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Bib research and informaiton for staff and parents
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Gateway Centre 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gateway community centre is situated within a predominantly White working class community, BiB presented to guage this community's interest in BiB Growing UP
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.thegateway.co.uk/
 
Description HHC Steerting Group Priority Setting Consultation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Consultation exercise to prioritize top priorities for future research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Hanson Academy 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact BiB presented to YR11 pupils about work and research
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Health & Wellbeing Forum 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact Quarterly Meeting
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Kirkgate Centre BiB Pop up shop 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact We held a pop up shop at the Kirkgate Centre to publicise the Born in Bradford and specifically the Growing Up study to Bradford Families
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15232603.Born_in_Bradford_shop_pops_up_this_week_at_city_...
 
Description Local Delivery Pilot Launch 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Event to launch local Delviery Pilot, spoke to public to engage in HHC study and questionnaire
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description MEHR Conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact 1st International Conference on Migration, Ethnicity, Health and Race, BiB team presented a few times topics, inludeded Community Engagementand Readiness, Islamic Religious Settings and physical activity, Lifecycle Project
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.merhcongress.com/
 
Description Madanni Masjid Open Day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BIB is expanding its link to Community and Faith Groups, this event was aimed a local Muslim Women (Pathan) community who can be hard to engage. We promoted the BiB 2nd wave study to attendees at the group.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Making Diversity Count 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Annual Diversity Event organised by University of Bradford - presented about BiB Engagement and inclusion of diversity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Masjid Umar Family Fun Day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Launch of community space at Masjid, spoke to people about HHC study and questionnaire
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Mile of Tolerance 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Bradford host this event each year to engage the faith communities to engage them in dialogue and get to know each other. BiB is represented at this event and we used the opportunity to disseminate our 2nd Wave plans and findings from BiB so far.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Muslim Women's Council (MWC) Seminar Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Muslim Women's Council is a network of professional practitioners, mothers and some men who are working progress Muslim Women's agenda in Bradford District. We presented the growing up study and explored avenues for continued joint working to further the aims of the study.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.muslimwomenscouncil.org.uk/
 
Description Muslim Women's Council (MWC) Seminar Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Muslim Women's Council is a network of professional practitioners, mothers and some men who are working progress Muslim Women's agenda in Bradford District. We were presenting the growing up study and explored avenues for continued joint working to further the aims of the study.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.muslimwomenscouncil.org.uk/
 
Description NAFS Event 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Family Event organised by the Ahmedia Muslims Community
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description NHS 70th Birthday Celebrations 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact National initiative to celebrate the NHS 70th birthday, events organised locally for general public and practitioners
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Network For Child Friendly 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Formal meeting of network
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Operation Ouch 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact BiB present at Operation Ouch at Science Museum to demonstrate Health & Wellbeing activities, aim of week was to demystify science and health professions
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Parent focus groups 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Study participants or study members
Results and Impact BiB held a number of focus groups with parents of children in the BiB cohort and with other parents in Bradford, in order to discuss the topics to include in study information sheets and other materials
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Pilot study with 'We the Curious' and public scientific museum 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact We the curious is a science museum in Bristol. We are doing a pilot project with them that will enable us to determine the youngest age (in children) at which it is feasible to capture data on capillary glycocalix through an imaging technology. The data assessment requires a probe to be placed under the child's tongue for 7-10 minutes to capture sufficient image data. We worked with We the Curious to agree the recruitment and data collection protocol. Older children / young adults (14-19 year old) will collect data and with our support do analyses. The results will provide the answer we need and all data will be destroyed once analyses are completed.
We will use the results to decide the age groups in ALSPAC G2 and in other cohorts (e.g. in Bradford) in which we will collect these data.
We the curious are keen to work on other projects with us and to build stronger links with the University for mutual benefit with respect to public engagement and involvement. This current project is the first project with them. Hopefully, it will lead to many further projects.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Police Thematic Lead 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Police Thematic Leads have responsibility across the district for various themes including young people, education,safeguarding, vunerable people and mental health. We held a joint meeting to talk to them about our plans for the 2nd wave of assessments and how we might work together with the police to jointly promote our work.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Presentation to Bradford College Students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Delivered presentation about BiB work and story so far
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Presentation to Bradford College Students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Presentation to Bradford College students on the complexity of healthy eating
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Presentation to Health & Social Work Students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Presentation on research methods/methodologies used in BiB to students
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Presentation to Social Work Students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Presentation to Final Year Social Work Students
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Presentation to elected members 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Policymakers/politicians
Results and Impact BiB researchers presented to elected members and updated on latest initiatives
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Public Forum Education - BiB presentation 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Public Forum Education seminars are held quartely and provide an opportunity for various providers of services within the city involved with children and education to disseminate information
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Published a paper on environmental data collection in ALSPAC birth cohort with two ALSPAC participants as co-authors 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact This was a unique experience of real participant/public involvement - working with two of the study participants to document all of the environmental and social data in ALSPAC, priorities for new data and methods for collecting these. The participant co-authors contributed to all aspects of the paper, including describing the methods for collecting data (including burden on them) for existing data, advising on what they would consider key priorities for future data collection and the best methods for collecting those data.
Publication is
Boyd A, Thomas R, Hansell AL, Gulliver J, Hicks LM, Griggs R, Hey JV, Taylor CM, Morris T, Golding J, Doerner R, Fecht D, Henderson J, Lawlor DA, Timpson NJ, Macleod J, Data Resource Profile: The ALSPAC birth cohort as a platform to study the relationship of environment and health and social factors International Journal of Epidemiology 2019; doi: 10.1093/ije/dyz063
This experience forms a blueprint for further co-production research with other cohort participants
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
URL https://academic.oup.com/ije/article/48/4/1038/5475780
 
Description Radio MAC 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Radio interview by AR on Healthy Happy Children's Survey
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Radio Milad 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Radio interview by AR on new developments within BIB, namely Top of Town and future research Healthy Happy Children
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Radio Ramadan 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Radio interview completed by three BiB team members, spoke about BiB Growing Up, IRS Study and importance of physical activity
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Radio Ramadan 
Form Of Engagement Activity A broadcast e.g. TV/radio/film/podcast (other than news/press)
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Radio Ramadan is aired for month during the holy month and it's target audience is Bradford and surrounding districts. We hosted a two hour programme which disseminated key BiB findings and promoted the Growing Up study. The programme was delivered in Urdu and English.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Saltaire Village society 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Saltaire village society holds open meetings for the public in Saltaire, an area of Bradford. We presented Growing Up and provided fliers to the group.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
URL http://www.saltairevillage.info/SVS.html
 
Description Sharing Voices 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Sharing Voices is the largest BME mental health organisation in the volunatry and community sector in Bradford. Presentation given to team so they can disseminate to service users
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL https://sharingvoices.net
 
Description T&A article Growing Up launch 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact News article in local paper about the start of the BiB Growing Up study
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15106889.Families_urged_to_step_aboard_big_blue_bus_for_r...
 
Description Talk to Staff at Division of Social Work, University of Bradford 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Informed about BiB research and priority setting exercise
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020
 
Description Top of Town Our Voice App 
Form Of Engagement Activity Engagement focused website, blog or social media channel
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Participants accompanied by BiB researchers using 'Our Voice Discovery Tool App'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Top of Town Our Voice App 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact In colloboration with BFD Council around a regeneration bid, voices of young people heard via Discovery Tool App
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description Top of Town Our Voice App 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Events at Oastler Shopping Centre, opinions from general public sought about regeneration of town centre and bid
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
 
Description UK Congress on Obesity 2019 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Presentation on BiB research and findings
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description What's my line' Schools Engagement Event (Heaton Beckfoot Primary & Undercliffe Primary) 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Annual schools engagement event organised by the Department of Education and Work aimed YR6 children across the district to inform children about future career paths. BiB used the opportunity to promote findings from our schools assessments.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Wolfson Opening 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Opening of Wolfson Centre, Young Ambassadors unveiled plaque
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Women Health Network 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Quarterly Meeting -presnted to group
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019
 
Description Women's Enterprise Network 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A network of established business women, who act as mentors for other aspiring business women. Both have children in BiB cohort , network used to update and disseminate information/research about the 2nd Wave of assessment. .
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Women's Health Network - International Womens Day Celebration 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Women's Health Network (WHN) is a consortia professionals from NHS, Education, Local Authority, community and voluntary sector and active citizens which meets quartely to disseminate information and work together to improve the health and wellbeing of women and families throughout Bradford District. We were presenting the aims and objectives about the Growing up study and discussed ways of keeping ongoing dialogues as a route to disseminating research findings.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
URL http://www.cnet.org.uk/Projects/Womens-Health-Network/
 
Description YR3 Social Science Students 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Undergraduate students
Results and Impact Presentation to 50+ undergraduate students at the University of Bradford about the Growing up study. The aim was to recruit interns for school based assessment. Two undergraduate interns were subsequently appointed
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Young Dynamos 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Young Dynamos are a young person's research advocacy group in Bradford. Participants are teenagers. We presented Growing Up to promote the study and obtain feedback.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018