Senior Research Fellow
Born in Bradford
Dr Sufyan Abid Dogra does anthropology of modern Britain. He works as a Senior Research Fellow at Bradford Institute for Health Research. He explores ways to encourage healthy diet and enhance physical activity among children and young people from ethnic/religious minorities living in deprived neighbourhood. His interests are ethnicity, religion, health, diversity and coproduction of research for the public policy involving ethnic minorities and British Muslims. He conducted a pioneering research on how mosques/madrassas can be used for health promotion interventions and initiatives in the UK. His finding led to Bradford Council’s successful bidding for government’s Trailblazer Childhood Obesity Programme.