Public Involvement/ALPHA

What is ALPHA?

ALPHA stands for Advice Leading to Public Health Advancement. ALPHA is a group of young people who advise our researchers by discussing and debating their views on public health topics and the research we plan to carry out. ALPHA is open to anyone aged 14-25 living in Wales. All you need is an opinion!
Public health relates to helping people remain healthy and avoid illness. Research topics include diet, nutrition, physical activity and more.
Research is the process used to find out new information that can help in the future.
DECIPHer | UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence


What Did We Work On? ALPHA is one of four TRIUMPH Youth Partner organisations supporting the network. It helped recruit a diverse group of sixteen young…
DECIPHer | UKCRC Public Health Research Centre of Excellence

The Jack Trial

What Did We Work On? ALPHA were involved in stage one of the Jack Trial. This involved intervention refinement and transferability of intervention acceptability outside…

For more information on ALPHA or to join, get in touch with Peter at or 0292 068 7218 / 07881 514 874. You can also tweet or DM us, or message us on Facebook.

The ALPHA information pack has full information about ALPHA and what we do. You can download it below.