Professor Ronan Lyons
Clinical Professor of Public Health
Telephone: (01792) 513484
Room: Director Room - 401
Fourth Floor
Data Science Building
Singleton Campus


  1. Bandyopadhyay, A., Tingay, K., Akbari, A., Griffiths, L., Bedford, H., Cortina-Borja, M., Walton, S., Dezateux, C., Lyons, R., & Brophy, S. Behavioural difficulties in early childhood and risk of adolescent injury. Archives of Disease in Childhood, archdischild-2019.
  2. Sebire, S., Banfield, K., Jago, R., Edwards, M., Campbell, R., Kipping, R., Blair, P., Kadir, B., Garfield, K., Matthews, J., Lyons, R., & Hollingworth, W. A process evaluation of the PLAN-A intervention (Peer-Led physical Activity iNtervention for Adolescent girls). BMC Public Health, 19(1)
  3. Bejko, D., Ruiz-Castell, M., Schritz, A., Laursen, B., Kisser, R., Rogmans, W., Lyons, R., Valkenberg, H., Turner, S., Bauer, R., Ellsaesser, G., & de Rekeneire, N. “To survey or to register” is that the question for estimating population incidence of injuries?. Archives of Public Health, 76(1)
  4. Steel, N., Ford, J., Newton, J., Davis, A., Vos, T., Naghavi, M., Glenn, S., Hughes, A., Dalton, A., Stockton, D., Humphreys, C., Dallat, M., Schmidt, J., Flowers, J., Fox, S., Abubakar, I., Aldridge, R., Baker, A., Brayne, C...., & Murray, C. Changes in health in the countries of the UK and 150 English Local Authority areas 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016. The Lancet, 392(10158), 1647-1661.
  5. Beck, B., Cameron, P., Fitzgerald, M., Judson, R., Teague, W., Lyons, R., & Gabbe, B. Road safety: serious injuries remain a major unsolved problem. The Medical Journal of Australia, 207(6), 244-249.

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  • Effects of withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with COPD: a national population cohort study in Wales (current)

    Other supervisor: Prof Gwyneth Davies
  • Mining free-text clinical notes for early prediction of the progression and recurrence of colorectal cancer. (current)

    Other supervisor: Prof Sinead Brophy
  • Acute Kidney Injury in Wales (current)

    Other supervisor: Prof Steve Bain
  • HAPPEN: The Health and Attainment of Pupils in a Primary Education Network (awarded 2020)

    Other supervisor: Prof Sinead Brophy
  • 'Creating and Utilising a Wales Asthma Observatory to support health policy, health service planning and clinical research' (awarded 2019)

    Other supervisor: Prof Gwyneth Davies
  • 'Investigating the impact of GIS modelled daily exposures to the retail food environment on routinely linked child health data' (awarded 2018)

    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Fry
    Other supervisor: Prof Sarah Rodgers