Sufyan Abid is working as a Senior Research Fellow focusing on exploring the role of Islamic Religious Settings in preventing childhood obesity among South Asian children living in the UK. He is involved in a collaborative research activity by a multidisciplinary team of researchers working to find solutions for reducing childhood obesity using Islamic Religious Settings. He is part of conducting a scoping review and systematic mapping, Delphi consensus method, and ethnographic, qualitative and participatory fieldwork with Muslim community leaders, Imams and parents in Bradford and Birmingham.

Sufyan did his PhD in Anthropology from University of Sussex, UK. His PhD explores Islamic reformism, piety and charity in everyday life of British Muslims. He did two years postdoctoral research work at University of Chester, investigating transnational religious and political networks of minority Muslims in Britain. He taught various courses at University of Sussex and University of Chester.

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