Assessing selection for antibiotic resistance in the natural environment. Established theories suggest that selection for resistant bacteria usually occurs in the human body, when a patient is under antibiotic therapy. However, recent research suggests that low concentrations of antibiotics and other compounds in the natural environment could drive selection for antibiotic resistance. This study is…
This study will use newly released UK Biobank data to investigate the role that genetic makeup could play in the promotion or resistance of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a significant health burden worldwide; in the UK it costs the NHS £296 per second and roughly 50% of diabetic patients die prematurely…
This systematic review aims to understand the health and wellbeing impacts of taking part in environmental enhancement and conservation activities.
This systematic review will assess the existing evidence relating to the health and wellbeing impacts of gardening and growing plants at school. It will use a systematic approach to identify, appraise and synthesise relevant research evidence.
The Intersectoral Health and Environment Research for Innovation project, or INHERIT, is examining lifestyles that can protect the environment and health.
This project brings together the University of Exeter, the Eden Project and Artist James Eddy to understand how people experience different environments over their lives.
The Medicinal Futures project is working across the South West to improve our understanding of the ways that young people perceive and use pharmaceuticals.
The Medical & Environmental Data Mash-up Infrastructure project is aiming to connect diverse databases to improve our understanding of the links between climate, environment, and human health.
In this business-research collaboration, the project team have developed a mobile app to investigate factors that influence the severity of the symptoms of Ménière’s Disease.
This project is producing a series of briefing notes for Natural England to summarise the most compelling evidence linking natural environments with health.