The European Centre for Environment & Human Health

The Centre conducts world-class research into the complex links between the environment and human health. Part of the University of Exeter Medical School and supported by funding from the European Union, we’re analysing the risks and benefits the environment poses to health, and ensuring our findings have relevance to the UK’s business community.

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Research project

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

A pan-European initiative to coordinate research into the links between the marine environment and human health.

Research project

Smartline

Smartline is a multi-partner research project looking at how technology can be used to help us live healthier and happier lives.

Research project

Food production in small island states

Improving community-based food production in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

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Safe thresholds for antibiotics in sewage needed

Current understanding of safe antibiotic levels in rivers may not prevent evolution of antibiotic resistance.

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Dr Michiel Vos wins algae photography prize

The award-winning image depicts bushy rainbow wrack seaweed found in a rockpool in Falmouth.

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Defra report features Centre research on ‘blue health’

A joint study with Plymouth Marine Laboratory suggests spending time in coastal environments can benefit health.

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