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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Recent work

Research project

BlueHealth

The BlueHealth project brings together a multi-disciplinary consortium to investigate how aquatic environments affect the health of Europe’s population.

Research project

Smartline

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

Research project

The Inclusivity Project

The Inclusivity Project is a research and innovation programme aiming to increase diversity, wellbeing and prosperity within small businesses.

News and Events

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Two hour ‘nature dose’ boosts health

Spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health and wellbeing, according to a new large-scale study.

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Fishing among worst jobs for health

People working in the fishing industry have among the poorest health of all workers in England and Wales, new research suggests.

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Nature soundscape experiment launched!

Take part in a new experiment with the BBC and help us shed light on how ‘listening to nature’ could impact wellbeing.

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