The European Centre for Environment & Human Health

The Centre is celebrating a Decade of Discovery as we mark our Tenth Anniversary. We conduct 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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A New Generation of Anti-Microbial Resistance Research

Described as “A Silent Tsunami”, anti-microbial resistance is one of the biggest threats to human health in our life time. It’s predicted that currently 700,000 people die due to AMR…

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Smartline

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

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“Stark warning”: Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic

Eminent scientists warn that key ecosystems around Australia and Antarctica are collapsing, and propose a three-step framework to combat irreversible global damage. Their report, authored by 38 Australian, UK and…

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New video explains how GW4 is tackling the global threat of antimicrobial resistance using ‘One Health’ approach

The GW4 Alliance’s response to the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – one of the greatest emerging threats to human health – is showcased in a new video. AMR…

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European Centre for Environment and Human Health academics on list of top researchers

Twenty-two University of Exeter academics have been named on an annual list of highly cited researchers. Up from 17 last year, the Exeter researchers (including six with dual affiliations) on Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers List come…

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Climate change policy decision-making tool “highly commended” in COP26 Climate Challenge Cup

A simple tool to help local authorities and other organisations use the latest evidence to adapt to climate change in ways that benefit human health has been highly commended in…

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