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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Exeter in new £7m consortium to boost nature’s impact on health inequalities

A new consortium involving the University of Exeter has been awarded more than £7.1 million from the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) to investigate the impact that nature can have…

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Coastal Living benefits from Exeter University research highlighted in UK Chief Medical Officer’s Report

Research on the health benefits of coastal living will be highlighted to Government after University of Exeter experts authored a chapter for the Chief Medical Officer’s annual report. The academics…

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Peninsula Forum – a successful event celebrating a decade of community solutions to benefit nature and heath

As the European Centre for Environment and Human Health celebrates its 10th anniversary, the second in our series of Peninsula Forum events showcased the work of academics and collaborating partners.…

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