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

BlueHealth is a pan-European research initiative investigating how water-based environments in towns and cities can affect health and wellbeing.

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.

Case study

Connecting children with nature

A ground-breaking research partnership is hoping to reinvigorate children’s connections with nature through a new method of teaching.

News and Events

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Blog Launched for ECEHH Papers

Dr Rebecca Lovell has launched a blog for all papers on green and blue space topics by those working in the ECEHH. This blog can be found at Beyond Greenspace and will be…

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Extreme heat damaging health and livelihoods

New research published in The Lancet medical journal shows that rising temperatures as a result of climate change are already exposing us to an unacceptably high health risk.

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SOPHIE website launched

Research in the field of Oceans and Human Health gets a big boost this week, as the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe project launches its new website.

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