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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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

Ecological drivers of drug resistance

Exploring the ecological drivers of drug resistant pathogens in aquatic environments.

Research project

The Inclusivity Project

An innovation project aiming to increase diversity, wellbeing and prosperity within small, Cornish businesses.

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Reconnecting with nature key for sustainability

New study finds pro-environmental behaviours are more common in those who live in greener neighbourhoods.

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WHO Collaborating Centre status announced

The European Centre for Environment and Human Health has been officially designated as a Collaborating Centre by the World Health Organization.

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Two hour ‘nature dose’ boosts health and wellbeing

New study finds spending at least two hours a week in nature may be a crucial threshold for promoting health.

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