Interdisciplinary research

The Centre's academics incorporate qualitative and quantitative research methods in a truly interdisciplinary fashion; connecting science, the arts and the humanities to improve understanding of the health risks and opportunities presented by the environment.

Community and Social Inequalities

The PAW-Force Trial

This PhD project aims to promote physical activity, healthy eating and improved sleep for police officers and staff.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Sustainable anaesthetic gases

Estimating the economic and environmental impacts of capturing and recycling anaesthetic gases.

Food Systems and Planetary Health

Transdisciplinary data assemblages

Synthesising existing data sources to inform food policy and action in the Caribbean.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Perception of health risks relating to 5G and other wireless tech

Novel applications of wireless communications technology continue to see extremely rapid growth, ranging from mobile phones and virtual reality to industry automation and the Internet of Things. In spite of…

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Healthy green schools

How are ‘green’ schools acting sustainably and can they benefit environments and health?

Community and Social Inequalities

The Inclusivity Project

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

Food Systems and Planetary Health

Food production in small island states

Improving community-based food production in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

Exploring understudied aspects of antimicrobial resistance evolution to improve environmental pollution policy

This project, funded through a NERC Responsive Mode grant and supported by the Environment Agency and Roche, aims to generate the largest publicly available database of the lowest antibiotic concentrations…

Blue Environments and Health

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

A pan-European initiative to coordinate research into the links between the marine environment and human health.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

SWEEP – Informing investment in the environment for health

This five-year project is addressing the government’s need for greater understanding of how investing in the environment can benefit our health, and work specifically to promote good mental health among young people in the South West.

Climate Change

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

Eminent scientists warn that key ecosystems around Australia and Antarctica are collapsing, heralding a stark warning for ecosystem collapse worldwide, if action is not taken. The report proposes a three-step framework to combat irreversible global damage.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Would you be happier living in a greener urban area?

18 years of panel data demonstrates that urban green spaces can significantly improve mental wellbeing.

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