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.

Life Below Water, Quality Education, Reduced Inequalities

Aquariums as restorative environments

This PhD aims to investigate how viewing different amounts of marine life can influence human health and wellbeing.

Reduced Inequalities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Caribbean foodscapes

Understanding how historical data of Caribbean foodscapes can inform policy and improve nutrition and health.

Health and Wellbeing, Responsible Consumption and Production

Tackling antimicrobial resistance through knowledge exchange

Improving understanding of antimicrobial resistance in academia, government and industry.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education

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…

Life on Land, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Tourism, Wellbeing and Ecosystem Services

The European Centre is playing a key role in the TObeWELL network, set up by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Active travel study

This project pools five qualitative datasets that have explored experiences of ‘travel’ across the UK.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing

Antimicrobial resistance in freshwater microbes

Investigating selection for antimicrobial resistance by non-antibiotic drugs in freshwater microbes.

Nature on Prescription Handbook

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Climate Action, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Climate change adaptation

The Centre is considering the health impacts of climate change in BASE, a major European Commission FP7 funded project on climate change adaptation.

No Poverty, Responsible Consumption and Production

Community food and health

Establishing a research programme to evaluate community food production initiatives.

Industry, Responsible Consumption and Production

Reducing starling impacts on farms

Exploring how starlings might spread antimicrobial resistance in farm buildings.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Placebo effects and healing

The project is hoping to develop theories about how healing might be initiated through placebo effects and how nature can influence this effect.

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