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.

Health and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Green-blue space natural experiment

Green-blue space exposure changes and impact on individual-level wellbeing and mental health: a population-wide record-linked natural experiment.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Mapping Dorset’s greenspaces

'Healthy Places' will use green spaces make to boost physical activity and reduce illness in Dorset.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life on Land, Responsible Consumption and Production

Understanding the evolution of antimicrobial resistance

How do environmental factors shape the ratio of vertical to horizontal resistance evolution?

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Meaningful occupation for people with dementia

What does 'meaningful occupation' mean for people with dementia residing in care homes?

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Nature-on-prescription

This project will design a programme of nature-based group activities for people with common mental health conditions.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life Below Water, Responsible Consumption and Production

Antimicrobial resistance in rivers

Analysing the contribution of wastewater treatment discharge to antibiotic resistance.

Health and Wellbeing, Innovation and Infrastructure, Life Below Water

Tackling antibiotic resistance using CRISPR

This project is investigating the use of CRISPR-Cas9 biotechnology to remove antibiotic resistance genes from bacterial communities.

Health and Wellbeing, Innovation and Infrastructure, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Smartline

Smartline is a multi-partner research project looking at how technology can be used to help us live healthier and happier lives.

Health and Wellbeing, Life on Land

Evolution of opportunistic pathogens

Understanding the ecology and evolution of antimicrobial resistance in opportunistic pathogens.

Health and Wellbeing, Innovation and Infrastructure

The PAW-Force Trial

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

Climate Action, Health and Wellbeing, Industry

Sustainable anaesthetic gases

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

Health and Wellbeing

Radon and skin cancer

This PhD project is investigating the links between radon gas, UV radiation and skin cancer.

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