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, 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.

Health and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Beyond Greenspace

Different types and qualities of natural environment can have varying relationships with human health and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Healthy green schools

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

Decent Work and Economic Growth, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

The Inclusivity Project

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

Clean Water and Sanitation, Industry, Life Below Water

Antibiotic resistance in coastal waters

Determining the levels and spread of antibiotic resistant E. coli in the environment.

Assessing exposure to antibiotic resistance

How are humans exposed to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant organisms?

Clean Water and Sanitation, Climate Action, Life Below Water

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

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

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