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.

Bacteria and viral resistance

This project is investigating whether sex in bacteria can help them get ahead in their arms race with viruses. Just as humans, bacteria suffer from attack of deadly viruses. Parasitic…

Clean Water and Sanitation, Responsible Consumption and Production

AMR environmental risk assessment

Designing a new method to quantify the environmental risks posed by antibiotics.

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Monitoring Ménière’s Disease

In this business-research collaboration, the project team have developed a mobile app to investigate factors that influence the severity of the symptoms of Ménière’s Disease.

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and Communities

SWEEP – Informing investment in the environment for health

How can investment in the environment benefit health and wellbeing?

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, Innovation and Infrastructure, Reduced Inequalities

Virtual blue spaces for psychological wellbeing

Using virtual reality to explore how beaches and coasts might improve psychological wellbeing.

Innovation and Infrastructure, Responsible Consumption and Production

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance

Developing an international strategy for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in the environment.

Assessing exposure to antibiotic resistance

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

Life on Land, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

The marine environment and human wellbeing

The PhD examines the importance and value of coasts for human well-being and makes steps towards developing an approach upon which to base future policy evaluations.

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