Interdisciplinary research

As part of the University of Exeter Medical School’s research programme, the Centre is exploring a range of environment and human health issues. Our 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.

Climate Action, Partnerships for the Goals

MEDMI – Connecting health and environment data

The MEDMI project is aiming to connect diverse databases to improve our understanding of the links between climate, environment, and human health.

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.

Climate Action, Health and Wellbeing, Life on Land

Nature and Health Evidence Briefings

This project is producing a series of briefing notes for Natural England to summarise the most compelling evidence linking natural environments with health.

Climate Action, Industry, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Indoor environments and respiratory health

This 3 year PhD project will investigate how indoor environments can impact on the respiratory illnesses chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Climate Action, Life Below Water

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

SOPHIE is a pan-European initiative to coordinate research into the complex links between the marine environment and human health and wellbeing.

Climate Action, Partnerships for the Goals, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health

The Wellcome Centre for Cultures and Environments of Health is dedicated to researching innovative approaches to create and sustain cultures that enable health and well-being across the life course

Climate Action, Health and Wellbeing, Industry

Sustainable anaesthetic gases

Members of the ECEHH are collaborating with tech start-up SageTech to estimate the economic and environmental impacts of capturing and recycling anaesthetic gases.