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, Reduced Inequalities

Nature-on-prescription

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

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, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Beyond Greenspace

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

Climate Action, Health and Wellbeing, Industry

Sustainable anaesthetic gases

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

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, 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, 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.

Health and Wellbeing, Responsible Consumption and Production

Tackling antimicrobial resistance through knowledge exchange

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

Health and Wellbeing, Life on Land

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

Investigating the conditions under which antibiotic resistance genes are advantageous to bacteria.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing

Antimicrobial resistance in freshwater microbes

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

Health and Wellbeing, Life on Land

PollerGEN

PollerGEN is an interdisciplinary NERC-funded project aiming to revolutionise aeropollen measurement and forecasting.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing

Uncovering pathogens in the soil microbiome

Investigating pathogens present in soil through the application of the Galleria mellonella model.

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