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

Meaningful occupation for people with dementia

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

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

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, Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Healthy Green Schools

This PhD is examining whether, why and how schools are acting to be sustainable, ‘green’ schools, with a particular focus on the environmental and health benefits.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Sensing Nature

Sensing Nature is exploring how people with varying forms and severities of sight impairment experience diverse types of nature.

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Air pollution, Deprivation & Childhood Asthma

This PhD aims to explore the impact of air pollution on asthma in childhood, controlling for both individual and area level deprivation across England.

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.

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.

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