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, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Green-blue space natural experiment

Green-blue space exposure changes and impact on individual-level wellbeing and mental health: a population-wide record-linked natural experiment.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing, Life Below Water

Ecological drivers of drug resistance

Exploring the ecological drivers of drug resistant pathogens in aquatic environments.

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, Life on Land

Evolution of opportunistic pathogens

Understanding the ecology and evolution of antimicrobial resistance in opportunistic pathogens.

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

Radon and skin cancer

This PhD project is investigating the links between radon gas, UV radiation and skin cancer.

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, Life on Land

Food production in small island states

Improving community-based food production in the Caribbean and the Pacific.

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?

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 and asthma

Exploring the impact of air pollution on asthma in childhood across England.

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