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.

Life Below Water, Quality Education, Reduced Inequalities

Aquariums as restorative environments

This PhD aims to investigate how viewing different amounts of marine life can influence human health and wellbeing.

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.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Climate Action, Life Below Water

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

A pan-European initiative to coordinate research into the links between the marine environment and human health.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life Below Water, Sustainable Cities and Communities

GCRF Blue Communities

A capacity-building research programme for marine planning in East and South-East Asia.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life Below Water

Catchment-scale antimicrobial resistance

How do catchment-scale processes contribute to antibiotic resistance in coastal waters?

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life Below Water, Life on Land

Mapping the evidence for AMR

Mapping the evidence for the risks of human exposure to antimicrobial resistance in the natural environment.

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.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Life Below Water, Responsible Consumption and Production

Antimicrobial resistance in rivers

Analysing the contribution of wastewater treatment discharge to antibiotic resistance.

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.