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

SWEEP – Informing investment in the environment for health

How can investment in the environment benefit health and wellbeing?

Bacteria and viral resistance

This project is investigating whether sex in bacteria can help them get ahead in their arms race with viruses. Just as humans, bacteria suffer from attack of deadly viruses. Parasitic…

Clean Water and Sanitation, Responsible Consumption and Production

AMR environmental risk assessment

Designing a new method to quantify the environmental risks posed by antibiotics.

Innovation and Infrastructure, Responsible Consumption and Production

Antimicrobial resistance surveillance

Developing an international strategy for the surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in the environment.

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.

Life on Land, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

The marine environment and human wellbeing

The PhD examines the importance and value of coasts for human well-being and makes steps towards developing an approach upon which to base future policy evaluations.

Life on Land, Responsible Consumption and Production

Antimicrobial resistance in livestock

Creating a conceptual framework to improve understanding of antimicrobial resistance in livestock systems.

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.

Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Active travel study

This project pools five qualitative datasets that have explored experiences of ‘travel’ across the UK.

Health and Wellbeing, Responsible Consumption and Production

Tackling antimicrobial resistance through knowledge exchange

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

Life on Land, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Tourism, Wellbeing and Ecosystem Services

The European Centre is playing a key role in the TObeWELL network, set up by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology.

No Poverty, Responsible Consumption and Production

Community food production and health

Establishing a research programme to evaluate community food production initiatives.

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