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.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Nature on Prescription Handbook

This handbook is the culmination of detailed evidence gathering through evidence review, interviews and workshops with people and organisations involved in providing green social prescribing.

Community and Social Inequalities

Active travel study

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

Community and Social Inequalities

The Inclusivity Project

An innovation project aiming to increase diversity, wellbeing and prosperity within small, Cornish businesses.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

Macro-evolution in microorganisms: marine-terrestrial transitions as a case-study for adaptive radiations in bacteria

This £522k NERC-funded project seeks to improve our understanding of the ecological and evolutionary drivers of biodiversity in bacteria, which currently greatly lags behind that of animals and plants. Understanding…

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Sensing Nature

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

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Nature-on-prescription

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

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

Exploring understudied aspects of antimicrobial resistance evolution to improve environmental pollution policy

This project, funded through a NERC Responsive Mode grant and supported by the Environment Agency and Roche, aims to generate the largest publicly available database of the lowest antibiotic concentrations…

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology, Nature, Biodiversity and Health

A New Generation of Anti-Microbial Resistance Research

Described as “A Silent Tsunami”, anti-microbial resistance is one of the biggest threats to human health in our life time. It’s predicted that currently 700,000 people die due to AMR…

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

Mapping the evidence for AMR

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

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Exploring the Acceptability of Virtual Reality Nature Environments for People with Memory Loss

The purpose of this study was to report on the acceptability of virtual reality (VR) nature environments for people with memory loss at memory cafes, and explore the experiences and…

Community and Social 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.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology, Food Systems and Planetary Health

Improving understanding of AMR in livestock systems: A conceptual framework

AMR: The issue with livestock  Antimicrobial usage (AMU) in livestock has been shown to be an important driver of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in animals and is associated with resistance in humans,…

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