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.

Industry, Responsible Consumption and Production

Reducing starling impacts on farms

Exploring how starlings might spread antimicrobial resistance in farm buildings.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Placebo effects and the healing response

The project is hoping to develop theories about how healing might be initiated through placebo effects and how nature can influence this effect.

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.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing

Uncovering pathogens in the soil microbiome

Investigating pathogens present in soil through the application of the Galleria mellonella model.

Clean Water and Sanitation, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

BlueHealth

An international consortium investigating how aquatic environments can affect the health of Europe’s population.

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

GCRF Blue Communities

Blue Communities is a 4 year research capacity-building 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?

Health and Wellbeing, Life on Land

Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

Investigating the conditions under which antibiotic resistance genes are advantageous to bacteria.

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.

Industry, Responsible Consumption and Production

Herbicides and antibiotic resistance

Investigating selection for antimicrobial resistance by plant protection products.

Life on Land, No Poverty, Sustainable Cities and Communities

The INHERIT project

Examining the health and environmental implications of our living, moving and consuming patterns.

Reduced Inequalities, Responsible Consumption and Production, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Caribbean Foodscapes

We explore the ways cities impact on their populations' food practices, opportunities and in turn health

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