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, Innovation and Infrastructure, Reduced Inequalities

Virtual blue spaces for psychological wellbeing

Using virtual reality to explore how beaches and coasts might improve psychological wellbeing.

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, Life on Land

Food production in small island states

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

Assessing exposure to antibiotic resistance

How are humans exposed to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant organisms?

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.

“Stark warning”: Combating ecosystem collapse from the tropics to the Antarctic

Eminent scientists warn that key ecosystems around Australia and Antarctica are collapsing, and propose a three-step framework to combat irreversible global damage. Their report, authored by 38 Australian, UK and…

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.

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

Caribbean foodscapes

Understanding how historical data of Caribbean foodscapes can inform policy and improve nutrition and health.

Health and Wellbeing, Responsible Consumption and Production

Tackling antimicrobial resistance through knowledge exchange

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

Clean Water and Sanitation, Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education

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…

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.

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