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.

Food Systems and Planetary Health

The INHERIT project

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

Food Systems and Planetary Health

Caribbean foodscapes

Understanding how historical data of Caribbean foodscapes can inform policy and improve nutrition and health. This project focused on the historical and epidemiological transitions in urban Caribbean foodscapes and aims to understanding the past to enhance future healthy eating practices.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

PhD Research: Understanding the evolution of antimicrobial resistance

How do environmental factors shape the ratio of vertical to horizontal resistance evolution?

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…

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

PollerGEN

PollerGEN is an interdisciplinary NERC-funded project aiming to revolutionise aeropollen measurement and forecasting.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Urban greenspace valuation toolkit

This Innovate UK funded project has created a web-based greenspace valuation tool, learning from and integrating existing planning tools.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

Antimicrobial resistance in rivers

Analysing the contribution of wastewater treatment discharge to antibiotic resistance.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

What is the best way of delivering virtual nature for improving mood?

Exposure to ‘real’ nature can increase positive affect and decrease negative affect, but direct access is not always possible. For example for people in health/care settings who often experience chronic…

Blue Environments and Health, Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Green-blue space natural experiment

Green-blue space exposure changes and impact on individual-level wellbeing and mental health: a population-wide record-linked natural experiment.

Nature, Biodiversity and Health

Mapping Dorset’s greenspaces

'Healthy Places' will use green spaces make to boost physical activity and reduce illness in Dorset.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology, Nature, Biodiversity and Health

PhD Research: Evolution of opportunistic pathogens

Understanding the ecology and evolution of antimicrobial resistance in opportunistic pathogens.

Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbiology

PhD Research: Microplastics as Vectors of Antimicrobial Resistance in Aquatic Systems

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a significant global threat to human health, with the environment playing an increasingly important role in the evolution and spread of AMR. Microplastics are ubiquitous in…

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