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, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Mapping Dorset’s greenspaces

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

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Nature-on-prescription

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

Health and Wellbeing, Innovation and Infrastructure, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Smartline

Smartline is a multi-partner research project looking at how technology can be used to help us live healthier and happier lives.

Decent Work and Economic Growth, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

The Inclusivity Project

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

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 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.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Placebo effects and healing

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

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

BlueHealth

An international consortium investigating how aquatic environments can affect public health in Europe.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities

Meaningful occupation for people with dementia

What does 'meaningful occupation' mean for people with dementia residing in care homes?

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.

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, Reduced Inequalities

Sensing Nature

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

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