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, Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Healthy green schools

How are ‘green’ schools acting sustainably and can they benefit environments and health?

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.

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Reduced Inequalities, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Air pollution, deprivation and asthma

Exploring the impact of air pollution on asthma in childhood across England.

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.

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Urban greenspace valuation toolkit

Creating a web-based greenspace valuation tool which learns from and integrates existing planning tools.

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, 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, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Beyond Greenspace

Different types and qualities of natural environment can have varying relationships with human health and wellbeing.

Health and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and Communities

SWEEP – Informing investment in the environment for health

How can investment in the environment benefit health and wellbeing?

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