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, 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?

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.

Climate Action, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Climate change adaptation

The Centre is considering the health impacts of climate change in BASE, a major European Commission FP7 funded project on climate change adaptation.

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

BlueHealth

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

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Sustainable Cities and Communities

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.

Health and Wellbeing, Quality Education, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Healthy Green Schools

This PhD is examining whether, why and how schools are acting to be sustainable, ‘green’ schools, with a particular focus on the environmental and health benefits.

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.

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