Interdisciplinary research

As part of the University of Exeter Medical School’s research programme, the Centre is exploring a range of environment and human health issues. Our 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.

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

BlueHealth

The BlueHealth project brings together a multi-disciplinary consortium to investigate how aquatic environments affect the health of Europe’s population.

Climate Action, Industry, Sustainable Cities and Communities

Indoor environments and respiratory health

This 3 year PhD project will investigate how indoor environments can impact on the respiratory illnesses chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma.

Life on Land, No Poverty, Sustainable Cities and Communities

INHERIT: Improving health and environments through lifestyle change

The Intersectoral Health and Environment Research for Innovation project, or INHERIT, is examining lifestyles that can protect the environment and health.

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

AcTS – Active Travel Study

This project pools five qualitative datasets that have explored experiences of ‘travel’ across the UK

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