Research in the Department of Health Sciences

Health Sciences is a large multi-disciplinary and multi-professional department. We have an international reputation for research that improves health and healthcare. Our vision is to be a world-class centre undertaking research on current and emerging challenges to health and healthcare provision. Our research related income for 2013/4 is £9.8 million. See an overview about all our research.

Cancer Epidemiology

Cancer Epidemiology

  • Focusing on the determinants, prognosis and treatment of cancer

Health Services and Policy

Health Services and Policy

  • Examining key issues affecting care in the UK and internationally

Public Health and Society

Public Health and Society

  • Investigating the factors which play a role in inequalities in health and their implications

Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

  • Helping patients following a cardiac event or cardiovascular disease

Mental Health and Addictions

Mental Health and Addiction

  • Focusing on the care of people with addictions or mental health problems

Trials and Statistics

Trials and Statistics

  • Undertaking national randomised trials and development of statistical methodology