At York, researchers collaborate across the University's seven interdisciplinary research themes to address the great scientific, social and environmental challenges of our times.

Our department has particularly strong partnerships within three themes: Justice and Equality, Risk Evidence and Decision Making and Health and Wellbeing.

Justice and Equality

Our research explores how current legal and political systems are affecting our society.

We combine our expert knowledge with practical experience to assist change in future policy, offering an alternative for policy makers and paving the way for fairer and more balanced systems.

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Risk, Evidence and Decision Making

Our research takes the time to fully understand the motivations behind a system. We provide evidence to key decision makers so that they can produce informed and improved policies, ensuring opportunities for progress are not missed.

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Health and Wellbeing

Since the establishment of this particular research theme, our work in the medical humanities has strengthened.

Within our dedicated Health and Wellbeing research cluster our scholars all have interdisciplinary training, from political philsophy through to pharmacology.

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