Health and wellbeing

Our global reputation is built on excellent research that begins with understanding the fundamental underpinnings of health and disease. We draw on a wide range of academic skills and disciplines, working together to discover, refine and apply new interventions to improve health and wellbeing.

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The University of York Ageing Network

The University of York Ageing Network is enabling the UK to meet the challenges posed by an ageing population.

By developing existing collaborations across departments and faculties, as well as forging new working relationships, the Network’s members are delivering research which meets the region’s priorities, and can be applied both nationally and internationally.

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Research Champion

Professor Joy Adamson, Research Champion for Health and Wellbeing

Joy Adamson is a social scientist by background, her qualifications have put her in the rare position of having in-depth training in both qualitative (PhD) and quantitative (MSc Epidemiology) methods that she has applied in a range of applied health research projects.

Health and wellbeing research at York: overview (PDF , 200kb)