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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Focus area

Children's palliative care

Research at the Martin House Research Centre is focused on children and young people with life-limiting or complex medical conditions.

Our multidisciplinary approach is centred on the patients, their families and the people who care for them.

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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)