Research area

Health science

A health researcher swabs a patient's skin

We tackle some of the biggest healthcare issues facing the world. We're improving wellbeing after cancer, enhancing patient safety and dignity, and influencing prescribing legislation.

Research highlights

Encouraging healthier eating for adolescents

University researchers have conducted focus groups with young people to understand the different factors that play a role in their food choices.

Keeping patients safe in hospital

Professor Peter Griffiths, Professor Jane Ball, Dr Jeremy Jones and their team have shaped the public debate around safe nurse staffing levels in hospitals, and informed clinical guidelines and legislation in the UK.

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