Research in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences
The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS) has a vibrant research culture organised primarily through its research centres and institutes.
The Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology works with industry and researchers to foster partnerships and develop novel bio-sensing technology.
This is a centre of excellence for research in appearance, disfigurement, body image, and related studies.
This Centre undertakes research that helps to improve the quality of healthcare, evaluate service provision and inform public health policy.
This Centre incorporates world-class research in the fields of biomedicine, plant science, bio-sensing technology and environmental science.
A cross-faculty unit that engages the public with science and trains would-be science communicators.
A multidisciplinary, applied research group that is dedicated to facilitate a better understanding of the complex social world that we live in.
Public Health and Wellbeing research brings together experts from many backgrounds including social scientists, public health and health promotion specialists, epidemiologists, health economists, psychologists, health visitors, nurses and midwives.
A free public engagement event which represents the commitment of speakers and audiences to the generation of discussions about important questions relating to how we might live and work in today’s society. Find out more about the initiative.
A dynamic collaboration between four NHS Trusts, the city's two universities and its local authority.
An established International e-Journal dedicated to publishing scholarly articles, works in progress, new ideas and book reviews in the field of Psycho-Social Studies.
Research ethics and governance
The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has a Faculty Research Ethics Committee that is committed to promoting high ethical standards in the conduct of research undertaken by its staff and students.