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.
The Institute of Sustainability, Health and Environment informs policy at a national and international level.
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.
This Centre is an expanding research centre combining criminology, sociology, health and psychology.
A cross-faculty unit that engages the public with science and trains would-be science communicators.
This group pushes Philosophy research outside of its traditional disciplinary boundaries to show its importance in a wider context.
A widely published group producing work with national and international impact.
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.