Research in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences (HAS)
We have a vibrant research culture organised primarily through our research centres and institutes.
The Institute works with industry and researchers to foster partnerships and develop novel bio-sensing technology.
A centre of excellence for research in appearance, disfigurement, body image, and related studies.
Undertakes research that helps to improve the quality of healthcare, evaluate service provision and inform public health policy.
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.
Conducts cutting-edge, applied research with action and impact in mind. This research has a positive influence on people and places; at home, in the workplace, and in the wider social environment.
A multidisciplinary, applied research group that is dedicated to facilitate a better understanding of the complex social world that we live in.
This group brings together experts from many backgrounds including:
- mental health sciences
- children and young people
- emergency and critical care
- public health and well-being
- health, ethics and society
- evaluative research.
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.
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
We have a Faculty Research Ethics Committee that is committed to promoting high ethical standards in the conduct of research undertaken by our staff and students.