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Research in Psychology, Sociology and Criminology

Our teachers and lecturers include world-renowned academics, who feed their ground-breaking research directly into what you learn.

UWE Bristol is home to the world-renowned Centre for Appearance Research (CAR). CAR conducts research that focuses on appearance concerns – both their root causes and consequences.

The findings of research carried out by CAR and other research centres based at UWE Bristol, have a genuine impact in the real world as well as your learning. Read more about our study on tackling negative body image.

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Find out more about research centres and groups in the Department of Health and Social Sciences.

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