Find out about our research themes and current projects.
The Institute of Health and Wellbeing Research benefits from strong partnerships with other organisations across academia, healthcare, business and public society. Our research and evaluation services respond to key health and wellbeing challenges, and lead to innovation across many disciplines of human performance. Our aim is to make a meaningful contribution to the local, national, and where possible international community.
We also aim to provide a supportive environment for our postgraduate research students, and we particularly welcome applications for PhD study within our areas of expertise.
The vision of the Institute is to enhance wellbeing, reduce ill-health and enable a high quality of life to be experienced by all.
The Institute’s mission is to provide a supportive, multi-disciplinary environment to bring together diverse partnerships to deliver applied research, knowledge exchange and innovation in health and wellbeing across the human lifespan.
The Institute of Health and Wellbeing Research brings together research expertise from across the University to support applied research and innovation in health, wellbeing and human performance. Key themes of expertise include:
Physical activity and sport
Long term conditions
Whole system approaches to wellbeing
If you would like more information on our research or to explore collaborative opportunities, please do get in touch with the Institute Directors, Prof Valerie Gladwell and Prof Colin R. Martin: email@example.com