Not everyone experiences the same opportunities to lead a long and healthy life.
At MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, we conduct high quality research that has a real impact on health and wellbeing, and on reducing health inequalities – both at home and across the globe.
We have a particular focus on developing and using cutting-edge methods to understand how social, behavioural, economic, political and environmental factors influence health. We work with decision makers, practitioners and the public to identify interventions and policies that can have an effective and sustained impact on health and wellbeing, particularly among those most in need.
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05 OctNew study reports 335,000 additional deaths across Scotland, England & Wales between 2012 and 2019.
21 SepA new research unit led by Professor Alastair Leyland aims to improve health outcomes and tackle inequalities in Latin America.