We are a group of social scientists based in the School of Social and Political Sciences, one of four schools within the College of Social Sciences, whose work is directly relevant to health and wellbeing.
Our academic backgrounds include anthropology, sociology, history, epidemiology, public policy and psychology and we use a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods to address research questions of contemporary relevance to health and wellbeing from a social science perspective.
Our overall aim is to better understand and improve health and wellbeing through the application of social science theories and methodologies.
We have an established track record in a range of research areas associated with health, wellbeing, public policy and technology.
Our staff contribute supervision and teaching to the following postgraduate programmes:
- Developing and Evaluating Interventions (MSc)
- Equality and Human Rights (MRes)
- Equality and Human Rights (MSc)
- Global Health (MSc/MRes)
- Primary Care (MSc/PgDip/PgCert: Online distance learning)
- Master of Public Health (MPH/PgDip/PgCert)
- Public and Urban Policy (MSc/PgDip)
- Public Policy Research (MRes)
- Urban Research (MRes)
- Public Policy and Management (MSc/PGDip)
In addition we provide training in research methods for graduates.