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Health & WellbeingAbout us

Members of the cluster include experienced academics, early career researchers and PhD students. There is a strong commitment within the group to influencing policy and practice and ensuring the work of the cluster makes a difference to people’s lives. The expertise covers a wide range of topics including:

  • Social and economic determinants of health
  • Health inequalities
  • Health and human rights
  • How health policy is made and implemented
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Violence prevention and health
  • Public health approaches to death, dying and bereavement
  • Learning disabilities
  • Health citizenship
  • Ethical issues in the use of technologies in social care
  • Personal outcomes
  • Migration and health
  • History of height, morbidity and mortality

Amongst the group there is an interest in a diverse range of qualitative and quantitative research methods. There is a strong commitment and expertise within the group for community based participatory research, creating partnerships between academics, practitioners and people with lived experience to develop a shared research agenda.

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