We believe that applied research is an essential feature of a university like ours. All our research has a purpose, enabling us to really make a difference and directly helping organisations solve real world problems.
Research centres and groups
The Health and Social Care Research Centre is the dedicated research centre for the College of Health and Social Care. The Centre offers a multi-disciplinary approach to academic and applied research in the field of health and social care with the overall aim of building healthy, sustainable communities.
The Birth Project
Births can be traumatising for all involved; Obstetricians and midwives are subject to very different stresses to the women they serve. Yet all those witnessing the birth (and death) of babies may also be traumatised - both professionals and birth-partners.
Read all about The Birth Project.