Our Expertise

Enhancing the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities, through innovative and applied research in health, psychology and social care.

Our research centre brings together internationally recognised and multidisciplinary researchers in six established Research Groups.

Research Groups

Applied Psychology and Behaviour Change

Our researchers are engaged in a wide range of work across the fields of psychology and health, including in education, sport, and health services.

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Communication Disability

With academics from fields including speech and language therapy and linguistics, our research includes augmentative and alternative communication, and service provision.

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Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Our work is centred around four key themes: knee dysfunction, spinal dysfunction, musculoskeletal interventions, and clinical and economic outcomes.

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Thriving Communities

Our research focuses on social change to promote wellbeing, with academics from fields including psychology, social care and social work.

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Ageing and Long-Term Conditions

Our work focuses on improving care and service delivery that can enhance the health and wellbeing of people living within an ageing society.

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Substance Use and Addictive Behaviours

Through our research, we aim to develop and conduct research that results in a better service for people who experience problematic substance use.

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Our Expertise