Our research aims enhance the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities, through innovative and applied research in health, psychology and social care.
Research in our Faculty brings together internationally recognised and multidisciplinary researchers in six established Research Groups: Applied Psychology and Behaviour Change, Thriving Communities; Communication Disability; Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation; Ageing and Long-Term Conditions and Substance Use and Addictive Behaviours (SUAB).
Our researchers are engaged in a wide range of work across the fields of psychology and health, including in education, sport, and health services.
Professor Professor Sarah Grogan
Professor Sue Powell
With academics from fields including speech and language therapy and linguistics, our research includes augmentative and alternative communication, and service provision.
Professor Janice Murray
Dr Julie Marshall
Our research work centres around four key themes: knee dysfunction; spinal dysfunction; musculoskeletal interventions, and clinical and economic outcomes.
Professor James Selfe
Professor Michael Callaghan
Our research focuses on social change to promote wellbeing, with academics from fields including psychology, social care and social work.
Professor Rebecca Lawthom
Professor Hugh McLaughlin
Our work focuses on improving care and service delivery that can enhance the health and wellbeing of people living within an ageing society.
Professor Josie Tetley
Dr David Lee