Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our Department provides excellent opportunities for academic teaching and research collaborations with other departments, such as EducationPsychologySocial & Policy ScienceBiology & Biochemistry and Pharmacy & Pharmacology. We also have a range of specialist equipment.

Our postgraduate teaching and research courses now form part of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences Graduate School. The Graduate School can provide you with dedicated support and a strong community in which to base your studies, whether on campus or by distance-learning.

Our aims

  • To develop a research portfolio that is both of the highest academic standard and has applications in the real world
  • To provide excellent teaching in a stimulating learning environment designed to maximise student attainment and graduate employment prospects.
  • To build on external links with the public services and other bodies concerned with human function, health and society
  • To promote innovation in the design and delivery of healthcare services
  • To identify and facilitate opportunities for academic collaboration and new developments

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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