The Faculty of Education & Health Sciences (EHS) boasts a vibrant research community. Research, alongside teaching, is a core activity. The aim is to advance the wellbeing
of people by graduating effective and critically reflective scientists, education and healthcare professionals and creating and disseminating knowledge, through research and scholarship that impacts on the social, educational and healthcare needs of people locally, nationally and globally.
The multidisciplinary structure and expertise of the faculty provide research agendas around active management of lifelong ageing, biomedical sciences, clinical therapies, education, food & health, health sciences, physical activity, sport and sport sciences, professional preparation and development, social issues and political identity – all areas of national challenge.
- School of Allied Health
- School of Education
- School of Medicine
- Nursing & Midwifery (N&M)
- Physical Education & Sport Sciences (PESS)
- Psychology (Psych)
There are currently 207 research students in the Faculty of EHS. EHS provides a number of high-quality taught postgraduate programmes, including Structured PhD programmes, Professional Doctorates and Masters courses. Our postgraduate students are members of a wider research community – involving research-active academic staff and research specialists – within the faculty. Research interests and productivity are reflected in the increased number of EHS-housed research centres, units and groups that are national research leaders in their field. In addition, EHS has strong links with the new multi disciplinary Health Research Institute.