Department for Health

Bath investigation lifts lid on big tobacco’s campaigning methods

New research reveals the scale of lobbying against the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes by bodies with links to the tobacco industry


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Attend our Mini Open Day - 26 October

If you are interested in studying on a course in the Department for Health but missed the University Open Days, this event is for you!

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How England manager’s red card could net a win for the future of football

Darragh McGee has written for The Conversation about the future of football.

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Working out how much exercise to do will take more than the latest wearable tracker

Professor Dylan Thompson has written for The Conversation about the differing levels of guidance for fitness.

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Undergraduate study

BA (Hons) Sport and Social Science

Dr Anthony Bush and current students talk about the BA Sport and Social Sciences course.

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Sports Scientist scores top job at Manchester City

Jonathan Woodhouse

An undergraduate from our Sport & Exercise Science course has landed a top job with Manchester City Football Club.

Postgraduate study

Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr Stuart Miller (Clinical Director) and Dr Julian Widdowson (distance-learning student) talk about the MSc Sport and Exercise Medicine course.

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Research degrees

Research degrees

If you are considering applying for an Health MPhil or PhD, we recommend you view some of our staff pages to get an idea of our expertise and interests, as well as on our current research students page.

Research student insights

Dorota Juszczyk

Dorota Juszczyk has been conducting a research project on Motivational responses to physical activity and dietary policies: translating success from the smoking context.

Researching a PhD

PhD students Elaine Wainwright and Jean-Phillipe Wahlin discuss their research in the Department for Health.

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Bath Research & Development

Bath Research & Development

Bath Research & Development provides drop in support sessions for researchers with regulatory approval queries.

Breakfast health research

Research trial reveals importance of breakfast in human health

We have conducted the first ever randomised controlled trial to examine the effect of regular daily breakfast compared with extended morning fasting.

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences