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Department for Health research

Our research promotes wellbeing and enhances functional performance.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

The REF is the UK’s system for assessing higher education research.


Research themes

The research activities of our department fall under these research themes.


Research Centres

Staff from our department are part of these Research Centres.


Research groups

Our research activity is spread across four research groups.


Research impact

The impact of our research ranges from influencing international policy and practice through to generating millions of pounds of cost-savings for governments.


Research support

View support for research.


Our research

Our research strives to promote the population health and wellbeing and improve the quality and efficiency of health services. We work with a variety of partners at local, regional, national and international levels.

The impact of our research is far-reaching, from influencing international policy and practice to generating millions of pounds of costs-savings for governments.

Contact us

Contact us to find out more about our research.