Our researchers contribute to the development of vibrant, democratic societies that enable everyone to lead healthy and meaningful lives.
Department for Health research
Our research promotes wellbeing and enhances functional performance.
Exploring pain. Finding new ways forward.
We seek to understand the impact of nutrition and exercise on human physiology and metabolism.
We foster research, training and education, and industry collaborations through qualitative research.
We deliver high quality research that has real-world impact on the safety and welfare of athletes across all levels of sport.
Our research explores ground-breaking approaches to public health and sustainability to enable us to meet the unique challenges of the 21st century.
Our research is helping to reduce smoking and save lives by informing public policies, including via the introduction of standardised packaging for cigarettes.
Our sports scientists have become embedded within British Skeleton’s Applied Science Programme as the team prepare for both Beijing 2022 and Milan Cortina 2026.
Our researchers have developed Activate; the first rugby-specific injury prevention exercise programme now used by rugby teams around the world.
In the search for tomorrow's champions, developing late can mean young athletes are overlooked. Our research helps young players reach their true potential.
Through our research, we have developed and implemented a set of recommendations to change the way in which firefighter's fitness is measured and assessed.
Our researchers have developed the 'Crouch, Bind, Set' technique, making the rugby scrum safer for millions of players around the world.