Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care (UoA 2)

The majority of research in this UoA is officially classified as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Members of the following academic units form the submission to UoA 2:

Research is structured into four research themes underpinned by four methodological groups.

Public health

Research themes

  • Applied epidemiology
  • Life-course, development and ageing
  • Public health improvement
  • Decision making and organisation of care

Methodological groups

  • Health economics
  • Health psychology
  • Health technology evaluation
  • Medical sociology

International impact

Our research in this area is making a positive impact on a global scale:

  • Preventing dementia

Four case studies demonstrate the impact of our research:

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