Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy (UoA 3)

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

 The following academic units form the submission to UoA 3:

  • Human Nutrition Research Centre (HNRC)
    The HNRC (established in 1994) includes academics from the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering (SAgE) and the Faculty of Medical Sciences (FMS). Our research focus is on obesity and ageing.
  • Centre for Oral Health Research (COHR)
    The 2008 RAE highlighted the need for greater focus in our oral health research. The COHR (established in 2010) has a mission to undertake world-class research in oral health with direct relevance to patients or to the health of the public.

Research in this submission is presented under two main umbrellas:


Molecular nutrition and translational biosciences

Health care and public health research

Find out about Human Nutrition Research Centre staff and Centre for Oral Health Research staff.

The following case studies demonstrate the impact of our research:

Find out about all our REF 2014 results.