The Research Institute in
Healthcare Science is a multi-disciplinary collaboration
between three of our academic schools to foster innovative research
in the development and promotion of healthcare.
The schools involved are Faculty of
Science and Engineering, Health and
Wellbeing and Sports, Performing Arts
Work at the RIHS is striving to
There are eight areas of work within RIHS:
Cancer Research – addressing a range
of areas concerning cancer, particularly with relation to brain
Diabetes, Physiology and Molecular
Medicine – encompassing how diabetes develops and affects the
body at a molecular and cellular level, including diagnosing the
disease through studies of the boy’s biochemistry.
Food Biology, Medical Microbiology and
Disinfection – looking at the cross-contamination of surfaces
and ways of controlling infection in foods and the body.
Molecular Immunology – focusing on
immunity and disease, and the development of a range techniques to
Molecular Pharmacology - works with
two principle themes: the creation of bioactive peptides and
analysis of how they affect the body; and, investigation into the
process of new blood vessel formation in the body.
Pharmacy – concerned with the
design, development and delivery of drugs for treating infections,
cancers, inflammation, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, as
well as current issues in Pharmacy profession and its teaching.
Psychology of Health – covering the
aspects of human thought and behaviour that contribute to the
management of health and the prevention of, and coping with,
Sport, Exercise and Health – looking
at the contribution that sports and exercise make to improving and
Two further research areas are currently in development; one in
applied research in health policy evaluation and practice, and one
in clinical physiology.
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