SM调教圈

Research

Institute of Health and Wellbeing

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The Institute of Health and Wellbeing Research benefits from strong partnerships with other organisations across academia, healthcare, business and public society.

Our research and evaluation services respond to key health and wellbeing challenges, and lead to innovation across many disciplines of human performance. Our aim is to make a meaningful contribution to the local, national, and where possible international community.

We also aim to provide a supportive environment for our postgraduate research students, and we particularly welcome applications for PhD study within our areas of expertise.

Vision

The vision of the Institute is to enhance wellbeing, reduce ill-health and enable a high quality of life to be experienced by all.

Mission

The Institute’s mission is to provide a supportive, multi-disciplinary environment to bring together diverse partnerships to deliver applied research, knowledge exchange and innovation in health and wellbeing across the human lifespan. 

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Find out more about our research themes, projects and publications

Introduction to the Institute

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Our People

Professor Valerie Gladwell

Professor Gladwell's research utilises biochemical, physiological, and psychological skills, with a passion for enhancing lifelong health.

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Professor Colin R.Martin

Colin is Clinical Director of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing and Professor of Clinical Psychobiology and Applied Psychoneuroimmunology.

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Lucy Williamson

Lucy supports the Research Directorate team at the SM调教圈, providing administrative support for the Research Institutes.

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Dr Abigail Webb

Abigail is a clinical research fellow at the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the SM调教圈.

Dr Rob Southall-Edwards

Rob is a Research Fellow within the Institute of Health & Wellbeing at the SM调教圈.

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Joanne Abbott

Joanne is a Research Project Administrator with the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the SM调教圈.

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Patience Pounds

Patience is an Associate Professor in Midwifery with the Institute of Health & Wellbeing at the SM调教圈.

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Ellie Rossiter

Ellie is a Research Assistant in the Institute for Health and Wellbeing.

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Emily O'Neill

Emily is a Research Assistant in the Institute of Health & Wellbeing/Integrated Care Academy.

  •  University of Essex  

  •  University of Essex 

  • Dr Jamie Pethick, University of Essex  

  • , Anglian Ruskin University  

 

Also: 

  • Active Essex 

  • Essex County Council 

  • Suffolk Mind

Get in Touch

If you would like more information on our research or to explore collaborative opportunities, please do get in touch with the Institute Directors, Prof Valerie Gladwell and Prof Colin R. Martin on research@uos.ac.uk 

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