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Health and Community Sciences

About the department of Health and Community Sciences

The Department of Health & Community Sciences undertakes applied health and care research, teaching and underpinning methodological work - research that reflects the needs of patients and of health and care providers, working with people and communities, based on partnership with the NHS and other public bodies and a strong commitment to public involvement. Our aim is to improve the health and well-being of the South West and beyond through the development of high-quality graduates and world-leading research that has international impact.

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Our research is world leading or internationally excellent 1

1. REF 2021

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Interdisciplinary excellence 2 

2. By fostering a culture of collective learning and co-operation, we aim to unlock novel insight and innovative solutions to complex challenges in health and community sciences professions

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Ethical and Responsible Research 3 

3. Upholding the highest standard of research integrity and ethical practices

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Education in real work problems 4

4. in the Health and Community Sciences sector

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