Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Child Health

Child Health

Under the directorship of Professor Stuart Logan, the Child Health Team works with children, their families, healthcare professionals and practitioners to understand and explore the issues that matter to them and to co-create research with them to find possible solutions including new ways of delivering services.

Our research

Children and Young People's Mental Health Research Collaboration (ChYMe)

The Children and Young People's Mental Health Research Collaboration (ChYMe) research the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, with the aim of developing evidence based policy and practice, to improve the lives of children/young people and the communities around them.

You can find out more about our research projects on the ChYMe website.

Relational Health Group

Led by Professor Katrina Wyatt this Group undertakes empirical research to develop and evaluate complex programmes which support children, their families and communities towards healthy behaviours and reducing health inequalities. 

Projects currently being undertaken and details of the range of work within the Group can be found on the Relational Health Group webpage.

Peninsula Cerebra Research Unit (PenCRU)

Led by Dr Chris Morris this childhood disability research group evaluates interventions, services and outcome measures for children and young people with neurodisability and their families. Full details of the range of project PenCRU are involved in can be found on the PenCRU website.