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Research centres and groups

Our research groups contribute to an understanding of how medicine, health, society and technology collide, at both the global and the local level.

Biotechnology & Society

Addressing the social, ethical and legal questions arising from developments in health and biomedicine using a multidisciplinary research approach.

Culture, Medicine & Power

Delving into the interdisciplinary study of social, cultural, political and historical dimensions of health and illness.

Institute of Gerontology

Investigating the challenges of health and social care, as well as the social, economic and policy consequences of ageing populations in both developed and developing worlds.

Mental Health & Society

Seeking to better understand the socio-political dimensions of mental health and illness in the Global North and South. 

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